The Queens rapper demonstrates an immortal appetite for hip hop; a rap athlete forging a new prime three decades into his career.
Nas and Hit-Boy show that sequels can be better than the original, reinstating Nas as a cross-generational Midas.
Celebrating 25 years since Nas’ ‘It Was Written’, we take a deep look into the record’s tracks, background, influence and impact on hip hop.
The posthumous record covers all of DMX’s traditional bases but turns a cold shoulder to having his own voice heard.
The best songs of 2020, brought to you by Mic Cheque.
Read our interview with New York’s next rising star, J.I.!
Review for Nas’ compilation album ‘The Lost Tapes 2’.
All Kanye West’s commercial releases ranked from 9 to 1.
Review for Nas’ album ‘Nasir’, his first release in six years, produced by Kanye West.
Review for Kanye West’s album ‘Ye’.
Review for Pusha T’s album ‘Daytona’.
My personal favourite hip hop and R&B songs of 2017, ranking them from 50–1; alongside honourable mentions.