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Watch Nas Perform "Illmatic" With National Symphony Orchestra

Throughout the evening, the Hip Hop luminary executed symphonic renditions of classics like “N.Y. State of Mind,” “The World Is Yours,” “Memory Lane (Sittin’ in Da Park),” and “It Ain’t Hard to Tell.” The special is also peppered with interview clips featuring the Queens-bred MC and provides insight into his journey that started at the Queensbridge projects. “I worked on my thing,” he said in a clip. “I worked on my craft and I stuck to it. I hope that you can look through the dream with me and see the journey I took to be on this stage with an orchestra."

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Sneakersnstuff & adidas Unwrap a NMD CS1 GORE-TEX Pack

Sneakersnstuff once again joins forces with adidas on a limited edition pack centering upon the NMD CS1 with premium GORE-TEX treatment. The mid-top silhouette will arrive in “Dark Burgundy” and “Blue Night” colorways. Furthermore, both pairs feature the trademark NMD heel tabs, crisp white BOOST midsoles and gum-colored outsoles to boot.Peep both pairs above and purchase them exclusively at Sneakersnstuff’s official website for approximately $230 USD starting January 27.

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Binary Star Announce Double LP & Debut "Last Supper Nova" Video

Binary Star made its long-awaited return in 2017 by releasing Water World 3, the group’s first LP in over 15 years and one of HipHopX’s Most Slept-On Albums of the year. Fans don’t have to worry about waiting so long again as One Be Lo has announced a double LP titled LightY ears Apart and released a video for the first single, “The Last Supper Nova.” “The whole concept is Binary,” One Be Lo told DX about the upcoming project. “Two stars that revolve around each other. This double album is really two stars or albums that revolve around each other. The project Light Years Apart is actually LightY and ears Apart. Most of the songs are named after constellations...

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Elzhi & Khrysis Announce Joint Project "Jericho Jackson"

In the hours leading up to 2018, some Hip-Hop news was announced that Heads might have missed. Jamla Records’ founder 9th Wonder revealed that this new year promises an exciting collaborative group from two esteemed veterans of Rap music and verse. Detroit, Michigan MC Elzhi and North Carolina producer Khrysis have formed Jericho Jackson. With the announcement, 9th shared a snippet of the merger. For fans of Public Enemy, JAY-Z, or Wreckx-N-Effect, the callback to Lafayette Afro Rock Band’s “Darkest Light” may bring a smile. El’s bars make the reference his own Elzhi has a long history of working with the Justus League and Jamla family. He previously appeared on Little Brother’s The Minstrel Show, Phonte’s Charity Starts At Home,...

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Watch Eminem Demolish Donald Trump in BET Awards Freestyle

Eminem tore into President Donald Trump during a ferocious a capella freestyle at the BET Hip Hop Awards Tuesday. Em opened the four-minute deluge with a reference to Trump's disconcerting "calm before the storm" quip then proceeded to skewer the president over immigration, corruption, white supremacy, the NFL, gun control, environmental disasters and more. Eminem packed his bars with deft internal rhyme schemes like, "But we better give Obama props/ Cause what we've got in office now's/ A kamikaze that'll probably cause a nuclear holocaust." Elsewhere, he capped off lyrical diatribes with pointed punch lines: "Plus he gets an enormous reaction/ When he attacks the NFL so we focus on that and/ Instead of talking Puerto Rico or gun reform for Nevada/ All...

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