Nas Denies Kelis' Allegations of Abuse
The Queens rapper finally speaks out on the accusations against him from his ex-wife earlier this year.
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau
Robert Christgau on G.O.O.D Music's Good (and Less Good) Music
The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Pusha T's 'Daytona,' Tierra Whack's 'Whack World,' Kanye West & Kid Cudi's 'Kids See Ghosts,' West's solo 'Ye,' and more.
Teyana Taylor's 'K.T.S.E.' Has Finally Hit Streaming Services
Taylor's sophomore album—and the last of this summer's G.O.O.D Music releases—is now available on Spotify and Apple Music.
Thinking Too Hard
Nas Still Can’t Escape JAY-Z’s Takeover
Nearly 20 years after their historic beef, the two New York rap icons seem miles apart in their ability to be transparent with listeners.
Myles E. Johnson
stream of the crop
Stream of the Crop: 8 New Albums for Heavy Rotation
New albums from SOPHIE, Nas, and Culture Abuse top this week's list of essential new projects.
Alex Robert Ross
The Most Notable Part of ‘NASIR’ Is What Nas Didn’t Address
On the rap icon's newest album, he fails to address allegations of abuse from his ex-wife and singer Kelis.
Listen to Kanye West's New Album 'Ye'
'Ye,' West's follow-up to 2016's 'The Life of Pablo,' arrived on streaming services Friday morning.
Livestream Kanye West's Album Listening Event
Kanye is livestreaming the release of his new album –– watch live now.
Kelis Says Her Marriage With Nas Was Physically and Mentally Abusive
In an interview with Hollywood Unlocked, Kelis opened up about her marriage with Nas, which ended in 2010, describing it as "tumultuous" and "toxic."
The Wild True Stories Behind Some of the Most Epic Crime Movies Ever
"Freeway" Rick Ross and others gave us the skinny on a few classics and some new contenders.
The Untold Stories Behind These Legendary Hip-Hop Portraits
"After Ice Cube's concert, I went backstage to give him some photos we'd shot that afternoon. When the door opened, his bodyguard asked if I could bring some ice cubes."
Matthijs van Camerijk
Future and Nas Hang Out in a Lounge on DJ Esco's "Walk Thru"
Another new 'Kolorblind' cut materializes, uniting old rap with the new on a monstrously chill beat.