• Nas and Hit-Boy Tease Potential Collaboration in Video for Upcoming Workshop Class

    21 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Collaborators Nas and Hit-Boy may have new music in the works. The two first linked in August 2020 for the making of King's Disease and reunited a year later for the album's sequel. In a video posted to Instagram on October 5, Nas gives fans a preview of his upcoming MasterClass. The visual shows Nas rapping in the studio and Hit-Boy tapping on a keyboard. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nasir Jones “I ran the gamut,” Nas raps in the brief clip. “Got my hands in everything like kids with bad manners.” It appears that the teaser is chronicling the making of a fresh Nas and...
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  • GRAMMY Nominee Predictions Shift Following New 'Album of the Year' Rule

    GRAMMY Nominee Predictions Shift Following New 'Album of the Year' Rule

    21 days ago - By Hypebeast

    The GRAMMYs is rolling back a past rule in order to fairly honor all of the individuals who work on music nominated in its Album of the Year category. In 2017, the Academy instated a rule that anyone recognized in an album's GRAMMY nomination had to be credited with a minimum of 33% of the album's playing time. Over the past four years, those who didn't work on at least one-third of playing time couldn't be nominated, leaving out many of those involved in the making of significant music projects, including featured artists, songwriters, producers, sound engineers and more. Since adopting...
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