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Why Illmatic is One of the Greatest Hip-Hop Albums of All Time

Incredibly, twenty years have passed since New York rapper Nas dropped his groundbreaking debut album, Illmatic – a record that ventured into uncharted hip-hop territory, creating an alternative angle for a genre dominated at the time by ‘gangsta rap’. Illmatic took hip-hop back to its organic roots, a storytelling record …


Interview: U-God (Part two)

It’s very difficult not to view Wu-Tang as we all did in 1993. We get caught up in the nostalgia and very easily forget that these are all grown men, some with children who are graduating from college.  With his ‘been there and done that’ T-Shirt almost worn to shreds


Interview: U-God (Part one)

During the London stop of the Wu-Tang Clan’s 20th anniversary tour, we caught up with the iconic rap collective’s often most misconceived member, U-God.

We kick off part one of this frank and charismatic two part interview, discussing the new solo album ‘The Keynote Speaker’, reaching out to Gucci