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Nas Hosts Free Concert in NYC Today

Today (June 2), Nas will performing live at the Gansevoort Plaza in New York City as part of Bacardi Rums “Like It Live, Like It Together” kick-off event. The free concert is hosted by Elvis Duran and features New York’s Power ...

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Common Speaks on Gil Scott-Heron’s Death

Chi-town rapper Common is the latest to share his sentiments about Gil Scott-Heron, the influential poet, musician and rap forefather who passed away last Friday (May 27) at age 62. In a statement to XXLMag.com, Common touched on Scott-Heron’s personal influence ...

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Wiz Khalifa: My Year [May 2011 Issue]

Wiz Khalifa had the right idea when he decided to name his 2007 mixtape Grow Season. Back then, he was a tall, lanky 19-year-old trying to make noise out of a buzzless Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Today, while the herb-toking rapper’s frame ...

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