Archive for the 'Live Performances' Category

Video: Nas Debuts Time Is Illmatic at Tribeca Film Festival

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Last night, Nas opened up the Tribeca Film Festival with the debut screening of the new feature length documentary Time Is Illmatic. By all accounts, it was quite a night. Fellow New Yorker and festival fonder Robert DeNiro introduced him and after the screening Nas took to the stage to perform joints from the album and provide some commentary.

Footage courtesy Nigel D, plus you can head over to Miss Info’s site for more footage and pictures from the evening.

Previously: The Corner Where the Illmatic Cover Was Shot

Video: Noisey Raps Ep. 7 – Danny Brown Growing Up

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Noisey joins Danny in London as he plays a show at Rough Trade and he talks about growing up as a man and artist, quitting lean, Miley Cyrus, talking to girls on the internet, Kim Kardashian’s ass, dealing with the press and more.

Previously: Danny Brown ft. Purity Ring – 25 Bucks (Video)

Video: Future: Honest Webisode #2 (London)

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Future does a promo run through London, meeting with Tim Westwood, DJ Semtex and Charlie Sloth and performing for fans in support of the Honest LP.

Previously: Future ft. Kanye West – I Won

Video: Smoke DZA on Cipha Sounds’ Take It Personal Improv

Monday, April 14th, 2014

DZA drops by Ciph’s Take It Personal Hip-Hop Improv and tells a story of being rounded up in a rapper sting at Flex’s Tunnel revival show back in January.

Previously: Smoke DZA x Sway – 5 Fingers of Death Freestyle

Video: Chance The Rapper Brings Out Justin Bieber at Coachella

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Chance  brought Biebs out for a performance of “Confident” yesterday afternoon at Coachella.

Previously: Chance The Rapper – The Writer

Video: Lil Boosie Performs in Nashville

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Boosie took the stage at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium this past Friday night for his first official performance since being released from prison last month. Checkout some footage of his set above and hit the jump for a clip of him bringing out Cashville’s own Young Buck for a surprise appearance.

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Video: Jhené Aiko Brings Out Drake at Coachella

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Drake joined Jhené Aiko on stage at Coachella last night for a performance of their Nothing Was The Same collaboration “From Time”.

Previously: Drake Plays Jimmy Kimmel’s Lie Witness News

Video: Nas at Coachella

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Nas Coachella 14 by YardieGoals

Nas took the stage at Coachella last night and it was quite a performance. After performing Illmatic in its entirety he was joined on-stage by Jay-Z who performed “Dead Presidents” and “Where I’m From”, and Diddy, who joined Nas in a performance of “Hate Me Now”. Watch the full set above.

Previously: Outkast at Coachella

Video: Pharrell at Coachella

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Pharrell did it big at Coachella last night, bringing out a slew of guest performers that included Busta Rhymes, Diddy, Nelly, Snoop Dogg and even former No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani.

Part 2 below.

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Video: Nas ft. Q-Tip – One Love (Live on Jimmy Fallon)

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Nas and Q-Tip appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon for an amazing live performance of “One Love” as part of the ongoing celebration of the 20th anniversary of Illmatic.

Props: Yardie

UPDATED with un-aired footage of a performance of “The World Is Yours” below.

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