Nas is stepping into the podcast game with the launch of 'The Bridge,' a Spotify series co-hosted by Minya 'Miss Info' Oh exploring 50 years of Hip Hop history.
Nas has spent the better part of the last 30 years as one of the greatest rappers alive, but now hes turning his hand to becoming something of a Hip Hop professor as the genres 50th anniversary approaches Following the launch of his Hip Hop storytelling series with online educational platform MasterClassand news of his upcoming documentary on the seminal Hip Hop TV show Video Music Box the Queensbridge rap icon has announced a new podcast with Minya Miss Info Oh titled The Bridge: 50 Years of Hip Hop. Coming exclusively to Spotify later this month, The Bridge positions itself as a Hip Hop history lesson in podcast form as Nas and Miss Info explore the cultures journey over the last five decades as told by those whove lived it. This is our opportunity to go deep and explore how Hip Hop went from the microphones, turntables and sound systems to big business and a worldwide cultural phenomenon, Nas says in the trailer for the new podcast series, which is produced by Spotify and Mass Appeal. Every week me and Nas talk to our personal heroes and the creative forces that shaped Hip Hop and helped it grow, adds Miss Info, who has spent decades as a respected radio personality and music journalist. She famously penned The Sources five-mic review of Nas debut album Illmatic in 1994. Nas and Miss Info will be joined by special guests throughout the series, including Ice Cube Mary J. Blige DJ Jazzy Jeff Cordaeand Nas brother Jungle Season one of The Bridge: 50 Years of Hip Hop debuts November 16, with new episodes premiering weekly. Read more