N.O.R.E. Coins New Slang, ‘Riggadellia’
While slangologists like E-40 and Ghostface are often celebrated for creating their own brand of vernacular, Capone-N-Noreaga rapper N.O.R.E. has gone largely overlooked, despite creating some of New York's most hilarious jargon. From "full steezie" to "flagrino" and "slime," N...
N.O.R.E. ‘Didn’t Feel the Appreciation’ for First ‘War Report’
Queens rap group Capone-N-Noreaga released the sequel to their 1999 classic 'The War Report' this past Tuesday, an album which N.O.R.E. told The BoomBox, he didn't "feel the appreciation for" until recently. "It's always weird, when I do interviews concerning the first 'War Report,' and people say to me 'this was classic, this was the best record ever,' and blahzay blah," N..
Tragedy Khadafi Released From Prison
Legendary Queens rapper Tragedy Khadafi was released from prison on June 23. The 38-year-old former Juice Crew member, who began his career as a protege of Marley Marl's, was convicted of selling narcotics in 2007, and sentenced to four years in prison...
Nore Reveals ‘War Report 2′ Details
In 1997, Capone-N-Noreaga released their classic album 'The War Report,' a Queens street-rap masterpiece, which featured the hits 'T.O.N.Y.' and 'L.A., L.A.' Thirteen years later Noreaga (aka N.O.R.E.) and Capone are releasing a sequel, 'The War Report 2...
Capone-N-Noreaga Want You to Tune in to ‘Channel 10′
Nas confidently boasts in his now-classic intro, Queens Get the Money, "I'm over their heads, like a bulimic on a seesaw." And while you won't find hip-hop quotables quite on the level of the gifted Mr. Jones', fellow Queens natives and hip-hop vets Capone -N- Noreaga have forged their own successful path in the game with a decidedly more straightforward and thugged-out approach... Read