Category Archives: B-boy

The Source 5 Mics is now Nation19’s MCs List.

Many years ago (If you were a Hip Hop head) you couldn’t wait to get the new issue of The Source Magazine. Published every month for over 20 years, The Source was the Hip Hop Bible. Today social media has changed the delivery of information of Hip Hop artists in an ever changing new way. Outlets […]

Activists discuss social injustice at World Premier screening of film in Phoenix!

  We had such a great night at the world premier screening of our film #Bars4Justice! There were community activists, leaders, organizers, artists, and hip hop heads all there to discuss as a whole what we can do as a community to make a difference. WestCoast Kam was there and he talked about his role […]

You waited long enough! #Bars4Justice

You have waited long enough, and although we were to announce winners Sep 1st, we had a great lyrical hiphop debate on who the winner should be over the past 2 days lol.. On top of the prizes the winners will also be featured on an upcoming #Bars4Justice track for YOU to enjoy for FREE!! APDTA! […]

We Need Your Help! #Bars4Justice

So yesterday we were going to pick our last finalist…buuuut, we need your help! These MC’s went sooooo hard that they got equal votes from all our judges! This is where we need you! Listen to each of the runner ups in the videos below: @Offendum, @Sefam, @ConsciousFlo. Post the name of your fav MC in […]

#Bars4Justice Week 2 Finalist MC Friction!

This week was a tough one! We got some dope entries from all across the US, and even overseas in Africa! So lets get to this weeks pick! And the 2nd finalist iiiiiiiiiiiisssss……. MC Friction!! (@ceilobrown) This dude is super sick!! Check out his #Bars4Justice ! “Reaganomics dropped atomically destroying our communities, crack sales, built jails […]

#Bars4Justice Week 1 Finalist Quadir Lateef !

It took allot of arguments, fights, texts, skype, FaceTime, and phone calls to determine this weeks finalist from all the dope entries aaaaaaaaand…….. Quadir Lateef’s #Bars4justice video definitely had everybody buggin! Lyrics: What if Michael Jordan got shot like Mike Brown? What if Sean Combs got shot like Sean Bell? WE ARE THE NEW SIM […]

Free 2 night stay at a 4 star hotel in Washington DC with Nation19 and Jasiri X!!

So you Think you got Skillz? Nation19 teamed up with Jasiri X to kick off #Bars4Justice! #BARS4JUSTICE IS A WEEKLY INSTAGRAM BASED FREESTYLE COMPETITION STARTING AUGUST 4th 2015. YOU GIVE US YOUR BEST BARS IN 15 SECONDS OR LESS, AND WE’LL HAND PICK AND FEATURE THE BEST VIDEO EVERY FRIDAY. WE’LL THEN CHOOSE THE BEST OF […]

Your favorite rappers soda out. The commercialization of Hip Hop continues with Sprite.

Sprite, a Coke a Cola company launched an interesting soda campaign featuring some of your favorite rappers. The campaign is promoting 16 limited Sprite cans with lyric quotes from Drake, Nas, Rakim Allah and Notorious B. I. G. on the cans. So Lets break it down. Drake: Although he is the most current rapper in […]

Why every Rapper should observe Ramadan

A celebrity customer called us and wanted to buy the new Pillars Tee but was kinda worried about rocking it because he wasn’t a Muslim. We explained that although the shirt is made for people observing Ramadan, the significance can be practiced by anyone with a little discipline. Here is how everyone, even Rappers can observe Ramadan, still stay fresh, and […]

Nation 19 Magazine / APDTA sponsor’s Freestyle Session in Denver, CO!

Nation 19 Magazine / APDTA sponsor's Freestyle Session in Denver, CO!

Nation 19 / APDTA is a proud sponsor of Freestyle Session in Denver, CO The event is hosted by legendary B-Boy Crew Lordz Of Finesse and CROS1 Presented by Silverback Bboy Events & UDEF Pro Breaking Tour August 2nd 2014 At Beta Night Club voted the #1 dance club in the US by Rolling Stone […]