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Nas Claims He Was 'Treated Like S**T' While Working On Landmark Debut 'Illmatic'

It's been three years since his last album, 'Life Is Good', and now rap fans everywhere are getting restless for more material from 90s legend Nas, who's currently touring in celebration of the 21st anniversary...

Rapper Nas Invests In Music Mastering Service

The musicians have been named as investors, among others in the company, which has mastered over 1.2 million songs for users including Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir, Echosmith and Wolf+Lamb. Nas says,...

Rapper Nas Addresses U.s. Race Relations In Instagram Post

Gunman Dylann Root opened fire at a weekly Bible study session at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, killing nine victims, including the pastor. He faces nine murder charges....

Nas Entering Watch Business With Luxury Online Store

The One Mic star is known for his love of high-end timepieces and now he is going into business with private watch dealer Steven Brown to launch OwnlyOne.com, a website offering limited sales...

Rapper Nas Partners With Restaurant Bosses At Sweet Chick

The New York City eatery's second location opened last year (14) and executives are working with the One Mic hitmaker to secure funding, according to Billboard.com. A statement from restaurant co-owner John...

Nas' Representative Dismisses New Romance Rumours

The hip-hop star was linked to Vanessa Bronfman, whose father ran the Warner Music Group for nearly a decade, after they were spotted together in Barbados over the weekend (18-19Apr15). However, a...

Dj Premier To Score New Tv Movie

The Grammy Award-winning Gang Starr producer, who has collaborated with the likes of Nas, Jay Z and the late Notorious B.I.G., is teaming up with bosses at U.S. cable network VH1 for The...

Nas Helps Slick Rick Celebrate 50th Birthday Onstage

Veteran rapper Slick Rick celebrated his 50th birthday onstage with Nas on Friday (09Jan15) at a special concert in Brooklyn, New York.The Brit, real name Richard Walters, invited fans to attend the show at Brooklyn...

Actress-turned-rapper Abbie Cornish To Support Nas On Australian Tour

Australian actress Abbie Cornish has been given a huge boost as she reintroduces herself to fans as a rapper after landing a supporting slot on hip-hop icon Nas' tour Down Under.The Robocop star is currently...

Nas And Russell Simmons Demand Justice For Police Killings In New York Protest

Rapper Nas and hip-hop moguls Russell Simmons and Kevin Liles joined forces on Saturday (13Dec14) to hit the streets of New York as part of a demonstration against a spate of recent police killings of...

'Nas: Time Is Illmatic' Marks The 20th Anniversary Of One Of The Greatest Ever Rap Albums [Trailer]

The 1990s marked a turning point for rap and hip hop, with plenty of artists making their mark on the scene with seminal releases. Nas was one of them, and now his landmark debut 'Illmatic'...

Mariah Carey Wants To Be Set Up On A Date

Mariah Carey wants Nas to set her up on a date.The '#Beautiful' hitmaker, whose estranged husband Nick Cannon recently confirmed they have been separated for several months, is reportedly eager to start dating again and...

Rapper Nas Investing In Ticket Search Engine Company

Rapper Nas is venturing into a new business deal by investing in a ticket search engine company.The One Mic hitmaker is using his money to back SeatGeek.com, joining professional athletes including Carmelo Anthony and Peyton...

Nas Thought Notorious B.i.g And 2 Pac's Deaths Would Spark The End Of Rap

Nas worried that the untimely deaths of Notorious B.I.G and 2 Pac would spark the end of rap music. The 'Hate Me Now' hitmaker - who has been involved in a long-running feud with fellow...

Lollapalooza Afterparty Marred By Shooting

An unofficial Lollapalooza afterparty attended by rapper Nas ended in tragedy with one man killed and another injured in a shooting in the early hours of Sunday morning (03Aug14).The incident reportedly occurred outside the Bodi...

Nas Discovers His Ancestors Were Sold As Slaves

Rapper Nas was shocked to discover his ancestors were sold as slaves in 1859 during his appearance on a genealogy Tv show.The I Can hitmaker is the first rapper to trace his family history on...

Kasabian Feature On New Mtv Talk Show

Kasabian will feature on the first episode of MTV's new talk show 'Soundchain'.The Glastonbury headliners will join DJ Zane Lowe to discuss their inspirations, success and perform tracks from their new album '48:13'.Zane said: ''I'm...

Schoolboy Q Questioned By Police Over Concert Shooting

Rapper Schoolboy Q has assured fans he is not in trouble with police after he was photographed in handcuffs following a shooting at a Colorado concert with Nas late on Thursday night (19Jun14).The hip-hop star...

Investigation Launched Over Nas Concert Shooting

Police in Colorado have launched an investigation after three revellers were shot outside a Nas gig on Thursday night (19Jun14).Shots rang out in the parking lot of the Red Rocks Amphitheatre, just outside of Denver,...

Dave Chappelle To Perform With Nas At Radio City Music Hall

Actor/comedian Dave Chappelle is set to hit the stage with rapper Nas for a show at Radio City Music Hall.The reclusive Half Baked star will perform alongside the One Mic hitmaker on 23 June (14)...

Nas Launches Scholarship For Top Graduates

Rapper Nas is teaming up with an education and employment firm to help promising students land top jobs.The I Can hitmaker is partnering with executives at U.S. firm Koru to launch The Nas Scholarship Fund,...

Nas Documentary Lands Huge Global Deal At Cannes

Rapper Nas' new documentary has become a big hit at the Cannes Film Festival in France after landing a global distribution deal.North American rights for Nas - Time is Illmatic were snapped up by Robert...

Robert De Niro's Film Partners Pick Up U.s. Rights To Nas Film

Robert De Niro and his production partners at Tribeca Film have picked up the distribution rights to rapper Nas' new Illmatic documentary.The movie star and his associates have acquired North American rights to Time Is...

Kelis Doesn't Want To Compete With Pop Peers

Kelis doesn't feel she needs to ''prove'' herself any more in the music industry. The 34-year-old singer - who released her new album 'Food' this month, her first on UK indie label Ninja Tune -...

Mariah Carey Unveils 'Personal' Album Title

Mariah Carey has named her new album 'Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse'.The 44-year-old singer has announced the ''personal'' title for her 14th studio album, which will be released next month.'The Elusive Chanteuse' is...

Military Films Take The Top Prizes At Tribeca, Plus Full List Of Winners

‘Zero Motivation’ and ‘Point and Shoot’ have taken the top prizes at the Tribeca Film Festival. The former picked up the mainaward, that of Best Film, while the latter prospered in the documentary category."Zero Motivation"“Zero...

Nas Launches Scholarship Fund For Minorities

Rapper Nas is investing in future generations by helping to fund technology scholarships for students from ethnic minorities.The I Can hitmaker is working with officials at private New York technical school General Assembly to provide...

Nas Hits The Stage With Lauryn Hill And Damian Marley At Coachella

Rapper Nas was joined by Lauryn Hill and Damian Marley during his second weekend performance at the 2014 Coachella music festival in California on Saturday night (19Apr14).To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the One Mic...

Nas Joined Onstage By Alicia Keys At Illmatic Documentary Premiere

Rapper Nas was joined onstage by Alicia Keys when he performed his debut album Illmatic in full for the star-studded audience at the premiere of his new documentary.The Tribeca Film Festival opened in New York...

Nas Celebrates Documentary Premiere As Tribeca Film Festival Opens

Rapper Nas helped to launch the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival in his native New York on Wednesday (16Apr14) by performing with Alicia Keys after the world premiere of his new documentary Time Is Illmatic.The project,...

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