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Nas Speaks Out About Controversial Album Name

Hip-hop star NAS has defended his decision to name his upcoming album NIGGER, insisting the word is symbolic of the discrimination faced by all ethnicities, not just those of African origin. The Hip-Hop Is Dead...

Nas Not Dropped From Label

Def Jam label bosses have hit back at reports the company is dropping rapper NAS over his plans to title his next album NIGGER. The I Can hitmaker made headlines last year (07) when he...

Ice Cube In Talks For Collaboration With Scarface + Nas

Rapper/actor ICE CUBE is planning a superstar collaboration with his hip-hop peers SCARFACE and NAS. The former N.W.A. star admits they have yet to decide on the finer details, but a project with Scarface -...

Jay-z's Video 'Celebration'

Rapper SHAWN 'JAY-Z' CARTER recruited celebrity pals including MARIAH CAREY, NAS and SEAN COMBS to star in his new music video - so that the clip would look like a genuine party. The 99 Problems...

Jay-z Defends Nas Album Title

Hip-hop mogul JAY-Z has defended NAS' decision to name his new album N**ger, but insists the naming of the record is "misguided". Jay-Z - real name Shawn Carter - is releasing the LP under his...

Politician Takes Aim At Record Label Bosses Over Nas Album

A New York politician is demanding the state withdraws an $84 million (GBP42 million) state pension fund invested in Universal Music Group unless rapper NAS changes the title of his new album NIGGER. Brooklyn assemblyman...

Def Jam: 'We're Backing Nas All The Way'

LATEST: NAS' record label DEF JAM have 'no issue' with the rap star's controversial plans to name his new album NIGGA, the label's chairman insists. Def Jam chairman Antonio 'L.A.' Reid has trashed reports...

Nas: 'Reverend Jackson Has No Place To Comment On Album Title'

LATEST: Rap star NAS has hit back at outspoken civil rights campaigner REVEREND JESSE JACKSON for criticising the title of his new album NIGGA. Earlier this week (ends19Oct07), Jackson slammed Nas for "making a mockery"...

Reverend Jackson Blasts Nas For Controversial Album Title

Hip-hop star NAS has been slammed by REVEREND JESSE JACKSON - because the controversial title of his new album NIGGA "makes a mockery" of the race issue. The outspoken civil rights campaigner has urged media...

Def Jam Deny Reports Nas Will Release New Album In 2007

LATEST: NAS has clashed with Def Jam over his plans to drop his controversially-titled new album NIGGA in December (07) - because the record label does not have any of the rapper's new material scheduled...

Nas To Test Race Issues With New Album Title

NAS is set to test hot-button race issues in rap by naming his next album NIGGA. While many of his peers are apologising for using the 'N' word in past lyrics and refusing to use...

Nas Blasts 'Racist' O'reilly

Rapper NAS has slammed U.S. talk show titan BILL O'REILLY as a "racist" for criticising his appearance at a Virginia Tech memorial concert as insulting to the victims of the April (07) massacre. The O'Reilly...

Nas Voters Concert In Jeopardy

An upcoming NAS concert encouraging Canadian youths to register to vote is in jeopardy after the venue pulled out of hosting the event. Students groups at Carleton University and University of Ottawa, who have organised...

Sister Of Massacre Victim Upset About Nas Show

LATEST: The sister of a student killed by gunman SEUNG HUI CHO has spoken out about the inclusion of rapper NAS in an upcoming Virginia Tech benefit concert. Following reports that families of seven of...

Parents Of Virginia Tech Massacre Victims Upset By Nas Show

The parents of the students killed during the Virginia Tech university massacre are calling for the promoters of an upcoming benefit concert to wipe NAS' name off the bill - because they feel his lyrics...

Stars To Play Free Gig At Virginia Tech

Rockers JOHN MAYER, NAS and DAVE MATTHEWS BAND are to play a free concert at Virginia Tech in September (07), to help the university's students begin the academic year positively following April's (07) campus massacre....

50 Cent: 'Nas Is Too Smart To Succeed'

50 CENT has criticised rap rival NAS for being too smart for business. The hip-hop entrepreneur claims Nas' core fans are turned off by the fact the rapper is too bookish and not street smart....

Jay-z And Nas Defend Rap In New Book

Rap superstars JAY-Z and NAS have spoken out in defence of hip hop in a new book about the music genre. Jay-Z wrote the introduction for Know What I Mean? Reflections On Hip Hop, by...

Nas Cancels Croatia Gig Over 'Safety Concerns'

Rapper NAS has confirmed he cancelled concerts in Croatia because he was worried about his safety. The Hip-Hop Is Dead star, who is currently on the UK leg of his European tour, was due to...

Nas Cancelled Tour Date Over 'Race' Allegations

Rapper NAS cancelled a recent US tour date after he encountered "racist" club employees. The hip-hop star and his singer wife KELIS insists they were treated like "terrorists" at the House of Blues, San Diego,...

New Name For The Game As He Crowns His Unborn Son King Justice

Rapper THE GAME already has his second son's name picked out - three weeks before the tot is born. The Los Angeles-based hitmaker has told MTV News he'll call his newborn KING JUSTICE. That won't...

Perez Ends Feud With Jay-z

JAY-Z and actress ROSIE PEREZ have ended their war of words after the WHITE MEN CAN'T JUMP star criticised the rap mogul for his verbal attack on one-time rival NAS. Puerto Rican Perez admits she...

Nas Protege Lands Will.i.am + Babyface As Producers On Debut

The singer rapper NAS discovered has struck gold after landing BLACK EYED PEAS star WILL.I.AM and BABYFACE as producers on her first solo album. CHRISETTE MICHELE features on Nas' new single CAN'T FORGET ABOUT YOU...

Kelis Arrested For Disorderly Conduct

Singer KELIS was arrested early today (02MAR07) in Miami Beach, Florida after allegedly screaming racial obscenities at two female police officers. The officers were working undercover posing as prostitutes in South Beach when they say...

Nas Invites Cole To Join Him For Unforgettable Video

NATALIE COLE has given rapper NAS her blessing to sample her father NAT KING COLE's standard UNFORGETTABLE by appearing in the video accompanying his new track. Nas uses the smooth 1950s hit in his new...

Happy New Year For Omarion As Album Tops The Us Charts

Former boyband star OMARION has claimed the first new US album chart-topper of 2007 after debuting his 21 album at number one on the new Billboard countdown. The album sold 119,000 copies in its first...

Beyonce + Nas Start The New Year In Style

BEYONCE and rapper NAS have kicked off 2007 in style by claiming the top spots on the first US singles and album charts of the New Year. Beyonce's IRREPLACEABLE is proving to be just that...

Nas' Ex Sued For Plagiarism

Rapper NAS' former girlfriend CARMEN BRYAN is being sued by a writer who claims he wrote her book IT'S NO SECRET: FROM NAS TO JAY-Z, FROM SEDUCTION TO SCANDAL - A HIP-HOP HELEN OF TROY...

Kelis Joins Forces With Car Maker

R+B star KELIS has signed to promote Ford's new car launch in the new year (07). The MILKSHAKE star will be the face of the company's advertising campaign on radio, TV, and in urban publications...

Nas: 'Rock And R+b Are Dead Too'

Rapper NAS has slammed the current state of the music industry, claiming there is a severe lack of creativity in the hip-hop, rock and R+B scenes. The ETHER hitmaker - born NASIR JONES - has...

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