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Nas + Kelis Scrap Reality Show

Hip-hop couple NAS and KELIS have scrapped plans for a new reality TV show - because they're too boring. The pair filmed two episodes of the proposed show but hated what they saw. Nas says,...

Nas First Tasted Marijuana At Nine

Rapper NAS first sampled marijuana when he was just nine years old. The I Can hitmaker reveals his jazzman father Olu Dara would return from tours with tall tales and pot he'd share with his...

Nas + Soulja Boy Land Sneaker Deals

Rappers NAS and SOULJA BOY have just signed new sneaker deals. Nas and sports brand Fila have just entered into a new one-year partnership, while Soulja Boy has signed a multi-year footwear and apparel contract...

Wonder Slams Nas' N**Ger Lp

Soul legend STEVIE WONDER has blasted rapper NAS for planning to call his new album N**GER - insisting the word is still offensive to a lot of people. Nas came under fire from both the...

Nas To Release The N**Ger Mixtape

Hip-hop star NAS will defy his record label bosses at Def Jam when he releases THE N**GER MIXTAPE - after he was pressured to drop the controversial word from the title of his forthcoming album....

Sharpton Praises Nas For Dropping Controversial Album Title

LATEST: Rapper NAS' decision not to call his new album N**GER has been praised by civil rights activist REVEREND AL SHARPTON. The 34-year-old New York native wanted to use the title to make a political...

Nas Ditches Provocative Title Of New Album

Rapper NAS has ditched the controversial title of his new album just weeks before its release. The I Can hitmaker had planned to name his new release N***er, incurring the wrath of many fellow hip-hop...

Nas Pulls 'Diss' Tracks From Live Shows

Rapper NAS has been forced to pull some of his fans' favourite anthems from live shows - because he no longer has issues with those he criticises on records. The I Can hitmaker admits there...

Nas Thanks Ono For 'Breaking Up The Beatles'

Outspoken rapper NAS has applauded YOKO ONO for reportedly splitting up THE BEATLES - because she helped JOHN LENNON develop his solo career. The I Can hitmaker is a big fan of Lennon's music and...

Nas + Kelis To Sue Miami?

Rapper NAS and his R+B singer wife KELIS are reportedly threatening to launch a $100 million (GBP50 million) lawsuit against the city of Miami, Florida - accusing officials of racial profiling. Milkshake hitmaker Kelis -...

Nas Backs Obama

Rapper NAS has offered his backing to BARACK OBAMA's U.S. presidential campaign, claiming the Democratic candidate is the "face of America". Nas is the latest in a line of celebrities to publicly declare their support...

Nas Shocked By Premature Album Review

Rapper NAS has piled more pressure on U.S. magazine Maxim by accusing the publication of writing a review of his album - even though it isn't finished yet. Maxim magazine published a premature analysis of...

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...

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