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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...

Nas Offers Financial Assistance To Dead Man's Family

LATEST: Rapper NAS and US basketball star CHRIS WEBBER are to hand over "a substantial amount" to the family of slain New Yorker SEAN BELL after being told the dead man's funeral costs have already...

Nas Condemns Nypd Shooting

Rap star NAS has blasted the New York Police Department, following a fatal shooting of a man outside a club in Queens last month (25NOV06). SEAN BELL, 23, was driving a car that smashed into...

Ex-girlfriend Targets Nas And Kelis

NAS and his wife KELIS are the targets of a new book by an ex-girlfriend who claims the rapper wanted to have a threesome with both women. CARMEN BRYAN claims Nas - real name NASIR...

Jay-z Planning To Tour With Hip-hop Heavy Hitters In 2007

Rap mogul JAY-Z is planning the show of 2007 after announcing he's heading out with the superstars of his Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella labels. The hitmaker, who is in the middle of a comeback after...

West Steps Back From Music

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST has pledged to step back from music for at least a year because he fears his fans are getting bored of him. The GOLD DIGGER star has decided his regular contributions...

Nas To Score Blood Diamonds

Rapper NAS is rushing to complete his first soundtrack score after being approached to create music for LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's new movie, BLOOD DIAMONDS. The rap star is working against the clock to complete the project...

Nas' Champagne Idea

Rapper NAS is asking his hip-hop pals to create their own brand of champagne, after Cristal managing director FREDERIC ROUZAUD made negative comments about the genre's association with the sparkling wine. In June (06), Rouzaud...

Kidman Sneaks Into Jay-z Gig

Hollywood star NICOLE KIDMAN sneaked into rapper JAY-Z's history-making gig at London's Royal Albert Hall last week (27SEP06). The GIRLS GIRLS GIRL hitmaker was the first hip-hop star ever to perform at the Victorian building....

Nas And Jay-z To Team Up Again

Hip-hop star NAS has vowed his surprise collaboration with JAY-Z on stage in London last week (27SEP06) won't be his last - he wants them to travel to Africa together. The rapper thrilled the Royal...

Jay-z Joined By Martin And Paltrow

CHRIS MARTIN and his actress wife GWYNETH PALTROW thrilled a sold-out crowd at London's prestigious Royal Albert Hall last night (27SEP06) when they joined hip-hop star JAY-Z on stage. The COLDPLAY frontman collaborated with Jay-Z...

The Game's Starstudded Sophomore

Rapper THE GAME's second album boasts a superstar-studded line up of cameos, including guest spots from NAS, BUSTA RHYMES, KANYE WEST, MARY J BLIGE and SNOOP DOGG. The Game - real name JAYCEON TAYLOR -...

Nas And Gray Help Kelis Celebrate Birthday

Rap star KELIS was thrilled when 100 friends and family, including husband NAS and pal MACY GRAY, gathered to celebrate her 27th birthday in New York City. Nas surprised his wife last Monday (21AUG06) with...

Kelis Takes Control Of Image

R+B beauty KELIS has blasted female stereotypes, declaring a woman in control should not be seen as negative. The feisty singer, married to rapper NAS, leaped to international fame in 2000 with her shouty-anthem CAUGHT...

Kelis: 'I Have Nothing In Common With Nas'

R+B singer KELIS insists she has nothing in common with her rapper husband NAS, and attributes their successful marriage to meeting each other "halfway". The MILKSHAKE star admits she has different interests to her spouse,...

West Wows At Aids Gig

Rapper KANYE WEST wowed a star-studded audience including SEAN COMBS, dance star MOBY and MAROON 5 frontman ADAM LEVINE for an exclusive AIDS benefit last week (22JUN06). The star was introduced as a "hip-hop icon"...

Kelis Shows Pals How To Cook Simple In New Book

LATEST: Feisty R+B star KELIS was inspired to create a cookbook after giving away all her culinary secrets to pals who couldn't be bothered to spend hours in the kitchen. The MILKSHAKE singer has perfected...

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