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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,...

Nas’ 'Time Is Illmatic' Kicks Off The Tribeca Film Festival

'Time is Illmatic’ - directed by multimedia artist and first-time director One9 – kicked off the Tribeca Film Festival yesterday, Wednesday, April 16. The film documents Nas’ time living in the projects to his ascendance...

Nas Pays Tribute To Robert De Niro At Tribeca Film Festival

Rapper Nas paid tribute to Robert De Niro at the Tribeca Film Festival, where his documentary Time is Illmatic played as the opening night selection. According to Variety, the crowd at the Beacon Theater practically...

Beyoncé And Jay Z To Do Joint Tour?

Beyoncé and Jay Z are reportedly planning a joint tour.The 'XO' singer and her 'Holy Grail' rapper husband are said to be getting ready to announce that they will be doing a joint tour of...

Jay Z Joins Nas For Illmatic Anniversary Performance At Coachella

Former rap rivals Nas and Jay Z reunited on stage at California's Coachella music festival on Saturday (12Apr14) to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the I Can hitmaker's classic Illmatic album.Nas marked the milestone by...

Coachella Saturday Highlights: Muse, Pharrell And Surprises From Jay And Bey

If you’re at Coachella this year, you won’t be reading this story and if you are… well, this might just make things worse, but here’s a rundown of the best things you’re missing anyway. Saturday...

Nick Cannon's Marriage Is 'Amazing'

Nick Cannon has an ''amazing'' relationship with Mariah Carey.The 'America's Got Talent' star has hit back at rumours his marriage to the '#Beautiful' hitmaker is on the rocks and insists he isn't jealous about her...

Buku Music And Art Project 2014 Brings Fantastic Energy From Chance The Rapper And The Glitch Mob

The Buku Music + Art Project has brought another year of top class music to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans, with memorable performances from Chance The Rapper, Sleigh Bells and The Glitch Mob.When people...

Kelis On Nas Divorce: 'I'm Over It'

Singer Kelis insists she is "over" her 2009 divorce from rapper Nas, despite the fact he sparked speculation in recent years about his feelings for his ex-wife after featuring her wedding dress on the cover...

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