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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...

Nas' Ex Seeking Back Child Support Payments

Rapper Nas is facing a demand for back child support payments after the mother of his teenage daughter filed legal documents in court.Carmen Bryan claims the One Mic hitmaker owes her more than $11,000 (£6,875)...

Nas Documentary To Open Tribeca Film Festival

A documentary about rapper Nas' groundbreaking debut Illmatic has been selected to open the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, almost exactly 20 years to the day of the album's original release.Time Is Illmatic will receive its...

Nas Developing Tv Show Based On His Life

Rapper Nas has teamed up with producers at XBox Entertainment Studios to develop a Tv show loosely based on his life.Street Dreams will chronicle the story of a hip-hop artist trying to find fame in...

Alicia Keys Celebrates Birthday With Stevie Wonder Performance

Stevie Wonder and P. Diddy were among the performers at Alicia Keys' birthday party.The 'No One' hitmaker's husband Swizz Beats threw a private party for her 33rd birthday after the Grammy Awards on Sunday (26.01.14),...

Nas To Be Feted At Vibe Impact Awards

Rapper Nas will be honoured at the second ever Vibe Impact Awards later this month (Jan14).The hip-hop star will be feted at the gala on 24 January (14) to mark the 20th anniversary of his...

Nas: 'Hip-hop Is As Important As Computer Science'

Rapper Nas kicked off a fellowship in his honour at America's prestigious Harvard University by insisting hip-hop is as important to society as computer science.The I Can hitmaker lends his name to Harvard's Hip-Hop Archive...

Nas Celebrates 40th Birthday With Star-studded Party

Rapper Nas marked his 40th birthday by throwing a star-studded party in New York City on Thursday night (12Sep13).The hip-hop star, who reaches the milestone on Saturday (14Sep13), was joined by friends including Mariah Carey,...

Nas Raising Thousands For Displaced Family

Rapper Nas has helped to raise over $60,000 (£40,000) for a Washington, D.C. family which lost its home in a fire by launching a special online campaign.The hip-hop hitmaker first heard about the plight of...

Nas Jams With Ex-nine Inch Nails Rocker

Rapper Nas teamed up with former Nine Inch Nails drummer Alex Carapetis in New York last week (ends26Jul13) to perform an unlikely duet.The hip-hop star was enjoying dinner at The General's Jazz Room as Carapetis...

Rapper Nas Becomes Ivy League Guy With Harvard Fellowship

Rapper Nas - real name Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones - dropped out of school early. From his humble beginnings in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, the artist had a shot at cracking the music business and,...

Nas Lands Hip-hop Fellowship At Harvard University

Rapper Nas has been honoured with a fellowship bearing his name at America's prestigious Harvard University.The Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship will be a joint venture with officials at Harvard's Hip-Hop Archive and will benefit students...

Jay-z's Wireless Appearance Marred By Stabbings

Two men were stabbed during Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake's performance at Yahoo! Wireless Festival.The incidents occurred while the '99 Problems' rapper and the R&B singer were previewing their 'Legends of the Summer' tour on the...

Rihanna Joins Jay-z And Justin Timberlake At Wireless

Rihanna made a surprise appearance at Yahoo! Wireless festival last night (14.07.13).The 'Diamonds' hitmaker sent fans into a frenzy as she emerged on stage during Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake's joint headlining set to join Jay...

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