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Lauryn Hill Thrills With Surprise New Jersey Concert Appearance

R&B singer Lauryn Hill thrilled fans in her native New Jersey on Sunday (02Sep12) by joining rapper Nas onstage at hip-hop music festival Rock The Bells.The reclusive singer has become more famous for her financial...

Nas & Tony Bennett To Receive First Amy Winehouse Awards

Tragic Amy Winehouse's collaborators Tony Bennett and Nas are to be honoured at a new Inspiration Awards gala named after the late British star.Nas, who worked with the Rehab singer shortly before her 2011 death,...

Nas Dedicates Song To Kelis At London Gig

Rapper Nas proved there is no bad blood between him and ex-wife Kelis by dedicating a song to her at a gig in London.The hip-hop star was part of the celebrity line-up for the Converse...

Kim Kardashian Reacts To Kanye West's 'Perfect Bitch' Track

Eyebrows were raised when Kim Kardashian was revealed as the "Perfect Bitch" that Kanye West sings about in his new track, but it seems the reality superstar actually loves her new...

'Life Is Good' For Nas, Rapper Lands Sixth No.1 Album

Nas has landed yet another U.S. number one with the release of his album 'Life Is Good.' Industry experts had estimated that the rapper would shift around 125,000 copies of his new studio album but...

Nas Returns To The Top Of The U.s. Album Chart

Rapper Nas is back at the top of the U.S. album chart with his sixth number one.Life Is Good has debuted atop the Billboard 200 with 149,000 first-week sales, toppling last week's number one, Uncaged...

Nas: Amy Winehouse Was 'One Of A Kind'

Nas has praised Amy Winehouse as ''one of a kind''.The rapper collaborated with the 'Rehab' singer before her tragic death on July 23, 2011 and speaking on the first anniversary yesterday (23.07.12), he admitted he...

Amy Winehouse Biopic? Who Would Play Amy On Film?

On the first anniversary of Amy Winehouse 's death, music lovers are considering the singer's legacy and thoughts of how tributes can be paid to her talent. Her father Mitch Winehouse has previously downplayed the...

Nas: Frank Ocean Collaboration Would Have Been Great

Nas thinks he and Frank Ocean could have made a ''great'' record.The pair had collaborated on a track believed to be called 'No Such Thing as White Jesus' but producer Hit-Boy lost the digital recordings...

'Old Bluesman' Nas

Nas wanted to create an ''old bluesman vibe'' on his new album. The 'Cherry Wine' rapper poses with the wedding dress of his ex-wife, Kelis - who divorced him in 2009 - draped over his...

Nas Planned Jay-z Collaboration For Daughters Remix

Rapper Nas had to scrap plans to team up with new dad Jay Z for a remix of his new single Daughters due to their busy schedules.The I Can hitmaker raps about the mistakes he...

Nas' Tenth Album 'Illmatic' Shows A Pleasing, Mature Edge

The anticipation has been high for the return of Nas, the 38 year-old breaking out as one of the finest MCs in the game during hip-hops golden age of the early 90s with his 1994...

Nas Wanted To Burn Kelis' Wedding Dress

Nas wanted to set fire to ex-wife Kelis' wedding dress after they split up.The couple separated in 2009 after a four-year marriage and the 38-year-old rapper - who has two-year-old son Knight with the 'Milkshake'...

Nas' Mature Sound

Nas thinks his music has grown ''more mature''.The 38-year-old rapper believes his sound is changing as he is getting older, though he has no plans for a radical change in musical direction.He said: ''I've matured...

Nas Explains Kelis Wedding Dress Cover

Rapper Nas decided to feature his ex-wife Kelis' wedding dress on the cover of his new album after feeling "hurt and angry" upon discovering it abandoned at his home.The rapper poses thoughtfully with the green...

Nas And Frank Ocean Collaboration Lost Due To Technical Error

Rapper Nas was forced to scrap a collaboration with R&B star Frank Ocean for his new album after it got lost due to a technical error.The I Can hitmaker hit the studio with Ocean on...

Previously-unheard Amy Winehouse Vocals To Feature On Nas' Album

Late British soul star Amy Winehouse looks set for another posthumous return to the charts - a previously unreleased collaboration with rapper Nas is to feature on his upcoming album.The Rehab hitmaker was introduced to...

New Track Featuring Amy Winehouse Surfaces

A new track featuring previously unreleased vocals by Amy Winehouse has surfaced. Rapper Nas had formed a friendship with the 'Back to Black' singer before her tragic death from accidental alcohol poisoning a year ago,...

Is Chris Brown's 'Fortune' Really 'Cripplingly Pointless'?

As the ongoing saga between Chris Brown and fellow star Drake becomes more drawn out with each passing day, you could be forgiven for forgetting that Chris is actually a singer and still has new...

Plan B And Paul Weller To Play Free Shows

Plan B, Paul Weller and Nas are to headline free gigs in London.The trio are among a number of acts who will perform at the city's 100 Club as part of Converse's Represent series.The nine...

Nas And Paul Weller To Front 100 Club's Converse Gigs

Rapper Nas, Paul Weller and Plan B will headline a series of free gigs at the legendary 100 Club in London later this year (12).The trio will be among 10 acts who will perform at...

Kelis Speaks Out About Nas' Wedding Dress Nod

Singer Kelis is impressed her ex-husband Nas made a nod to their ill-fated marriage on the cover of his new album, insisting she admires her former partner for wearing his "feelings on his sleeve".The rapper...

Ice-t Wants Due Respect For Rap

Ice-T thinks rap needs to be given more respect ''as an art form.''The veteran rapper has made a documentary, 'Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap', in which he debates rhyming with a number of...

Nick Cannon And Nas Launch Members-only Lifestyle Website

Actor and TV personality Nick Cannon has teamed up with rapper Nas to launch their own members-only lifestyle website.12society.com was launched on Tuesday (12Jun12) and is aimed at turning members into tastemakers with monthly packages...

Nas: 'Kelis Was My Courtney Love'

Rapper Nas refused to heed warning signs that his marriage to Kelis was doomed because he thought the couple could be an inspiration to the hip-hop generation.The couple's four-year union ended with a very messy...

Nas And Kelis Big Freeze Is Thawing As Rapper Works To Spend More Time With His Son

Rapper Nas is still struggling with his bid to spend more time with his toddler son, but he insists his war of words with ex-wife Kelis is over.The Milkshake singer gave birth to baby Knight...

Nas Poses With Kelis-inspired Wedding Dress

Rapper Nas has sparked speculation about his feelings for ex-wife Kelis after releasing the cover art for his new album, in which he poses thoughtfully with a green gown that looks like the one his...

Will.i.am Splashes Out £15k On Laptops For Talented Youngsters

will.i.am splashed out £15,000 on MacBook computers for members of a youth music project in London. The Black Eyed Peas star met with youngsters from the Prince's Trust project, Urban Development, and was so impressed...

Rock The Bells 2012: Festival Announces Wiz Khalifa, Ice Cube, Rza

The touring hip-hop festival Rock the Bells has announced its line-up, revealing that Bone Thugs-n-harmony, Wiz Khalifa and Ice Cube are amongst the major acts performing in August. Rza is also one of the headline...

Nas Called Off Tour To Be By His Mother's Side As She Died

Nas, the rapper behind the landmark hip hop album, 'Illmatic', revealed that a lot of his inspiration was the pain he felt from the loss of his mother after she died of cancer, following a...

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