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Nas Donating Money From U.k. Show To Amy Winehouse Foundation

Rapper Nas is donating a portion of the proceeds from his upcoming U.K. gig to a charity foundation set up to honour his late friend Amy Winehouse.The pair developed a close relationship after meeting through...

Nas' Georgia Home Sold After He Failed To Make Mortgage Replayments

Nas' Georgia home was sold after he failed to make the repayments on it.The rapper - who is divorced from singer Kelis - bought the two-bedroom, three-bathroom property in 2004 for $585,000 but SunTrust Bank,...

Nas Loses Georgia Home

Rapper Nas has reportedly lost his Georgia home to foreclosure.According to records, obtained by Tmz.com, the I Can hitmaker has defaulted on bank payments for the two-bedroom pad he bought in 2004 for $585,000 (£365,625),...

Virgin Freefest: Jack White, Skrillex And Nas Rule The Stage.

Now in its 6th year, the Virgin Mobile FreeFest returned to the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD, just outside Baltimore, and sported two starkly contrasting headliners; Jack White and Skrillex. Plus a great variety...

Nas Pays Tribute To Amy Winehouse

Nas pays tribute to the late Amy Winehouse in his new music video.The tragic singer - who died last July aged 27 - appears from beyond the grave by singing in the rapper's latest song...

Nas Resurrects Amy Winehouse For Video Tribute

Tragic singer Amy Winehouse has returned from beyond the grave to feature in rapper Nas' latest music video.The pair developed a close relationship after meeting through a mutual friend, music producer Salaam Remi, and they...

Nas Still Lusts After Ex

Rapper Nas offered his ex-wife Kelis an indecent proposal recently when he sent her a late-night sex text.The I Can hitmaker confessed his lusty thoughts to fans during a show in London on Monday night...

R. Kelly Makes History With 21st Soul Train Awards Nomination

R Kelly makes history with 21st nomination for the Soul Train Awards. He is now the most nominated act ever, reports CBS News.R. Kelly's double nomination at this year's Soul Train Awards, makes him the...

A Coup For American Idol, But Is Nicki Minaj’S New Job A Boost For Hip-hop?

Nicki Minaj’s decision to join the American Idol judging panel will undoubtedly do wonders for her own career but will could other rappers expect the same success if they tried to pull a similar move?...

Slew Of Collaborators Included On Nelly Furtado’S “Buffet Approach” To New Album ‘Loose’

Nelly Furtado has certainly dipped her toe in plenty of different styles during her time in the music industry, and it’s as much thanks to the people she’s opened up to and worked with as...

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...

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