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Military Films Take The Top Prizes At Tribeca, Plus Full List Of Winners

By Jack de Aguilar | 25th April 2014

‘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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th April 2014

'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...

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Nas Pays Tribute To Robert De Niro At Tribeca Film Festival

By Michael West | 17th April 2014

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...

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

By Victoria Pavlova | 13th April 2014

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...

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

By Holly Williams | 26th March 2014

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...

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Rapper Nas Becomes Ivy League Guy With Harvard Fellowship

By Michael West | 17th July 2013

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,...

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At Wireless Festival, Justin Timberlake And Jay-z Will Stop At Nothing Short Of Total Domination

By Victoria Pavlova | 13th July 2013

Wireless Festival, Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z – a match made in heaven as far as festival organizers, reporters, fans – all those involved really – are concerned. The pair are splitting up the headlining duties...

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Kim Kardashian Misses Kanye's Birthday As Beyonce Steals The Show

By Michael West | 10th June 2013

Kim Kardashian was unable to make her partner Kanye West's birthday bash in New York City this weekend after being told she could not fly ahead of the birth of her first child next month....

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A Lucky Escape? 2 Chainz Found Not Guilty On Marijuana Possession

By Hayley Avron | 26th April 2013

2 Chainz has managed to walk away from his marijuana possession charge an innocent man, thanks to a lack of evidence that the offending items actually belonged to him. The Guardian reports that 2 Chainz...

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Kennedy Center Goes Hip-hop: Nas To Play With National Symphony Orchestra

By Hayley Avron | 6th March 2013

The Kennedy Center has announced its schedule of events for 2013-4 and amongst the more unusual musical treats that the center has planned includes the Queensbridge rapper Nas celebrating nearly 20 years since the release...

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Bjork, Paul Mccartney And R Kelly: Variegated Lineup For Tennessee's Bonnaroo Festival

By Lorna Greville  | 19th February 2013

The Bonnaroo festival line-up has been released and it's something to get yourself excited about. Not got a ticket? You'll definitely want to get yourself one once you see who'll be performing. The Bonnaroo festival...

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Rapper Nas Questions Django Unchained Criticism

By Joe Wilde | 19th January 2013

Rapper Nas is the latest celebrity to speak out in defence of Quentin Tarantino's controversial new film Django Unchained, speaking to press at the unveiling of his new collaboration with cognac makers Hennessy.The famed rapper,...

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Nas Being Sued Over Kidnapping Ordeal

By Joe Wilde | 22nd December 2012

Rapper Nas is being sued by a concert promoter, who claims that he was held at gunpoint and held for ransom after the rap icon failed to show for a concert.According to TMZ, Nasty Nas...

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Can't Vote, Won't Vote, But Lil' Wayne's Got The Us Elections Sussed Anyway

By Hayley Avron | 25th October 2012

Lil Wayne might not be able to vote, but he’s still going to make his feelings known about the forthcoming US elections. He’s been doing his research into the two candidates, Barack...

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

By Michael West | 8th October 2012

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...

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

By Michael West | 19th September 2012

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...

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

By Hayley Avron | 19th September 2012

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?...

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

By Contributor | 18th September 2012

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...

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