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Def Jam Deny Reports Nas Will Release New Album In 2007

17th October 2007

LATEST: NAS has clashed with Def Jam over his plans to drop his controversially-titled new album NIGGA in December (07) - because the record label does not have any of the rapper's new material scheduled...

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Nas To Test Race Issues With New Album Title

15th October 2007

NAS is set to test hot-button race issues in rap by naming his next album NIGGA. While many of his peers are apologising for using the 'N' word in past lyrics and refusing to use...

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Nas Blasts 'Racist' O'reilly

7th September 2007

Rapper NAS has slammed U.S. talk show titan BILL O'REILLY as a "racist" for criticising his appearance at a Virginia Tech memorial concert as insulting to the victims of the April (07) massacre. The O'Reilly...

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Nas Voters Concert In Jeopardy

30th August 2007

An upcoming NAS concert encouraging Canadian youths to register to vote is in jeopardy after the venue pulled out of hosting the event. Students groups at Carleton University and University of Ottawa, who have organised...

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Sister Of Massacre Victim Upset About Nas Show

4th August 2007

LATEST: The sister of a student killed by gunman SEUNG HUI CHO has spoken out about the inclusion of rapper NAS in an upcoming Virginia Tech benefit concert. Following reports that families of seven of...

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Parents Of Virginia Tech Massacre Victims Upset By Nas Show

4th August 2007

The parents of the students killed during the Virginia Tech university massacre are calling for the promoters of an upcoming benefit concert to wipe NAS' name off the bill - because they feel his lyrics...

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Stars To Play Free Gig At Virginia Tech

2nd August 2007

Rockers JOHN MAYER, NAS and DAVE MATTHEWS BAND are to play a free concert at Virginia Tech in September (07), to help the university's students begin the academic year positively following April's (07) campus massacre....

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50 Cent: 'Nas Is Too Smart To Succeed'

18th July 2007

50 CENT has criticised rap rival NAS for being too smart for business. The hip-hop entrepreneur claims Nas' core fans are turned off by the fact the rapper is too bookish and not street smart....

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Jay-z And Nas Defend Rap In New Book

3rd July 2007

Rap superstars JAY-Z and NAS have spoken out in defence of hip hop in a new book about the music genre. Jay-Z wrote the introduction for Know What I Mean? Reflections On Hip Hop, by...

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Nas Cancels Croatia Gig Over 'Safety Concerns'

18th May 2007

Rapper NAS has confirmed he cancelled concerts in Croatia because he was worried about his safety. The Hip-Hop Is Dead star, who is currently on the UK leg of his European tour, was due to...

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Nas Cancelled Tour Date Over 'Race' Allegations

4th May 2007

Rapper NAS cancelled a recent US tour date after he encountered "racist" club employees. The hip-hop star and his singer wife KELIS insists they were treated like "terrorists" at the House of Blues, San Diego,...

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New Name For The Game As He Crowns His Unborn Son King Justice

10th April 2007

Rapper THE GAME already has his second son's name picked out - three weeks before the tot is born. The Los Angeles-based hitmaker has told MTV News he'll call his newborn KING JUSTICE. That won't...

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Perez Ends Feud With Jay-z

15th March 2007

JAY-Z and actress ROSIE PEREZ have ended their war of words after the WHITE MEN CAN'T JUMP star criticised the rap mogul for his verbal attack on one-time rival NAS. Puerto Rican Perez admits she...

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Nas Protege Lands Will.i.am + Babyface As Producers On Debut

6th March 2007

The singer rapper NAS discovered has struck gold after landing BLACK EYED PEAS star WILL.I.AM and BABYFACE as producers on her first solo album. CHRISETTE MICHELE features on Nas' new single CAN'T FORGET ABOUT YOU...

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Kelis Arrested For Disorderly Conduct

2nd March 2007

Singer KELIS was arrested early today (02MAR07) in Miami Beach, Florida after allegedly screaming racial obscenities at two female police officers. The officers were working undercover posing as prostitutes in South Beach when they say...

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The Things They Say 4179

27th February 2007

"JAY-Z made a better boyfriend than NAS. He was more attentive. He was always calling. He wanted to spend time... I loved him." CARMEN BRYAN compares her ex-fiancee Nas with former boyfriend Jay-Z....

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Nas Invites Cole To Join Him For Unforgettable Video

10th January 2007

NATALIE COLE has given rapper NAS her blessing to sample her father NAT KING COLE's standard UNFORGETTABLE by appearing in the video accompanying his new track. Nas uses the smooth 1950s hit in his new...

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Fascinating Fact 2666

8th January 2007

Rapper NAS' new album HIP HOP IS DEAD features one track that was produced by basketball star CHRIS WEBBER, a former boyfriend of retired model TYRA BANKS....

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Happy New Year For Omarion As Album Tops The Us Charts

4th January 2007

Former boyband star OMARION has claimed the first new US album chart-topper of 2007 after debuting his 21 album at number one on the new Billboard countdown. The album sold 119,000 copies in its first...

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Beyonce + Nas Start The New Year In Style

2nd January 2007

BEYONCE and rapper NAS have kicked off 2007 in style by claiming the top spots on the first US singles and album charts of the New Year. Beyonce's IRREPLACEABLE is proving to be just that...

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Nas' Ex Sued For Plagiarism

28th December 2006

Rapper NAS' former girlfriend CARMEN BRYAN is being sued by a writer who claims he wrote her book IT'S NO SECRET: FROM NAS TO JAY-Z, FROM SEDUCTION TO SCANDAL - A HIP-HOP HELEN OF TROY...

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Kelis Joins Forces With Car Maker

19th December 2006

R+B star KELIS has signed to promote Ford's new car launch in the new year (07). The MILKSHAKE star will be the face of the company's advertising campaign on radio, TV, and in urban publications...

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Nas: 'Rock And R+b Are Dead Too'

8th December 2006

Rapper NAS has slammed the current state of the music industry, claiming there is a severe lack of creativity in the hip-hop, rock and R+B scenes. The ETHER hitmaker - born NASIR JONES - has...

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Nas Condemns Nypd Shooting

5th December 2006

Rap star NAS has blasted the New York Police Department, following a fatal shooting of a man outside a club in Queens last month (25NOV06). SEAN BELL, 23, was driving a car that smashed into...

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Nas Offers Financial Assistance To Dead Man's Family

5th December 2006

LATEST: Rapper NAS and US basketball star CHRIS WEBBER are to hand over "a substantial amount" to the family of slain New Yorker SEAN BELL after being told the dead man's funeral costs have already...

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Ex-girlfriend Targets Nas And Kelis

28th November 2006

NAS and his wife KELIS are the targets of a new book by an ex-girlfriend who claims the rapper wanted to have a threesome with both women. CARMEN BRYAN claims Nas - real name NASIR...

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Jay-z Planning To Tour With Hip-hop Heavy Hitters In 2007

21st November 2006

Rap mogul JAY-Z is planning the show of 2007 after announcing he's heading out with the superstars of his Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella labels. The hitmaker, who is in the middle of a comeback after...

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West Steps Back From Music

13th November 2006

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST has pledged to step back from music for at least a year because he fears his fans are getting bored of him. The GOLD DIGGER star has decided his regular contributions...

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Nas To Score Blood Diamonds

7th November 2006

Rapper NAS is rushing to complete his first soundtrack score after being approached to create music for LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's new movie, BLOOD DIAMONDS. The rap star is working against the clock to complete the project...

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Fascinating Fact 2267

19th October 2006

MILKSHAKE singer KELIS and her husband, rapper NAS, have spent $36,000 (GBP20,000) on his-and-hers removable gold tooth caps. His upper grill reads 'Nasty' while hers reads 'Tasty'.

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