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Nas Documentary To Open Tribeca Film Festival

19th February 2014

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...

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Nas Developing Tv Show Based On His Life

11th February 2014

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...

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Alicia Keys Celebrates Birthday With Stevie Wonder Performance

28th January 2014

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),...

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Nas To Be Feted At Vibe Impact Awards

7th January 2014

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...

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

1st November 2013

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...

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The Things They Say: 3867399

15th September 2013

"I just recently heard of her. I don't know her, but God bless her, whoever she is. Much love to you!" Rapper Nas confesses to E! News that he barely knows who pop superstar Miley...

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Nas Celebrates 40th Birthday With Star-studded Party

14th September 2013

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,...

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Nas Raising Thousands For Displaced Family

11th August 2013

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...

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Nas Jams With Ex-nine Inch Nails Rocker

29th July 2013

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...

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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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Nas Lands Hip-hop Fellowship At Harvard University

17th July 2013

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...

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Jay-z's Wireless Appearance Marred By Stabbings

16th July 2013

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...

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Rihanna Joins Jay-z And Justin Timberlake At Wireless

15th July 2013

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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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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Jay-z 'Secretive' About New Album

4th July 2013

Pharrell Williams says Jay-Z is ''secretive'' about his music.The 'Blurred Lines' hitmaker dispelled rumours the rapper is a member of the Illuminati - a secretive group whom conspiracy theorists believe have power and influence over...

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Jay-z Features Six Stars On One Track

2nd July 2013

Jay-Z collaborates with Justin Timberlake, Beyonce and Pharrell Williams on one track. The rapper's song 'BBC' for his forthcoming album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' has a total of six guests, including the singers, producers...

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Kim Kardashian Upset With Kanye West

12th June 2013

Kim Kardashian allegedly wishes Kanye West would accommodate her more.The 32-year-old reality TV star, who is no longer able to fly as she is due to give birth to the couple's first child in Los...

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Kanye West Parties With Nas And Jay-z At Birthday Bash

11th June 2013

Kanye West celebrated his 36th birthday without Kim Kardashian. The rapper hosted a lavish dinner at Miss Lily's Jamaican restaurant in New York on Saturday (08.06.13), where guests included Jay-Z, Beyonce and hip-hop star Nas,...

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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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Kanye West Changes Album With Rick Rubin

10th June 2013

Kanye West asked Rick Rubin to make changes to his new album 'Yeezus' - just two weeks before it is due to be released.The rapper has reportedly made executives at his Def Jam record label...

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Fascinating Fact: 3711263

9th June 2013

While in New York City ahead of his performance at the Governors Ball on Sunday (09Jun13), rapper Kanye West celebrated his 36th birthday at Ms. Lily's on Saturday night (08Jun13) with his celebrity pals Jay...

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Kanye West Celebrates Birthday In Nyc

9th June 2013

Beyonce and Jay-Z helped Kanye West celebrate his 36th birthday in New York City on Saturday night (08.06.13).The couple were among the guests at a small birthday party for the 'New Slaves' rapper at Caribbean-inspired...

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Fascinating Fact: 3706745

6th June 2013

Justin Timberlake, Jay Z, Nas and Timbaland have hit the recording studio to work on new music. A photo of the stars laughing and drinking together around a keyboard was posted online on Wednesday (05Jun13)...

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Kelis Selling New York Home

29th May 2013

Kelis is selling her New York City apartment for $2.2 million.The 'Milkshake' rapper has listed her Campiello Collection pad in the swanky Chelsea district of 'The Big Apple' for immediate sale.The 1,663-square-foot property comes with...

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Nas Opening His Own Sneaker Store

29th May 2013

Rapper Nas is stepping into the sports shoe business and opening his own sneaker store in Las Vegas.The I Can hitmaker, who rapped about his sneaker addiction on his classic 1994 track N.Y. State of...

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Nas Files Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit

2nd May 2013

A lawyer for Nas has asked a U.S. judge to dismiss a lawsuit against his client over the rapper's failure to stage a concert in Angola.Allgood Entertainment promoter Patrick Allocco filed a $10 million (£6.3...

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Ne-yo, Nas And Jamie Foxx Support Launch Of New Facebook Game

2nd May 2013

R&B singer Ne-Yo, rapper Nas, pop star Cody Simpson and actor Jamie Foxx were among the celebrities who helped to celebrate the arrival of new online music game Gig-It on Tuesday (30Apr13) by attending its...

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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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Nas' Movement Festival Axed After Stars Pull Out

18th April 2013

Nas' inaugural antipodean Movement Festival has been cancelled after a number of acts pulled out of performing.The I Can hitmaker was due to headline the unique hip-hop festival, which he personally curated, alongside acts including...

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Nas Invests In Urban Lifestyle Magazine

11th April 2013

Rapper Nas has poured his money into urban lifestyle magazine Mass Appeal after signing on as a financial investor.The I Can hitmaker graced the cover of the New York-based publication with hip-hop producer Large Professor...

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