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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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Jay-z And Timberlake Announce UK Headline Show

12th March 2013

Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake will perform together at a newly announced third day of the Yahoo! Wireless festival.The singer and the rapper will preview their Legends of the Summer US tour at a special one-off...

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Kendrick Lamar Named Hottest Mc In The Game

8th March 2013

Kendrick Lamar has been named Hottest MC in the Game by MTV.The Californian rapper beat artists including Kayne West and Drake to take the the top spot in the channel's eighth annual poll.Kendrick has previously...

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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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Fascinating Fact: 3519822

22nd February 2013

Nas is among the first wave of acts announced for Britain's Glastonbury festival in June (13). The rapper will headline the newly-named Dance Village during the iconic summer event, which kicks off on 26 June...

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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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Nas Launches Search For New Talent To Open London Show

5th February 2013

Rapper Nas is searching for a talented fan to perform as the opening act for his gig at London's O2 Arena next month (Mar13).The Hero hitmaker has joined forces with British radio station Choice Fm...

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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 Is The New Face Of Hennessy

14th January 2013

Rapper Nas has followed in the footsteps of director Martin Scorsese and singer Erykah Badu after signing on as the new face of luxury cognac brand Hennessy.The Hero hitmaker will serve as the spokesperson of...

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Nas Recovering After Hospitalisation

13th January 2013

Rapper Nas has been placed on "bed rest" following his hospitalisation in New York on Friday (11Jan13).The hip-hop star flew to the Big Apple ahead of a planned interview on American Tv show Live! With...

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Promoter Sues Nas Over Alleged Kidnapping Ordeal

23rd December 2012

A promoter in Angola is suing Nas for $10 million (£6.3 million) over allegations he was kidnapped after the rapper failed to stage a concert in the country last New Year's Eve (31Dec11).Patrick Allocco claims...

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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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Nas To Perform At Amy Winehouse Birthday Memorial

11th December 2012

Nas is to perform at a special concert commemorating Amy Winehouse's 30th birthday, Mitch Winehouse has revealed. The rapper - who duetted with the late singer on his track 'Cherry Wine' - is to take...

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The Things They Tweet: 3406206

7th December 2012

"Amy up for another Grammy. Our lovely girl Still up there with the best." Amy Winehouse's father Mitch celebrates his late daughter landing a nomination for her track Cherry Wine with rapper Nas. The pair...

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Nas In Tax Trouble Again

20th November 2012

Nas' tax troubles have caught up with him once again amid reports he owes more than $1 million (£625,000) to officials in Georgia.The I Can hitmaker, real name Nasir Jones, reportedly owes the State of...

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Michael J. Fox To Star In Gap Christmas Campaign

31st October 2012

Michael J. Fox is joining Jack Huston and rapper Nas in an all-star line-up for high street retailer Gap's new Christmas advertising campaign.The Back To The Future actor will feature alongside a host of celebrities...

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

20th October 2012

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...

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

16th October 2012

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,...

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Nas Loses Georgia Home

14th October 2012

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

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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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Nas Pays Tribute To Amy Winehouse

4th October 2012

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...

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Nas Resurrects Amy Winehouse For Video Tribute

3rd October 2012

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...

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Nas Still Lusts After Ex

3rd October 2012

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...

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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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