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'Life Is Good' For Nas, Rapper Lands Sixth No.1 Album

26th July 2012

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...

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Nas Returns To The Top Of The U.s. Album Chart

25th July 2012

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...

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Nas: Amy Winehouse Was 'One Of A Kind'

24th July 2012

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...

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Amy Winehouse Biopic? Who Would Play Amy On Film?

23rd July 2012

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...

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Nas: Frank Ocean Collaboration Would Have Been Great

20th July 2012

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...

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'Old Bluesman' Nas

19th July 2012

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...

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Nas Planned Jay-z Collaboration For Daughters Remix

18th July 2012

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...

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Nas' Tenth Album 'Illmatic' Shows A Pleasing, Mature Edge

16th July 2012

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...

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Nas Wanted To Burn Kelis' Wedding Dress

6th July 2012

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'...

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Nas' Mature Sound

6th July 2012

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...

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Nas Explains Kelis Wedding Dress Cover

6th July 2012

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...

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Nas And Frank Ocean Collaboration Lost Due To Technical Error

6th July 2012

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...

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Previously-unheard Amy Winehouse Vocals To Feature On Nas' Album

4th July 2012

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...

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New Track Featuring Amy Winehouse Surfaces

4th July 2012

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,...

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Is Chris Brown's 'Fortune' Really 'Cripplingly Pointless'?

3rd July 2012

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...

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Plan B And Paul Weller To Play Free Shows

27th June 2012

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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Nas And Paul Weller To Front 100 Club's Converse Gigs

26th June 2012

Rapper Nas, Paul Weller and Plan B will headline a series of free gigs at the legendary 100 Club in London later this year (12).The trio will be among 10 acts who will perform at...

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Kelis Speaks Out About Nas' Wedding Dress Nod

25th June 2012

Singer Kelis is impressed her ex-husband Nas made a nod to their ill-fated marriage on the cover of his new album, insisting she admires her former partner for wearing his "feelings on his sleeve".The rapper...

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Ice-t Wants Due Respect For Rap

25th June 2012

Ice-T thinks rap needs to be given more respect ''as an art form.''The veteran rapper has made a documentary, 'Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap', in which he debates rhyming with a number of...

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Nick Cannon And Nas Launch Members-only Lifestyle Website

14th June 2012

Actor and TV personality Nick Cannon has teamed up with rapper Nas to launch their own members-only lifestyle website.12society.com was launched on Tuesday (12Jun12) and is aimed at turning members into tastemakers with monthly packages...

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The Things They Say 25422

11th June 2012

"I would slap the s**t out of somebody for Gwyneth Paltrow. She’s the homie, she’s cool. Gwyneth gets a pass. Real people get a pass. We know what this s**t is. We don’t interrupt Italians...

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Nas: 'Kelis Was My Courtney Love'

8th June 2012

Rapper Nas refused to heed warning signs that his marriage to Kelis was doomed because he thought the couple could be an inspiration to the hip-hop generation.The couple's four-year union ended with a very messy...

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The Things They Say 25383

7th June 2012

"I'm taken aback by the beauty of women. There was a time when I only saw big breasts and thick a**es. Now I see the beauty in the subtleties... The aesthetics have changed for me."...

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The Things They Say 25376

7th June 2012

"Michelle Obama is the most beautiful woman on the planet. She cares about people... You can feel her sincerity." Rapper Nas is a big fan of America's First Lady.

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Nas And Kelis Big Freeze Is Thawing As Rapper Works To Spend More Time With His Son

6th June 2012

Rapper Nas is still struggling with his bid to spend more time with his toddler son, but he insists his war of words with ex-wife Kelis is over.The Milkshake singer gave birth to baby Knight...

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Nas Poses With Kelis-inspired Wedding Dress

6th June 2012

Rapper Nas has sparked speculation about his feelings for ex-wife Kelis after releasing the cover art for his new album, in which he poses thoughtfully with a green gown that looks like the one his...

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Will.i.am Splashes Out £15k On Laptops For Talented Youngsters

28th May 2012

will.i.am splashed out £15,000 on MacBook computers for members of a youth music project in London. The Black Eyed Peas star met with youngsters from the Prince's Trust project, Urban Development, and was so impressed...

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Rock The Bells 2012: Festival Announces Wiz Khalifa, Ice Cube, Rza

16th May 2012

The touring hip-hop festival Rock the Bells has announced its line-up, revealing that Bone Thugs-n-harmony, Wiz Khalifa and Ice Cube are amongst the major acts performing in August. Rza is also one of the headline...

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Nas' Mother Died In His Arms

19th April 2012

Rapper Nas channelled the pain of his mother's death into his music after she lost her three-year battle with cancer and died in his arms in 2002.Nas, real name Nasir Jones, had a special relationship...

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Nas Opens Up About Concert Promoter's Kidnapping

29th March 2012

Nas has opened up about the recent kidnapping of his former concert promoter Patrick Allocco, insisting the U.S. businessman was ill-prepared to stage a gig in Angola and blamed the axed show on the rapper...

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