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Nas Documentary Set to Open 2014 Tribeca Film Festival

Directed by One9 and Erik Parker (a former Radio.com staffer), the doc will delve into the making of the now classic album, the social conditions that created it and the role Nas’ famous dad played in his music.

02/19/2014

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Nas Teams Up with Xbox for New TV Show, ‘Street Dreams’

The news arrives as Nas is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his classic 1994 debut, ‘Illmatic,’ with a string of performances of the album in its entirety.

02/12/2014

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Nas Celebrates 20th Anniversary of ‘Illmatic’ with Expanded Album, Tour & Documentary

Back in 1994, Nas released his debut, ‘Illmatic.’ Now twenty years later, the rapper is celebrating its anniversary by offering up an expanded edition filled with demos, remixes and live cuts.

02/04/2014

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Nas Helps Displaced D.C. Family Raise Money for Housing

After a fire displaced a family of eight from their Northwest Washington apartment, a famous rapper has stepped in to help.

08/08/2013

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Nas Honored With Harvard Hip-Hop Fellowship

Harvard’s new Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship, which will “fund scholars and artists who show productive scholarship and creative potential in the arts in connection with hip-hop.”

07/17/2013

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Potential Beyonce & Jay-Z Duet On Deck, Plus Summer’s Big Rap Albums

In this week’s REWIND, the summer release schedule gets even hotter with Drake added to the mix and a potential Bey & Jay duet on deck.

06/27/2013

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REWIND: Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Commercial Explained

In this week’s REWIND, the summer album release schedule gets hotter with Jay-Z’s album announcement.

06/21/2013

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From Nas To TLC, J. Cole Breaks Down His Favorite ‘Born Sinner’ Songs

The rapper sat down to provide the breakdown behind his self-produced second LP and give insight on the inspiration behind a few of his favorite songs.

06/19/2013

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Kennedy Center to Host Hip-Hop Festival in 2014

Hip-hop artists including rappers Nas and Somalia-born K’naan will take center stage in an unexpected place next year: as part of next season at the Kennedy Center in Washington.

03/05/2013

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Nas Released From Hospital: “I’m On Bed Rest For A Few”

Nas was rushed to the hospital today, missing a scheduled appearance on Live With Kelly & Michael. While details are scarce, he  gave fans an update on his health.  “Peace y’all. I’m out of the […]

01/11/2013

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