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  • Nas Pens Letter To America About Racial Inequality

    Jun 28, 15 by Ny MaGee 1 Comment

    *Rapper Nas has always been vocal about social issues and using his music to raise awareness on issues that affect the black community, so it’s no surprise that the hip-hop icon posted a passionate statement on Instagram about the ongoing racial inequality in America. He took to Instagram in the wake of last week’s shooting at […]

  • Sprite Cans Now Come with Nas, Drake, Notorious B.I.G. Lyrics

    Jun 13, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

      *In 1986, Sprite became one of the first mainstream brands to acknowledge the cultural impact of hip-hop by creating a pioneering national television commercial featuring rapper Kurtis Blow. Nearly 30 years later, Sprite continues to evolve its role in hip-hop with the launch of 16 limited-edition package designs that pay homage to some of […]

  • Jay Z Posts Video For His Blue Ivy Song ‘Glory’ on Tidal (Watch)

    Apr 16, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *On Thursday, Jay Z released the video for “Glory,” his 2012 song  dedicated to daughter Blue Ivy. The footage was released exclusively on Tidal and features clips from the rapper’s rehearsal sessions for his 2012 performance at Carnegie Hall. Alicia Keys, Nas, Liza Minnelli are among the celebs seen in the footage. While Blue Ivy […]

  • GE Partners Up with Vevo and Nas to Produce Music Video Content for TV

    Dec 21, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *GE teamed up with Vevo and they want folks to use their Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, game console or Web-enabled TV to watch the “Brilliant Rhythm” music-video content. “We want to get into connected TV in a really meaningful way,” said Alexa Christon, head of global media innovation at GE. “The audience size […]

  • Nas Talks Being Snubbed by the Grammys Over the Years

    Nov 9, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *Can anyone believe this? It’s pretty hard to believe. Nas has been nominated for 13 Grammys, but considered one of the greatest rappers of all time, he’s never won. At the VH1 premiere of “The Tanning of America” — a documentary focused on how hip-hop culture helped shape modern-day America, he talked about his snubs […]

  • Nas Sees Ancestor’s Bill of Sale – A First for ‘Finding Your Roots’ (Watch)

    Oct 27, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *Rapper Nas makes history on Tuesday’s episode of “Finding Your Roots.” “We introduced Nas to five generations – we’ve never been able to do this before for any African American – five generations of his enslaved ancestors,” host Henry Louis Gates told the TCA in July. “And we showed him an extremely rare document, something […]