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Exclusive FLICKS: Ice T’s Upcoming Doc “Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap”

Directed by Ice T, a bonafide Hip-Hop legend and one of our favorite actors on “Law & Order SVU” these days, the film “Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap” takes a look at rap music’s evolution. The documentary gives us access to the personal lives of many of Hip-Hop’s pioneers, including Doug E. Fresh,… Read more »

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IRS Seeks To Garnish Nas’ Publishing Income

(AllHipHop News) Nas’ financial battle with the Internal Revenue Service continues, over a $6 million delinquent tax bill. According to TMZ.com, the IRS recently filed court documents seeking to garnish Nas’ earnings from his publishing companies. The government is garnishing wages Nas earns through ASCAP and BMI, the two largest performing right Society organizations in… Read more »

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Men Kidnapped Over Nas Show Freed

(AllHipHop News) Two men being held hostage in Angola over a failed Nas concert were freed today (February 17). TMZ.com reports that concert promoter Patrick Allocco and his son were freed by Angolan authorities today, when a travel ban was lifted. “We are relieved that this nightmare is over and are looking forward to coming… Read more »

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New Episodes Of VH1’s “Behind The Music” To Feature Nas, Pitbull, Game, Akon And More

(AllHipHop News) The hit VH1 show “Behind The Music” is coming back with a number of episodes featuring some of the industry’s biggest Hip-Hop and R&B artists such as  Nas, Game, Akon, Brandy, Pitbull, and T-Pain. The show, which originally ran from 1997 to 2006 before taking a three-year break, re-premiered in 2009 with episodes featuring Eminem,… Read more »

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Nas Hit With New 300k Tax Debt

(AllHipHop News) Nas’ financial issues continue, as the rapper has been hit with new tax liabilities. According to TMZ.com, Nas is being penalized for $339,000 in income From the IRS. The tax bill is from income Nas earned in 2010. Since he has not paid, the IRS has put a lien on property he owns…. Read more »

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Nas To Pay Tribute To Amy Winehouse During “VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul” Event

(AllHipHop News) Nas and VH1’s live performance franchise “VH1 Divas” will pay homage to the late Amy Winehouse during this year’s show, titled “VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul.” Nas, who is featured on the track “Like Smoke,” will introduce a tribute medley that will be performed on behalf of collaborator Amy Winehouse, who died from alcohol… Read more »

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DJ Premier, Nas Remix Classical Music With The Berklee Symphony Orchestra

Recently<em> Vibe Magazine linked up with DJ Premier, Nas, and The Berklee Symphony Orchestra as a part of Hyundai’s RE:GENERATION project. As part of the project, “Primo” was given classical music and met with former classical music professor at Juilliard, Bruce Adolphe. Setting out to study classical music theory, and the inspirations of some of… Read more »

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