Posts Tagged: Nas

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BE THERE: 8 Must-See Acts To Catch At This Weekend’s Governors Ball Music Festival

With New York’s annual mega-festival, Governors Ball, kicking off today at Randall’s Island amidst the rain, AllHipHop.com has chosen 10 must-see acts to highlight for this weekend’s tens of thousands of concert-goers. Amidst the eclectic collection of artists like Kanye West, Guns N’ Roses, Kings of Leon, The XX and Nas that will be performing… Read more »

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Nas and Pusha T Invest in Urban Media Company

(AllHipHop News) Queensbridge native Nas has announced a joint venture to own urban media company, Mass Appeal, investing a “six-figure sum” into the company. Other investors on the endeavor include Pusha T, record label/creative agency DECON, and an international firm, White Owl Capital. Moving into online content, the media group is expecting to expand from… Read more »

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Twitter Wars: Talib Kweli and Dream Hampton Battle Over Rick Ross Rape Lyric

(AllHipHop News)  Conscious rapper Talib Kweli for the past 15 years denounced Rick Ross’ highly publicized rape lyric on Huffington Post Live on April 2nd. In the interview, Kweli deems Ross’ rape lyric “unacceptable” however one of Kweli’s solutions was to embrace Ross who he deems  a “misguided 40 year old” (Ross is 37). Acclaimed author and… Read more »

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All Hail The King: MTV Names Kendrick Lamar The Hottest MC of 2012 + VIDEO

(AllHipHop News) MTV and the “braintrust”(debatable) convened for their annual piss-off-hip-hop-awards Hottest MC’s list and crowned the Compton-bred MC, Kendrick Lamar as the hottest MC of 2012. Kendrick’s ability to translate intricate lyricism into chart success a catalyst for his selection according to the “braintrust”.  “Swimming Pools (Drank),” hit #1 on the Rap Songs chart. “Every time you listen… Read more »

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Nas To Perform As Part Of Kennedy Center Hip-Hop Festival in 2014

(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop legend Nas is going to be one of the rap representatives to perform at the world renown John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ “One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide” festival in 2014. The Hip-Hop festival was announced as part of the Kennedy Center’s 2013-2014 season on Tuesday. This will place Hip-Hop culture right… Read more »

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Nas Named Brand Ambassador For Hennessy

(AllHipHop News)Nas has teamed with Hennessy to take part in the brand’s award-winning “Wild Rabbit” campaign that has featured such luminaries as Manny Pacquiao, Martin Scorsese and Erykah Badu. Nas will acting as the latest brand ambassador for Hennessy as part of the “Wild Rabbit” campaign, which took home the Cannes Silver Lions Award in… Read more »

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Nas Released From Hospital After Bout With Vertigo

(AllHipHop News) Rap star Nas was forced to miss an appearance on “Live with Kelly and Michael” over health concerns. The rapper was briefly hospitalized with vertigo, which forced him to miss the high-profile television appearance. Vertigo is a condition that causes dizziness and loss of balance. It affects over 90 million Americans. The condition,… Read more »

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