AHH Stray News: Public Enemy, Nelly Nominated, Jay-Z

Public Enemy Tribute Weekend

kicks off in NYC tomorrow with a party for the group, honoring the making of

their legendary album, It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back. The event

takes place at Crash Mansion at 8pm & will feature classic hip-hop from

1988-92. On February 25th & 26th, The Clive Davis Department of Recorded

Music at NYU will host a discussion with Chuck D. & insiders about the making

of the album. The event is open to the public For more information please contact:

212-992-8405.

Nelly has been nominated

for two Country Music Television (CMT) Awards due to the success of his hit

song “Over and Over,” off his “Suit” album which features

country singer Tim McGraw. Nelly and McGraw are in the running for Collaborative

Video of the Year and Hottest Video of the Year. The two nominations gives singer

Tim McGraw a total of 5 nominations, his other three coming on the success of

his album, Live Like You Were Dying. The 5 nomination ties McGraw with Kenny

Chesney for the most amounts of nods. The winners will be honored a two-hour

show on April 11, in Nashville, Tennessee.

On Tuesday (Feb. 22), Jay-Z

and Reebok announced that opening of a new educational center in New York that

will focus on music, fashion and sports. According to representatives for Jigga,

The S. Carter Academy will open in New York this spring. A commercial featuring

New York Knicks star Jamal Crawford will air around the same time promoting

the new facility.

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