Behind The Scenes: Nas – Represent

Written by Nigel D. / 07.14.14

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of his seminal debut album Illmatic, Nas held a contest inviting fans to collaborate and produce the official music video for “Represent,” an influential track off of the classic release. This is the first video ever made for the track and was shot at the YouTube Space Los Angeles.

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Wiz Khalifa ft. Nas, Rick Ross & Schoolboy Q – We Dem Boyz Remix

Written by Nigel D. / 07.03.14

Wiz Khalifa slows things down with, Nas, Rick Ross & Schoolboy Q, for the ,”We Dem Boyz,” remix.

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Flicks: Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2014 (G-Unit, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne & More)

Written by Nigel D. / 06.02.14


Check out photos taken by Nigel D. and flicks from Instagram from Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2014.

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Video: Nas Brings Out Meek Mill & French Montana At Hot 97’s Summer Jam

Written by Nigel D. / 06.02.14

Nas brought out Meek Mill and French Montana at Summer Jam 2014, check out the footage, the full set is below.

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Nas Is Set To Launch An Independent Record Label Called Mass Appeal Records

Written by Nigel D. / 05.16.14



Nas, who turned hip-hop on its ear 20 years ago with his groundbreaking debut album “Illmatic,” is going independent. The venerated rapper, 40, is launching Mass Appeal Records, an independent record label, which, in addition to shepherding a new generation of hip-hop hopefuls, will also provide an outlet for new Nas music when his contract with Def Jam expires later this year. “I’m excited to be a part of creating and supporting future careers and legacy artists, promoting love and finding new genius to help the world,” Nas said in an email. “I’m going to be as involved as I need to be, but I also want to be respectful of the art and give artists the space they need to grow and become themselves.”

Full Story: Billboard

Look for Mass Appeal records to release, “Lost Tapes 2,” and a posthumous album from Pimp C.

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Video: Nas Performs “Illmatic” And Premieres “Time Is Illmatic” At The Tribeca Film Festival

Written by Nigel D. / 04.18.14


Last night Nas premiered the documentary, “Time Is Illmatic,” at the opening night of the 2014 Tribeca Films Festival. The documentary celebrates the 20th anniversary of Nas debut album, “Illmatic.” Pete Rock, Large Professor, DJ Premier, Robert De Niro, Alcia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Fabolous and film maker Erik Parker were in attendance.

Video and Pics by Nigel D.

Photos via KirillWasHere


Last night Tribeca Film Festival & Hennessy kicked off opening night with “Time is Illmatic” featuring NAS, the face of the brands award-winning “Never stop. Never settle.” campaign. The party continued at Providence night club where D-Nice spun tunes and guests enjoyed specialty Hennessy cocktails.

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Video: Nas Reflects On His Debut Album On Fuse’s “Illmatic At 20″

Written by Nigel D. / 04.16.14

Nas and several others from music industry reflect on, “Illmmatic.” Check part two and three below.

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