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  1. Jay-Z's Company Announces Investment in Fintech Platform RobinhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | Black Enterprise

    ... through Arrive subsidiary, Robinhood has received large backings from fellow hip-hop icons Snoop Dogg and Nasir "Nas" Jones . in December where Jay-Z opened up about money and politics. Despite acquiring a net worth of about $810 million , the rap ...


  2. BHARADWAJ: Analyzing the shift in hip-hop over timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Cavalier Daily

    In 1994, Queens rapper Nas released his magnum opus, Illmatic - often regarded as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time. in the 1970s up until the turn of the century, hip-hop's hallmark was its lyricism.


  3. Filmmaker Sacha Jenkins Talks New Documentary 'Word Is Bond' & Why...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Billboard

    ... will be further encapsulated with Word Is Bond , Jenkins' newly released SHOWTIME documentary. Alongside emcees like Nas , TechN9ne , J. Cole , and Rapsody , the film (which premiered Feb. 16) explores and contrast how, "What you say -- and how you ...


  4. "Born 2 Ball" Review: Our Next Lyrical Messiah Has ArrivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | New University

    ... and a strong MC can send this beauty through your brain and make it come gushing right back through your tear ducts. If Nas or Lauryn Hill did this for our parents, Lonzo Ball is doing this for us. Ball, who has adopted the rapper persona Zo, ...


  5. 8 Key Lessons From Hip-Hop Doc 'Word Is Bond'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | RollingStone

    ... on Spotify playlist selection. This film is heavy on interviews with hip-hop veterans, including rap royalty like Nas, Rakim and Big Daddy Kane; a few newer artists also make an appearance, notably Flatbush Zombies and Anderson .Paak. Between ...


  6. LaVar Ball tries to lip sync to Nas' 'Hate Me Now'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | UPI

    ... stare, while co-host LL Cool J appeared to enjoy the rendition of the 1999 hit. "Can I tell you something, LL? If I was Nas, I'd be mad he put on a performance like that on my song," Lonzo said after hearing his dad. The song choice was an ...


  7. LaVar Ball Struggles to Perform Nas' 'Hate Me Now' on 'Lip Sync Battle': WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Billboard

    LaVar Ball went head-to-head with his son, Lonzo, on this week's episode of Lip Sync Battle and the father-son banter was strong. LaVar took on Nas's 1999 hit "Hate Me Now" for his first lip-sync performance, and struggled a bit to mouth the correct lyrics.


  8. LaVar Ball Butchers Nas Classic On "Lip Sync Battle"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | HipHopDx

    Lip Sync Battle , hosted by Hip Hop icon LL Cool J, has seen its share of entertaining head-to-head match-ups, such as John Legend vs. Common and Terry Crews vs. Mike Tyson. Following a Migos-inspired preview of a new episode featuring Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball, the show's YouTube channel released a teaser of his father LaVar Ball's take on a Nas classic and the results are cringeworthy.


  9. Nas Fans Might Hate LaVar Ball After His "Hate Me Now"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Vibe

    ... in hard." While Lonzo pulled out all the stops for his "Bad and Boujee" performance, Ball ironically picks the classic Nas track, "Hate Me Now." In a preview of Thursday's episode of Lip Sync Battle (Feb. 14) , he brings that same energy from behind ...


  10. VIDEO: LaVar Ball Lip Sync Battle Is a Passionate Rendition of Nas's 'Hate Me Now'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | The Big Lead

    When Lonzo Ball did 'Bad and Boujee' in Lip Sync Battle , it was only a matter of time before his father's turn was released. LaVar Ball was able to take some time out from his busy job of sending customers the wrong sneakers and being fantasy GM of the Lakers to turn in this rendition of Nas's Hate Me Now .


  11. LaVar Ball Butchers Nas Song on 'Lip Sync Battle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 |

    LaVar Ball took the mic on "Lip Sync Battle" and decided to do his biggest, ballerest version of the Nas classic, "Hate Me Now" ... and yeah, everyone hates him now. The Balls competed against each other on the show -- Lonzo did "Band and Boujee" by Migos accompanied by a bunch of twerking girl dancers .


  12. LaVar Ball performed Nas on 'Lip Sync Battle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | USA Today

    Outspoken father of an NBA player LaVar Ball did his best performance of Nas' 'Hate Me Now' in a "battle" against his son, Lonzo, on the wonderfully delightful show Lip Sync Battle . The song choice likely wasn't a random one: Lonzo accidentally offended the rapper when he said he wasn't relevant anymore, apologized and then wore his face on a hoodie while walking into a game earlier this season.


  13. Lonzo Ball Lip Syncs To Migos Ahead Of Mixtape ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | HipHopDx

    ... to Born 2 Ball , which features a vintage photo of himself and his father. Given Lonzo's past trolling of Queens rapper Nas, one has to wonder if he'll take aim at the celebrated rhymer on any of the 17 tracks featured on Born 2 Ball . Months after ...


  14. Nas Teams Up With Google To Pay Tribute To Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Essence Magazine

    Nas has teamed up with Google Arts & Culture to celebrate Black History Month by paying homage to the icons and movements that changed history. In a new clip, Nas pays tribute to Black musicians and storytellers who made and continue to make history, touching on how those people influenced him as an artist.


  15. Finding Your RootsRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2018 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... narrative and challenging preconceptions of an era that profoundly shaped our nation's sense of itself. Hip-hop artist Nas discovers a web of his slave ancestors and their intimate relationship with their slave master; award-winning actress Angela ...


  16. CryptoCelebs: Famous people who've bought the cryptocurrency crazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Digital Trends

    ... his new fortune in January, the value had dropped to $10,000 per bitcoin, enough for a nearly $8 million haul. Nas was a celebrity endorsing cryptocurrency before it became a fad. He invested in bitcoin digital wallet Coinbase in early 2014. Months ...


  17. Kelis requests Nas raise $8K monthly child support for sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Daily Mail

    The Milkshake songstress, 38, says that the raise is warranted for a number of reasons, including Nas's increased income since the initial order was set five years back; and escalating expenses based on Knight's needs, TMZ reports. Back in court: Kelis, 39, is seeking extra child support from ex-husband Nas, 44, noting that his income has risen and their child's expenses have escalated She's seeking the New York City native, 44, to pay more than she is already receiving, in terms of paying half of Knight's educational expenses, child care and health care costs that Kelis has had to lay out money for.


  18. Nas Praises Musical Legends for Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 |

    To pay tribute to the artists that came before him, prolific rapper Nas penned an open letter in conjunction with Google for its Black History Month series. In the video, the veteran Queens MC honors historical Black artists that have become essential to the growth and legacy of the Black community, paying respects to the likes of jazz legend Louis Armstrong and veteran rapper Slick Rick .


  19. Nas Pens Open Letter to Legendary Black Musicians for Google's Black History Month CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Billboard

    Nas participates in the "Nas Live from the Kennedy Center : Classical Hip-Hop" panel during the PBS Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Jan. 16, 2018 in Pasadena, Calif. Before Nas rose to become one of hip-hop's most celebrated rap veterans, there were a bevy of black musicians who came before him who would go on to play a pivotal role in shaping hip-hop and music as a whole.


  20. Nas Celebrates Slick Rick & Other Music Legends For Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | HipHopDx

    Nas teamed up with Google Arts and Culture for a special tribute to celebrate Black History Month. The legendary MC penned an article for Google titled "We Continue To Rise" and starred in an accompanying video to pay homage to generations of Black music.