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  1. Music helps tell the story in 'The Get Down'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Mashable

    ... up to the mic to perform "Rule the World (I Came from the City)." A collaboration between Michael Kiwanuka and Nasir "Nas" Jones created especially for the series, Mr. Books' rap sets up the stories as scenes from the opening episode play behind it. ...

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  2. Hip Hop Themed Series 'The Get Down' Debuts On NetflixRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | AllHipHop.com

    ... Skylan Brooks, Tremaine Brown Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jimmy Smits, Jaden Smith, and Daveed Diggs. Rap icon Nasir "Nas" Jones is an executive producer, and he also contributed to the program by writing lyrics for some of the characters . The ...

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  3. Luhrmann's splashy TV debut tells hip-hop's origin storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    ... City in an era when even the South Bronx has been gentrified, a soundtrack stuffed with disco hits and original tunes by Nas, and a cast led by unknowns who had to be trained in disco, break dance, graffiti and record-spinning, and it's little ...

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  4. Luhrmann's Get Down is a let-downRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    ... manipulated beats. To cement its street cred, The Get Down counts Grandmaster Flash (also a character in the show) and Nas among its producers. Nas also wrote much of Zeke's raps, so you know that it is tight. The Get Down kicks off with a ...

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  5. Netflix's The Get Down ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | IGN

    ... all of that aesthetic helps create a masterfully fun and engaging ride of redemption. Also executive produced by rapper Nas, The Get Down begins each episode with an intro excerpt/song from a mainstream 1996 rap concert, with our MC - who we suspect ...

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  6. Jamming to this? White House drops President Obama's Summer Spotify Playlist for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Home Page tampabay.com

    ... Also true to last year's form, both lists include modern and old-school stuff and is a mix of "conscious" hip hop (Wale, Nas and Common), soul (Aloe Blacc, Janelle Monae and Leon Bridges), jazz (Charlis Mingus and Miles Davis), and indie and classic ...

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  7. How Baz Luhrmann captured the essence of hip-hop in Netflix's - The Get Down'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... the series is also grounded in historical accounts and an authenticity owed to collaborators such as Grandmaster Flash, Nas, Kurtis Blow, DJ Kool Herc, Rahiem (of Furious Five fame) and writer-filmmaker Nelson George, a noted hip-hop expert. "The ...

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  8. Rapper Nas builds brand, ventures into filmmakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Columbian

    The rapper has traded performing onstage to work behind-the-scenes as an executive producer on projects including Netflix's "The Get Down" and IFC Films' "The Land," which opens in New York and Los Angeles on July 29. Nas said he's looking to make a mark in film like he has done in music. "I'm right on track of what I'm supposed to be doing in my life," the 42-year-old said in an interview this week.

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  9. Luhrmann's trouble-plagued TV seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    ... Flash came on board (as a producer and consultant who was also responsible for all the DJing) and modern hip hop artist Nas (he's sold 25 million records) who wrote the raps and much of the original music. The cast are mainly up-and-coming actors, ...

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  10. 50 Cent Raps One Of His Favorite Hip Hop Verses By NasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | AllHipHop.com

    50 Cent was asked to spit his favorite Hip Hop verse, and the G-Unit leader picked bars from Nas' "The Message" off It Was Written . While the two emcees have feuded in the past, the reciting of "The Message" is not the first time Fiddy has shown love to his fellow Queens native in recent years.

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  11. Zuse drops new mixtapeRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2016 | The Gleaner

    ... in Kingston, a young Zuse always saw himself as an entertainer. He recalls rapping to songs by Biggie Smalls, Jay Z, Nas and Tupac. He's also a lover of dancehall music, citing influences such as Vybz Kartel, Bounty Killer, Terror Fabulous and ...

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  12. French Montana To Release Sophomore Album "MC4" August 19 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | AllHipHop.com

    Bronx rap star French Montana will be releasing Sophomore album MC4 , which title derives from the rapper's staple Mac & Cheese mixtape series, August 19 via Epic/Bad Boy/ Coke Boys. The project, which follows 2013 debut album Excuse My French , will include previously released singles such as the Drake assisted cut "No Shopping," "Figure It out," featuring Kanye West and Nas and "Lockjaw," which has Kodak Black making an appearance on the track.

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  13. Baz Luhrmann shows hip-hop's origin in Netflix's 'The Get Down.' Beats weren't the only challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... City in an era when even the South Bronx has been gentrified, a soundtrack stuffed with disco hits and original tunes by Nas, and a cast led by unknowns who had to be trained in disco, break dance, graffiti and record-spinning, and it's little ...

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  14. It's been a good week for music - celebrate with our playlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Mashable

    ... of the older JoJo we are about to see. Teaming up with Wiz, the rapper adds a hip-hop flare onto the very pop track. Nas has his hand in many pies. Another one to add to the list, is the new film The Land . Executive produced by Nas himself, Nas ...

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  15. For sports' sake, there's nothing fake about NFL's WR-CB rivalriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Sporting News

    ... entertaining. In the months since their initial confrontation, Beckham and Norman have gone back and forth more than Nas and Jay Z in their classic rap battle of the early 2000s. Each player claims he made the other relevant. As good as the banter ...

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  16. Building his brand: Rapper Nas ventures into filmmaking - Thu, 04 Aug 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    The rapper has traded performing onstage to work behind-the-scenes as an executive producer on projects including Netflix's "The Get Down" and IFC Films' "The Land," which opens in New York and The rapper has traded performing onstage to work behind-the-scenes as an executive producer on projects including Netflix's "The Get Down" and IFC Films' "The Land," which opens in New York and Los Angeles on Friday. Nas said he's looking to make a mark in film like he has done in music.

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  17. Grandmaster Flash and Nas Made "The Get Down" Cast Go Through Hip-Hop Boot CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | AllHipHop.com

    Rap legends Grandmaster Flash, Kurtis Blow and Nas hosted a Hip-Hop boot camp to educate the young stars of Baz Lurhmann's new TV series "The Get Down." The show stars Jaden Smith, Shameik Moore, and Justice Smith as members of a group of talented teens growing up in New York's South Bronx in the 1970s, during the birth of the Hip-Hop movement.

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  18. Exclusive: Damian Marley Announces Fourth Album 'Stony Hill,' Debuts First Single 'Nail Pon Cross'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Billboard

    Eleven years ago, Damian Marley released Welcome to Jamrock , the Gold-certified winner of the 2006 Best Reggae Album Grammy, with its powerfully gritty title track winning the Best Urban/Alternative performance Grammy, a first for a Jamaican artist. Since then, Damian's busy schedule has included recording the SuperHeavy album as a member of a short lived supergroup that included Mick Jagger and Joss Stone and working with Nas on the critically lauded Distant Relatives.

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  19. Everything we know about Frank Ocean's upcoming albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... said he was reuniting with Pharrell and preparing to work with Danger Mouse. He reportedly spent time in the studio with Nas, Lil B , and "N--s in Paris" producer Hit-Boy - and hinted that he'd like to work with King Krule and Tame Impala. When ...

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  20. Nas Talks DJ Khaled's "Nas Album Done" & His Album Actually Being DoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | AllHipHop.com

    The rap icon executive produced The Land soundtrack, and he wrote lyrics for the forthcoming Netflix Hip Hop drama The Get Down . DJ Khaled also tapped Nas for "Nas Album Done" off the Major Key album.

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