Nas’ Foiled 2002 Summer Jam Lynching

10 years ago, Nas was barred from Hot 97′s Summer Jam for wanting to lynch an effigy of Jay-Z. He later went on rival station Power 105.1 for his classic diatribe. In hindsight, this was a bad idea.

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  • Kemosabi

    SMH

  • Sam

    SMFH

  • 3rdRail

    Man, bump that. Given the climate at the time, this would have been epic!

  • Real Talk

    This shit is old news…like 10 years old. Move on…get over it.

  • mac DIESEL

    Real Talk says:

    This shit is old news…like 10 years old. Move on…get over it.

    ^

    ………COSIGN!!!! IT WOULD HAVE BEEN EPIC THOU!!!! BUT THEY WAS HATIN’ ON THE KID!!!!

    DON’T HATE ON MY OPINION!!!!!

  • dmfslimm

    that shit wouldve been tight as hell. if we only knew how jigga feels in retrospect.

  • Truu

    It would’ve been a bad idea? It woulda been epic considering technology 10 years ago wasn’t all that, it didn’t take much to amaze a crowd.

    B.Dot is just so much of a Jay-Z lover to admit it.

  • KTT

    :hah: nas you sick fuck

  • rahrahrah

    This wasn’t cheap. It would have made for good entertainment.

  • dumb niggas these days

    THAT SNAPSHOT SCARED THE ABSOLUTE SHIT OUT OF ME!!!

  • http://jetsetdex.wordpress.com jetsetdex

    why is this being leaked now?

  • death of the weirdo

    aint it ironic that hot 97 jumped on jay’s dick n forced Nas outta that billing on 02. the man with the most resources always triumphs over the man with the most ideas

  • t

    I don’t like seeing a bunch of white dudes—- or anyone for that matter—- creating a lynch visual of someone who was still alive.

    Maybe for a movie about slaves back in the 1700s it’s ok because you’re portraying history.

    But Nas, a black man, hanging Jay Z, another black man?

    Naw…. Stick to hangin him with rhymes.

  • Black Shady

    This is just sad……..

    and smh @ Hot 97 for hopping on Jay’s dick when the beef was going

  • mac DIESEL

    Truu says:

    B.Dot is just so much of a Jay-Z lover to admit it.

    ^

    THE NIGGA GOT BIAS IN HIS BLOOD!!!! U AIN’T KNOW??? HA!!!!

    DON’T HATE ON MY OPINION!!!!

  • B.Dot

    But Nas, a black man, hanging Jay Z, another black man?
    ^
    exactly. seeing it in kinda gives me another feeling.

  • Rome

    B.Dot says:
    Tuesday, June 12 2012 at 11:06 AM EST
    But Nas, a black man, hanging Jay Z, another black man?
    ^
    exactly. seeing it in kinda gives me another feeling.

    ^^
    Come on man, when Men committed crimes they often paid for their crimes in this manner. This was not a lynching, it was a HANGING. The fact that Nas & Jay are black was not relevant.

  • Smartenupnas

    I thought nas was advocating problackness? Sad, a black man hanging another black man…even if it is staged…SMH

  • B.Dot

    @Rome Come on man, when Men committed crimes they often paid for their crimes in this manner. This was not a lynching, it was a HANGING. The fact that Nas & Jay are black was not relevant.

    ^
    the fact that their back is not relevant?! uh, HUH?!

  • Donn

    A black man hanging another black man, wow. And I thought walking around with a shirt that said NIGGER was an all time low for Nas.

    Smh, and to watch these white men who were probably happy to do this for Nas just smile at the thought their being paid by a black man to pretend to hang another black man. No wonder they did such a good job, it was their pleasure

  • http://rapradar JADatsyuk

    People need to get over this shit smh. Hov has gone onto bigger and better things. Where is Nas?

  • ahan

    ok my question is, why r they bringing this up now??

  • County Of Kings

    hot 97 didnt stop nas from performing. they told him he couldnt hang jayz on stage. they didnt want hot97 brand associated with any hanging of any sort. the corporate suits at hot97 made the right decision on that. nas was still allowed to perform just not hang, so he was angry and decided not to do any set at all and leave them hanging. then he went to power105 like an angry teenager and scream on the radio for about an hour. meanwhile camron and dipset took the opportunity and grew their brand x10 with nas not doing summer jam. cam was already at summer jam passing out cd’s and merchandise just hustling anyway, so they saw an open door and walked thru it, nas dissed them for that, and thats where the nas dipset beef came from also.

    i’m a jayz fan but i agree this shit wouldve been sooo crazy he mightve ethered jayz 4real with that one. but yall forget hot97 made the right call, not cuz of jayz but becuz of their own brand.
    nas didnt only wanna hang jayz, he was also gonna burn the body on stage. ether

  • http://www.imperfectenjoyment.com Dewan

    “Cause a nigga wear a kufi, it don’t mean that he bright”

  • http://rapradar ACE

    i know why this leaked now, because of the whole nicki minaj thing has brought new light to when people thought they hated on Nas back then, so they feel that this leak is an explanation as to why they banned his shit . i kinda understand why , this would’ve cause alot of controversy even back then. i.e BAD PRESS <——-

    ps. that effigy was kinda ill, but jigga & Nas both my niggas so fuck ya'll lames still taking sides

  • onanigga

    Nas that nigger,!

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  • Commentator of Common Sense

    “A black man hanging a black man!”

    ^
    You guys r offended by this
    But you guys let shit like kreayshawn vmasty call u nigga, nd post it on blogs? And coons defend them an their use of it? Hip hop does not make sense anymore. All I’m saying is pick which side of the fence you’re on.

  • AFRICANBOY

    Y all taking Jigga’s defense on this when he talked about “leaving condoms on your baby seat”, puttin a child in his diss wasn’t right either, i don’t see no KKK thing in that since Nas is a black man too, this woulda been WAYYYY harder than Hov’s diss with Prodigy ballerina’s pics, word!

  • MR.M.

    haha that would have been nice to see! i would pay money to see nas hangin bitch ass jay

  • wizsucks

    Put that camel to rest

  • the void

    the symbolic imagery that nas was going to portrait would have been epic. jay would have never gotten over that.

  • lll

    This was back when hip-hop beefs meant something
    Nas, the GOAT

  • bryan36

    Nas aka the al sharpton of rap lynching another black man with the help of white people.
    How sad.

  • Boss

    thank God hot 97 had some sense. most of ya’ll are trippin. hanging somebody on stage is going Wayy tooo far. crabs in a barrell for real.

  • bryan36

    Matter of fact this type of things is why i don’t believe Nas whole conscious persona.

  • a realist

    This wud have been sooo EPIC if it happened and who knows where Jayz wud be right now but as history shows Hot 97 looves to fuck up people shows…..cuz Nicki Minaj bringing out Nas with Lauryn Hill and then Foxy Brown wudda been history but they fyucked that up two

  • ben_dover

    Niggas talk that pro black shit but support and post music that is destroying hip hop which is a black culture…Fake ass niggas

  • @Artise1

    Good or Bad. That would of been Hip-Hop History..

  • N0T0RI0USRAMB0.

    B.DOT STFU NICCUH TALKING ABOUT IT WAS A BAD IDEA SHIT WOULD HAVE BEEN GREAT GET JIGGAS DICK OUT YO MOUTH FAGGET

    **PLAYS ETHER** DIE CAMEL DIE!!!

  • AFRICANBOY

    So the only people in the WORLD’S HISTORY were black people in America, come on, y all takin it too far, Jay had deserved it

  • Tbones

    @B. DOT not making sense as usual with his Jigga tinted glasses on. This shit would have been epic at that time and the impact whether positive or negative would have been huge. This is the kinda shit/stunt that can psychologically mess a niggie up for life; a mock lynching to go along with a hard body n scathing diss, ETHER, damn. Lol @ at these fans preaching pro-blackness but have no problem with Jay lying against a kid n Nas’s Bentley in Super Ugly, LMAO.

  • Tbones

    By the way, i can understand why hot 97 didnt allow this to go on n at the same time understand why Nas was mad, huge guap would have gone into putting dis stunt together n paying them robotic experts. Now i understand when Nas said, if u gon come at him, do it with science. He was gon show niggies how to demoralize n annihilate someone without physically touching them.

  • Tbones

    Lastly, this vid clip is old news, I guess y’all didnt have internet connection when dis shit first dropped, now every tom dick n harry got a laptop, mac, n twitter.

  • Real Deal

    Nas Lost

  • krazy_one

    Nas won w/ out that performance

  • Mac Diesel’s FATHER

    Escobar was a wild nigga fer dat 1…. and donn wtf u talking bout him hitting and all time low wen he was wearing the nigger shirts… he was making a statement dick fuck, did u even listen 2 da album!

    HATE ON MY OPINION!

  • RRcoolJ

    Looks kinda crazy but granted that Jay started taking shots at him right after he lost his moms, all is fair. Plus Jay was talking about his baby and baby’s mother. This woulda been great but in hindsight, I’m kinda glad it didn’t happen. Woulda been Pac and Big all over again

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  • Toni

    Man most of you people are idiots. who cares if it was a black man hanging another black man. that shit is old and it was just for a good performance… you all woulda loved that show if you was there…

  • County Of Kings

    yall actin like jayz made him pull this. jayz can talk about baby car seats, and baby moms cuz it was alllllll truth!!!! he really was fuckin her, he really was leaving condoms on the baby seat. niggas talkin bout nas moms had just passed? wat that gotta do wit anything? did jayz diss nas’ moms? nope

    jayz didnt pull the show from hot 97, hot 97 said u cant hang and burn a fake person on stage period, you can still perform just no hanging and burning. so nas decided not to perform at all. get ya facts straight

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  • sobad

    it’s just sad you put this up. it happened ten years ago, and now that nas’ new album is about to come out you promote his image negatively. smh.

  • dickinyamom

    Whoever likes this is a fucking coon, this is why Nas is a weirdo for you to even envision some shit like this and have the audacity to preach about black empowerment most of you niggas on here are nerds who live with their mom anyway smh.

  • Monet

    Yea this was wrong of him to do that but he has mature alot within these last 10 years. he was dealing with alot of shit like his mom being sick. but what I really wanna know why they are trying to bring dis shit back up 10 years after the fact. Nas has mature alot over these last years and on top of that Jay and him are cool. smfhh media these days.

  • Arm Leg Leg Arm Head

    Nas must be really pissed when he plotted this type of shit lol. yo and fuck hot 97 for not allowing this phenomenal idea.

  • mr opinion

    i hate people that say “DON’T HATE ON MY OPINION!!!!”
    DON’T HATE ON MY OPINION!!!!

  • Tbones

    @Country of kings, only weak men brag of over sloping down another mans sloppy seconds. u dont get cool points for that but i understand jay had to make some kinda from that ether he got served or else it wld have been a rap for dude. Jay was almost crying and stuttering on hot 97 when dat shit dropped. Where u really there when all those things happened ie leaving cd’s on a kids seat or when jay was riding in Nas’s Bentley? if u had a lil sense u wld know it was just jays way of grasping at straws.

  • WUWEAR

    THIS IS WHY BLACK PEOPLE DON’T HAVE ANYTHING

  • cuff’em

    @Tbones , you still believe those bullshit rumors that jay was crying when Ether dropped? HA dude theres absolutely no proof of that , i’ve been searching for years trying to find that so-called hot97 interview, nothing. all what has been said is when jay heard ether him and the other rocafella niggas went down there and jay did the Supa-ugly freestyle, why the hell would he cry for? jay wanted nas to respond to him , Jay z revived nas’ career/ legacy

  • Tbones

    @Cuffem, its obvious ur eyes was blinded during the search hence u cldnt find wat everybody has heard so i will give u the link but b4 u open it, be a man n dnt cry and stutter like a sick kid too.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffDDbEJAEIg

    Remove the Jay Z tinted cotton wool in ur ears so u can ear well. LMAO.

    Finally, as regards Jays review, dats his opinion and everybody got one but its obvious some peeps own are more educated than the others, all dat fucked up maths Jay tried to do didnt add up and only made him look ignorant n obsessed cos Illmatic, 94, classic, It was written, 96, classic, The Firm, 97 good album, I am and Nastradamus, 98/99 good albums and all platinum/multi-platinum. I know u not dat bad at maths so i will just presume u grasping at straws like jay did when he heard ETHER. Nuff said.

  • cuff’em

    @Tbones, “i gave you life when niggas was forgettin you was an Emcee” -Blueprint 2

    —> read the last sentence in my comment above yours ^^

  • jake

    haha that woulda been funny no bid deal at all…the people talking about another black man wanting to hang another black man are retarded..you’re literally thinking with the capacity of someone who has downs….people no matter their color have been hanged all over the world for centuries. just cuz a few racist people hanged blacks from trees doesn’t make hanging a racial issue. its happened to people of EVERY nationality and ethnicity.

  • jake

    no big deal*

  • King

    Im glad this didn’t happen.. Somebody would have definitely been shot over this..

  • The N

    Colided with big names that souldve made your career stopped all that and your mans still here and im still hot wow

  • Tbones

    SMH @Cuff em living in denial, the facts are well documented in my post, every other thing is ur opinion. I know u was mad scared to click on that audio, LMAO.

  • Tbones

    Its ludicrous how all these drama queens with boring lives all of a sudden think hanging and slavery go hand in hand when thats furthest from the truth. #Ignoramuses

  • dan

    Nas aka the al sharpton of rap lynching another black man with the help of white people.
    How sad.

    ^

    this