Esco, Let’s Go.
Although Nas turns 40 years old on Saturday, he celebrated his born day with Hennessy last night at Avenue nightclub in NYC. With DJ Mos and D-Nice on the turntables, guests included Mariah Carey, Jermaine Dupri, Maino, and Special Ed. Here’s film of him addressing his party goers.
Keeping his new late night gig in motion, Arsenio Hall invited God’s Son to his show. Closing out the evening, Esco gave a live rendition of track 9 off last year’s standout, Life Is Good.
Well here is something that’ll make both proud. From Stillmatic to Villematic, Esco and J.Cole take the second cover of VIBE‘s upcoming 20 anniversary issue. Read the cover story here.
Nas is like, half man-half amazing. Late last month, D.C. resident Stanley Young and his eight children lost their home to a fire. After learning of the Young’s misfortune, Nas stepped up and launched a donation page for the family.
Continuing his partnership with Hennessy Wild Rabbit’s campaign, Esco ventures down to Sau Paulo, Brazil for a music festival. One The Big Apple coming right up.
[cnnvideo url=’http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/07/23/ac-race-and-justice-in-america-ii.cnn’ inline=’true’] In the midst of the Trayvon Martin rallies across the country, Nas was one of the guests who appeared on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360° last night to discuss racism in america. rtny
Although the Mets took a 13-8 loss against Phillies yesterday, those who stuck around at Citi Field caught a win. Nas took center field for a performance of his lengthly catalogue. More clips below.
“My people be projects or jail never Harvard or Yale…” Street knowledge continues to amaze the scholars. Despite dropping out of the eighth grade, Nas has been honored by Harvard University with the Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship. The program will fund and enrich artists and scholars with connections to hip-hop. Says Nas: “In my rollercoaster of a life I’ve endured good and bad for sure, and I’ve truly been blessed to have achieved so much thru art in my short life […]