photo: michael feeney Hours before the release of Nas’ album, Life Is Good, Team Epiphany spearheaded the Moët Rose Lounge event last night in NYC’s meatpacking district. Yours truly bailed at the last minute, but Hov, Beyonce, Busta Rhymes, Jermaine Dupri, Swizz Beatz, No I.D. and a host of others were in attendance. Q-Tip and DJ Wonder handled DJ duties. Here are a few pics from the night’s festivities.
Sticking his chest out with pride, Nasir Jones repped for the fathers across the globe by performing “Daughters” last night on the Late Show With David Letterman. Life Is Good is out today. 3030
With DJ Green Lantern on the 1s and 2s, Nasir provided the soundtrack for this evening’s ESPY Awards performing “Nasty”, “The Don” and “Summer On Smash” with Swizzy. Life Is Good next Tuesday. yardie
You might not know Def Jam’s R&B artist, K’La yet but today we get to hear her new single which features a new verse from Nasir. This ain’t bad at all.
During his Paris show last Tuesday, Nas spoke on his musical influence then segued into Life Is Good‘s third track with a Marvin Gaye sample flipped by DJ Green Lantern and the Z band. Nice mix.
The consistency continues as Nasir airs out his past marriage’s highs and lows for the album’s closing track. Produced by Salaam Remi and Noah “40” Shebib. Life’s so much better now, but Life Is Good on July 17. Pitchfork
Esco helped bring Openair Frauenfeld Festival to an end and brought out L Boogie for their classic duet “If I Ruled The World”. More footage from their performances after the jump.