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Drink Champs: Nas (Video)

The G.O.D.M.C. Nasir sits for the chit-chat while letting the glasses go clink-clack with the Drink Champs. Gotta talk up the “Lost Tapes 2” project he’s pushing, but there’s sooooo much more in here!

N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN sit down with the legendary Nas for an iconic episode as they discuss the release of his new album, putting Queens back on the map, and the one person who said no to being a feature on a song.



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Nas Presents ‘The Real Hip-Hop’ (Documentary)

Hip-Hop Worldwide. The phrase has never meant more. Today it is worldwide! What’s more, it is about culture… particularly with this piece, as this documentary video speaks to the cultural impact of Hip-Hop outside the USA.

Rapper Nasir ‘Nas’ Jones takes us on a world tour of breakdancing in the most unexpected places. We visit the slums, shanty towns and ghettos of the world, where hip-hop really means something. With jaw-dropping breakdancing moves, B-boys and B-girls in Uganda, Yemen, Cambodia and Colombia give us an inspiring tribute to the uplifting power of music and movement.

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9th Wonder At Harvard: “The Hip-Hop Fellow” (Trailer)

Slated for release next month, “The Hip-Hop Fellow” is a feature-length film documenting super-producer 9th Wonder’s time as a Harvard University professor, teaching “The Breaks” to a bunch of students of the Cambridge (Massachusetts) institution. 9th Wonder’s contribution is an awesome complement to Harvard’s Hip-Hop Archive (see our post on Nas being honored there). Each and together these are a blessing to the campus community and the world.

The trailer captures commentary and cosigns by Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Young Guru, Pete Rock, DJ Premier and more. This documentary is going to be a “don’t miss” to be certain. Watch.

He has the love for it. He has the drive for it. It’s always been in him. He’s the genius behind it. You know, it’s only right.

Kendrick Lamar

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COVER STORY: Hip-Hop At Harvard University With Nas (Video)

Queensbridge emcee to Harvard University honoree. Nasir “Nas” Jones, take a bow! Harvard asked the brother to create a Hip-Hop fellowship in Nas’ name 30 years after his rhyming and grinding started. This is happening! Check out what Hip-Hop at Harvard looks like above. Hip-Hop heads, you are going to be SO proud watching this!

“The same youth you want to protect… you need to understand them by understanding the music they listen to.”

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