Watch Nas Discuss New Film “Black Nativity”
Watch an exclusive interview of Nas discussing his new film, “Black Nativity,” as he goes into detail on working with talents like Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Jacob Latimore, and more.
Black Nativity opened last week to much praise and favorable reviews. The holiday movie based on the famed Langston Hughes play of the same title follows a Baltimore teen’s quest to find spirituality and faith while spending time with his estranged relatives in New York. Discussing his scene with Jacob Latimore, Nas opens up and gets personal about the way Latimore’s character dealt with not having his mother around and draws comparisons to his real life experience of loosing his mother. Nas goes on in this exclusive interview about his experience working on the film, the cast, and the importance of the holiday musical that’s in theaters everywhere this season.
"Black Nativity" Opens Today & Scores High With Critics
Famed writer and director, Kasi Lemmons brings movie goers a holiday musical drama based on a contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated play, “Black Nativity”. The film follows Langston (Jacob Latimore), a street-wise teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother, as he journeys to Harlem to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged grandparents. Starring Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Jacob Latimore, Nas, Mary J. Blige, Tyrese, and Luke James, the film which opens today, scored positive reviews amongst critics. Kam Williams (AALBC.com) gave the film 4 Out of 4 Stars and calls the film ”A timeless parable as memorable for its uplifting spirituals as for its moving message about the importance of faith and family.” Screen Daily’s John Hazelton praised the soundtrack and the director and cast for pulling off the musical numbers during the heavy and dramatic scenes throughout the film. While Kristine Francis (celebdirtylaundry.com), calls the film “The Musical Event Of The Holiday Season”. “Black Nativity” is in theaters everywhere today.
Mass Appeal: Get To Know Nylo on “Off Tha Wall”
Nylo talks James Blake, Sailor Moon, Chicago, and More With Mass Appeal’s “Off Tha’ Wall”.
This month’s edition of “Off Tha Wall” features Epic recording artist Nylo, the singer- songwriter from Chicago who makes music that sounds like snow. Nylo stops by for an Q&A session with Mass Appeal to reveal little known details about the rising star including favorite foods, career aspirations, and just what makes this starlet tick. Find out how Nylo got her name and became interested in music at a young age, who her music influences are, and more.
Tyrese and Nas Talk Black Nativity on BET’s 106 & Park
Inside the link: Nas and Tyrese appeared on BET’s 106 & Park last night to discuss their new movie, “Black Nativity”. The holiday musical also stars Jacob Latimore, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, and is directed by famed Kaci Lemmons. The two dropped by the set of the music video countdown show to discuss their experience working on the film which opens in theaters everywhere tomorrow. Nas explains the background of the play turned movie and shares why he feels honored to be a part of such a historical project, honoring the work of Langston Hughes. He goes further to share what it was like working with saucy an amazing cast and if he will return to the silver screen in the future.
Talk Stoop With Nas on His 40th Birthday
Appearing on NBC’s Talk Stoop for his 40th birthday, Nas sits down with host Cat Greenleaf to reflect on life, the course of his career, and more. Nas gives his take on the evolution of hip hop since his career began and the state of the genre today. The MC goes further to explain the meaning behind his controversial album, “Hip Hop Is Dead”, which was released in 2006, and what’s missing in hip hop music today. Nas also shares his daily mantras with Cat; “Life Is Good” and “Never Stop. Never Settle”, while discussing what motivates him and makes him smile these days.
Shredded Beats: Nas Headlines at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom
Dressed in all black and wearing a few gold chains, Nas took the stage in Denver to Headline The Shredded Beats Concert at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom.
Backed by DJ Green Lantern, Nas took the stage in Denver Colorado last week to headline So-Gnar’s Fall Shredded Beats concert. Performing at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom, the legendary MC opened his performance with “Locomotive”, a track from 2012’s “Life Is Good,” before moving on to perform classic hits like “It Ain’t Hard To Tell” and “Made You Look”. Performing in front of screaming fans, the aggressive MC engaged the audience in a lyrical medley of classic tracks including “The World is Yours,” “Hate Me Now” and “Got Yourself a Gun”, as well as newer material from his last album, Life is Good.
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