Saturday, April 27, 2013

Complex Says 'Life Is Good' #4 Album Cover of 2012



Heartbreak breeds many emotions. On Life Is Good, Nas confronts his own feelings over the last few years, with the cover depicting the dapper Queens MC in thought while he holds his ex-wifes (Kelis) green wedding dress.


In that respect, the image serves a dual purpose. Whereas its evident that Nas has moved on in his life, he is also reminded of an influential and tumultuous past, which, in the end, made for some of the best music hes created in years.


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Nas & Ms. Lauryn Hill At Bayou Music Center

Houston caught two rap greats for the price of one last night. On one corner was Nas, arguably the greatest lyricist of his generation; on the other, Lauryn Hill, the best hybrid rapper/singer hip-hop has ever seen. One show had the crowd of young hip-hop heads going nuts, while the other left the crowd behind.


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Nas to Headline Glastonbury's Newly Named Silver Hayes Dance Village

Glastonbury Festival has confirmed that the dance area of this years event has been renamed Silver Hayes and that Nas will be the first headlining act this year.



"US rapper Nas is the first name confirmed to headline the Sonic tent with Disclosure, Hot Natured, David Rodigan, Sub Focus, Aluna George, Eats Everything, Rudimental and The Congos also confirmed to appear across Silver Hayes throughout the weekend. "



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Video: Nas is Still Illmatic! The Don kicks off AllStar Weekend in Houston at EI8HT Lounge with a Classic and Unforgettable Performance!

Watch Nass Classic Medley at EI8HT Lounge on Valentines Night for Allstar Weekend



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Experience Nas Live Tomorrow from the O2 Arena in London!

After performing three sold out shows in London, multi-platinum recording artist Nas will be back in the UK tomorrow to take over The O2 with support from 2 Chainz and Iggy Azalea. This will be the first time Nas has performed at this venue and its sure to be the hottest ticket in town! Be a part of the action by texting NAS to 68899 for UK residents or for US residents, text NAS to 96527! Fees do apply. Please visit the website for more information.



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Illmatic: One Of Alicia Keys' 25 Favorite Albums

Alicia Keys: "Nas is someone who Ive admired lyrically since his first record and hes somebody that always comes up with new original concepts. As a writer, thats always inspiring to hear. On this record some of my favorites are NY State of Mind and The World is Yours."


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Nas Featured In Complex's 12 Winners Of Summer

This summer, Nas scored his sixth No. 1 with Life Is Good, but the album was special for more reasons than commercial success. Nas spit emotional and mature rhymes that addressed his divorce from Kelis, his shortcomings as a father, and his life and career. In turn, he made his best album in years.


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