Mass Appeal BBQ NYC: Nas, Ty Dolla $ign, MGK, Mannie Fresh + More!

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Somehow, the Gods up above (or the people at Mass Appeal…) put together my favorite artists on one stage, in my city, two days before my birthday. Bruh… WHUT?! Hosted by label co-owner Nas, Mass Appeal’s annual NYC barbecue and show this year includes Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Shadow, Machine Gun Kelly, Mannie Fresh, Araab Muzik, Kamaiyah and more, hosted by Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg and Laura Stylez. Food served will be from Sweet Chick. The levels of IN THERE I’m about to be?!!?


Nas Owes $570k In Back Taxes

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Another day, another celeb who owes money to the IRS. This time it’s our guy Nas, who according to the state of Georgia’s Department of Revenue, he needs to pay up $571,550 for his 2007 income. This breakdown amounts to $425,842 in back state taxes, a $60,000 penalty, $57,000 in interest and a $71,000 “collection fee.” With all these successful investments he has going on, however, I’m sure Esco can take care of this quickly! Check out the tax doc in the gallery.


(Video) Nas Explains Why He’s A Big Future Fan

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Including me, when Nas hopped on Future’s remix to “March Madness”, Nas fans were utterly surprised. Two different artists, from two different eras, with two completely different styles. Nas sees it differently and explains why in an interview below.


(Video) Nas & Puff Daddy Perform “Hate Me Now” On The Bad Boy Reunion Tour

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Decked out in mink coats, Nas & Puff Daddy perform “Hate Me Now” while on the Bad Boy Reunion Tour.


(Video) French Montana Discusses Sanaa Lathan On ‘The Real’

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French Montana recently sat down with the ladies of The Real, in an episode that will air tomorrow, May 12. (He also performed “All The Way Up” with Remy Ma and Fat Joe on the show, which you can preview here.) During the chat, the BX rapper discussed his forthcoming album – which will be his first in three years – as well as working with Kanye West and Nas on the album’s lead single, “Figure It Out.” It wasn’t all business, though – as French also getsREAL about his rumored relationship with actress, Sanaa Lathan.


(Video) Check Out The Trailer For The Nas-Produced Film “The Land”

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The Cleveland based film, set to feature Erykah Badu and Machine Gun, finally releases its trailer. Hit the jump to check it out.


(Video) French Montana Feat. Kanye West & Nas – Figure it Out

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French celebrates the ink drying with Bad Boy & Epic Records by dropping the visual for collab track alongside Kanye West & Nas.


(Video) The Weeknd & Nas Perform “Tell Your Friends” At Met Gala

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Last night, The Weeknd and Nas joined forces to perform “Tell Your Friends” at the prestigious Met Gala. It’s these kinds of moments that always make me say to myself, “You never thought that hip-hop would take it this far!” Watch below as Esco and Abel perform the track in front of a very eclectic crowd that included the likes of Beyoncé, Ciara, Wiz Khalifa, Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicki Minaj, Madonna and many more.


Nas Working On Netflix Hip-Hop Drama “The Get Down”

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We first got word of a Netflix hip-hop show in February 2015. Well as we approach it’s release date, which iMDB is revealing will be August 12, more details are emerging like that of Nas being a “huge creative force” and Jaden Smith joining the cast.


Run the Jewels Bring Out Nas At Coachella

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Coachella is lit. How lit? I’m talking Killer Mike and Nas on the same stage type lit. During their set, Run the Jewels decided to bring out none other than the legendary, and one of a kind MC, Nas.


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