For Nasir “Nas” Jones, 2014 has been a very productive year in cinema. He celebrated the 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking debut album Illmatic with the Tribeca-sponsored documentary, Nas: Time Is Illmatic earlier this fall, and it looks like he has one more cinematic trick up his sleeve before year’s end.
Jones is partnering with General Electric to release the documentary Shake The Dust on Vevo, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, XBOX TV, and Samsung-connected devices on Christmas Eve. The documentary, directed by journalist Adam Sjoberg and executive produced by Jones, focuses on the art of break dancing as it’s seen and practiced around the world.
Jones has nothing but praise for the vision that has come to Shake The Dust:
“What these kids are doing around the world reminds me why I fell in love with hip-hop and how important it is as a creative and constructive…
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Throngs thundered down the streets of Manhattan in New York as part of the “Millions March” to protest the killings of unarmed black men by white police officers. An incessant number of nonviolent resistant movements have popped up in major metropolises since the seemingly inexplicable killings of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo. on Aug. 9, and the choke hold death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, one borough over from Manhattan.
Marchers head towards NYPD headquarters in Lower Manhattan in New York.
The #MillionsMarchNY commenced at Washington Square Park and wound up One Police Plaza in front of the New York Police Department Headquarters. The NYPD estimated the crowd at more than 27,000 people.
The #MillionsMarchNYC coordinated with protesters in other cities around the country, including Washington D.C. and the Oakland-Berkeley region in the Bay Area. Authorities said another 10,000 demonstrators took over the streets in the District of Columbia. Meanwhile, protesters…
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Looks like any love that Kelis and her ex-husband of five years may have shared will forever be a thing of the past.
The songstress revealed her true feelings about the rapper after one of her Instagram followers wished the former lovebirds a happy reunion.
She shot back with:
I divorced his cheating behind lol. I don’t want him back at all than you very much. But thanks for the concern boo lol.
Then, another fan entered the conversation:
And in typical Kelis fashion, she said “couldn’t care less.”
As far at their status today? Nas said he and Kelis were simply working on a friendship in an interview with Hot 97.
“We’re back together as friends. We were not the best of friends for a long time. We’re friends now and that’s what it is. We’re not together but we’re friends though,” he said. “She handled it like…
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