Nas Releases Short Film ‘NASIR’ As Album Visual

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Source: NEW YORK, NY – JULY 19: Rapper Nas attends Pandora Sounds Like You NYC that includes Nas, Young M.A, Dave East and Biz Markie DJ Set at Brooklyn Steel on July 19, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for Pandora)

Nas followers are most likely considering higher late than by no means proper about now. The MC has simply launched a mini film that ties again to his final album.

In what appears to be a promotional effort to reignite some curiosity in his twelfth LP, the New York legend dropped a visible accompaniment. Titled NASIR, the 16 minute video tackles a bevy of points together with police brutality, racism and Black pleasure; all of it centered in or round his house of Queensbridge.

Director Rohan Blair-Mangat makes use of each second to drive house the messaging because it opens with a really highly effective scene that reveals an African American teenager arising from a pharaoh’s tomb in the midst of a basketball courtroom. Also included is a jarring however a lot wanted interpretation of “Cops Shot the Kid” which finds one other youth being gunned down by the regulation.

Originally launched June 15, 2018, NASIR was government produced by Kanye West throughout to what has change into to be recognized the “Wyoming Sessions”. It was launched after Daytona, Ye and Kids See Ghosts. While the hype of Yeezy overseeing a Nas album had the tradition excited the undertaking did not ship. Many felt underwhelmed by the “Street Dreams” rapper’s supply and general cohesiveness of the undertaking.

Nevertheless you possibly can view the quick movie beneath.

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