saturday night was the heineken inspire encore secret show held at pier 36 just under the manhattan bridge in nyc. with a stacked bill featuring nas, cee-lo, j.cole, pete rock and diplo, there was hardly a complaint that the rumored kanye west wound up not performing (he was abu dhabi. do your homework people). everyone was treated to free heineken, jamaican beef patties, hot dogs and tacos all while watching the star studded lineup.
hit the jump to catch live videos of nas performing “ny state of mind,” and “if i ruled the world,” cee-lo getting vulgar with “fuck you,” and star-bourne j. cole doing “higher.”
did the review earlier, and now here at the videos. up top is nas’ RIDICULOUS verse on ‘strong will continue,” and below the jump, you’ll find videos of distant relatives doing “nah mean” and “patience,” and nas killing “street dreams”/”if i ruled the world” and the encore of “one mic.”
vodka and nas? smirnoff has released a campaign in which they’ll align class artists with “hot” new acts, the first of which breathes life into the classic off of it was written. i’ve never heard marsha before, but she’s sounding pretty good on this one.
read more about the campaign here. you gotta put in your age, so go ahead and lie if you’re 13.