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America, Crazy, and Friday: Nas Collabs With The National Symphony Orchestra For Live Rendition of "lllmatic" @balleralert Nas Collabs With The National Symphony Orchestra For Live Rendition of ‘Illmatic’ - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ An upcoming PBS concert film has teamed up Nas with the National Symphony Orchestra for a live performance that takes you back to the 90s. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The iconic rapper will be doing a live rendition of his legendary, 1994 album “Illmatic” at the Washington, D.C. arena on Feb. 2. It is titled by PBS as, “Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop, the concert film musters the energetic appeal of the profound collaboration and wistfulness of the audible hip-hop Queensbridge fable.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "It’s crazy, you know, I wrote this in the projects in New York City. Here we are in the capital of America, Washington, DC, and, you know, a bunch of white people with strings and all that, playing this album, and they feeling it," Nas said in the film trailer. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The recording of the concert film took place in March 2014, when Nas was celebrating Illmatic’s 20th anniversary. The film will portray the Queens native’s upbringing, career, and musical background. It will also feature rehearsals, preparation and Illmatic’s journey to Kennedy Center stage. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "This was the first time me as a classical orchestra conductor was going to branch out into the realm of doing hip-hop music and rap music. And the idea of finally tackling this genre was something I was really looking forward to do," National Symphony Orchestra Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke said in a statement. The performance is set to premiere on the PBS network nationwide on Friday, February 2 at 9 p.m
America, Crazy, and Friday: Nas Collabs With The National
 Symphony Orchestra For Live
 Rendition of "lllmatic"
 @balleralert
Nas Collabs With The National Symphony Orchestra For Live Rendition of ‘Illmatic’ - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ An upcoming PBS concert film has teamed up Nas with the National Symphony Orchestra for a live performance that takes you back to the 90s. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The iconic rapper will be doing a live rendition of his legendary, 1994 album “Illmatic” at the Washington, D.C. arena on Feb. 2. It is titled by PBS as, “Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop, the concert film musters the energetic appeal of the profound collaboration and wistfulness of the audible hip-hop Queensbridge fable.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "It’s crazy, you know, I wrote this in the projects in New York City. Here we are in the capital of America, Washington, DC, and, you know, a bunch of white people with strings and all that, playing this album, and they feeling it," Nas said in the film trailer. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The recording of the concert film took place in March 2014, when Nas was celebrating Illmatic’s 20th anniversary. The film will portray the Queens native’s upbringing, career, and musical background. It will also feature rehearsals, preparation and Illmatic’s journey to Kennedy Center stage. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "This was the first time me as a classical orchestra conductor was going to branch out into the realm of doing hip-hop music and rap music. And the idea of finally tackling this genre was something I was really looking forward to do," National Symphony Orchestra Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke said in a statement. The performance is set to premiere on the PBS network nationwide on Friday, February 2 at 9 p.m

Nas Collabs With The National Symphony Orchestra For Live Rendition of ‘Illmatic’ - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ An upcom...

Books, Life, and Love: Tina Turner To Release Autobiography in 2018 @balleralert Tina Turner To Release Autobiography in 2018 – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Three decades after the release of her first autobiography, TinaTurner will release her second memoir - “Tina Turner: My Love Story.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The new book, which is set to be released in October of next year, will aide in celebrating the singer’s 60th anniversary in music. According to Entertainment Weekly, the Atria Books announced the new release on Monday, adding that it will focus on Turner’s life after Ike Turner, as she struggles to find love and survive a “life-threatening illness.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The new novel is said to be a sequel to Turner’s previous memoir, “I, Tina,” which was turned into the popular film, “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” starring AngelaBassett. That book and film focused on the abusive relationship between her and her late husband, IkeTurner. Although the two were successful together, Ike’s history of violence against her led to their separation and subsequent divorce in 1978. Since then though, Turner went on to find solo success in music and film. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Turner, otherwise known as The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, is one of the world’s best selling artists of all time, deemed the most successful female Rock ‘n’ Roll artist. Now, with the release of her new book, Turner will be looking to match the success of “I, Tina” which was a worldwide best-seller.
Books, Life, and Love: Tina Turner To Release
 Autobiography in 2018
 @balleralert
Tina Turner To Release Autobiography in 2018 – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Three decades after the release of her first autobiography, TinaTurner will release her second memoir - “Tina Turner: My Love Story.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The new book, which is set to be released in October of next year, will aide in celebrating the singer’s 60th anniversary in music. According to Entertainment Weekly, the Atria Books announced the new release on Monday, adding that it will focus on Turner’s life after Ike Turner, as she struggles to find love and survive a “life-threatening illness.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The new novel is said to be a sequel to Turner’s previous memoir, “I, Tina,” which was turned into the popular film, “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” starring AngelaBassett. That book and film focused on the abusive relationship between her and her late husband, IkeTurner. Although the two were successful together, Ike’s history of violence against her led to their separation and subsequent divorce in 1978. Since then though, Turner went on to find solo success in music and film. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Turner, otherwise known as The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, is one of the world’s best selling artists of all time, deemed the most successful female Rock ‘n’ Roll artist. Now, with the release of her new book, Turner will be looking to match the success of “I, Tina” which was a worldwide best-seller.

Tina Turner To Release Autobiography in 2018 – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Three decades after the release of her first autobiograp...