New York, NY – After Nas launched his 12th studio album, NASIR, to blended critiques, he offers us another excuse to revisit the seven-song album.
Which is the place the visible remedy for NASIR – The Film is available in.
Written and directed by Rohan Blair-Mangat, NASIR -The Film is a 15-minute brief in the identical custom because the visible albums of former rival JAY-Z (four:44) and Beyoncé (Lemonade, Beyoncé). The movie brings every of the seven songs, produced by Kanye West, to life in vivid and dramatic trend as its plot facilities round a younger Black boy from Queens, raised by his grandmother, who turns into one other sufferer of police violence.
Throughout, Nas takes followers from the tough initiatives of Queensbridge to the sands of Egypt by highlighting and connecting the social points talked about on NASIR all through historical past with fashionable photographs of Queens and archival footage of historic black figures.
The movie additionally features a memorable cameo from Slick Rick, the “Cops Shot The Kid” phase as nicely.
Check out the visuals above.