Nas Goes Behind His Album 'Nasir' in New Short Film: Watch

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Just days in the past (Nov. 13), Nas teased plans for some type of a visible he can be concerned with. On Thursday (Nov. 15), he launched the Nasir brief movie in help of his eleventh studio album by the identical identify, which dropped again in June as a part of Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music summer season rollout.

Some initially believed solo music video would arrive this week, however the Queensbridge native determined to go a step additional and ship an in-depth visible telling the story of his 2018 LP. The iconic MC collaborated with director Rohan Blair-Mangat, who helmed the flick, and Mass Appeal on the contemporary enterprise. 

The 16-minute clip implements vocals from every of the seven tracks featured on Nasir, however delves deeper into peeling again the layers concerning social and financial points severely hampering the minority communities. Nas candidly harps on police brutality, which was a frequent theme used all through the album on tracks equivalent to "Cops Shot the Kid."

Watch the Nasir brief movie beneath.