Rap veteran Nas, is no stranger to the big screen. Having appeared in the hip-hop classic, Belly and most recently Nas: Time Is Illmatic he will now be taking on a new role as a producer in the documentary about breakdancing, Shake The Dust. The docu-pic will document and explore the world of breakdancing beyond the New York City streets, charting the movements growth and resonance in slums, favelas, and ghettos across the globe. The film also features music from Nas, Talib Kweli, Common and Vince Staples.
The documentary is available to rent and purchase here. Check it out and let us know if you think Nas did a good job in helping bring this underground form of dance to the forefront.
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