Behind The Scenes With Nas For Hennessy’s New Television Campaign
Join Hennessy and Nas for an exclusive behind the scenes look of their newest television campaign, “The Man Who Couldn’t Slow Down,” featuring speed record chaser, Malcolm Campbell.
Hennessy takes you behind the scenes of their latest television campaign starring Malcolm Campbell and narrated by Nas. The short video, directed by Ross Haines, goes behind the scenes and onto the set of the latest Hennessy television campaign; honoring Malcolm Campbell as the greatest speed record chaser of all time. The clip takes a look at Campbell’s life and accomplishments that embody the brands pursuit of achievement to “Never Stop, Never Settle”. Nas explains the similarities between the Englishman who lived nearly 65 years ago and himself and why Campbell’s life is so inspiring.
The Man Who Couldn’t Slow Down: Nas Introduces Malcolm Campbell for Hennessy
Watch as Nas introduces Hennessy’s newest edition to their Wild Rabbit campaign, Malcolm Campbell.
Hennessy and Nas recently came together to celebrate the latest induction to the Hennessy Wild Rabbit campaign, Martin Campbell. An English racing motorist who devoted his life to the pursuit of speed, Campbell is listed in history as the greatest speed record chaser of all time. Through his career he set a total of nine world land speed records and was also the first human to break the 300 mph barrier. Martin passed away in 1948 but his legacy still lives on and inspires those who “Never Stop” and “Never Settle”. Nas narrates the new Hennessy advertisement celebrating the passion and devotion of Martin Campbell’s need for speed.
Malcolm Campbell truly lived by the code of Never Stop. Never Settle. Everyone can live by that code. To push our own limits and leave our own marks on the world. #WildRabbit. See more of his story on Hennessy.com
Complex Features Nas in The 10 Best Rappers of the ’90s
Complex Magazine takes a look at the hottest MC’s to bless the mic in what is regarded as Hip Hop’s Golden Age.
The 90’s is arguably one of hip hop and rap’ best decades in regards to production, style, and lyricism. Hip Hop’s biggest names today all got they’re start in the 90’s including Snoop Dogg, Nas, Outkast, and Jay Z. When Nas stepped on to the scene on Main Source’s 1991 track “Live at the Barbecue,” it was evident that he possessed a remarkable talent that surpassed his peers. His debut album, Illmatic, immediately solidified his place in hip hop history, as it is still held as one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time. Complex Magazine breaks down Nas’ achievements throughout the decade of the 90’s including four solo albums, one group album, and a number of chart topping singles to prove why Nas is one of “The 10 Best Rappers of the ’90s.”
Living The Good Life, Nas On New Album, Hennessy Partnership, and New Business Ventures.
Nas goes in-depth with Brennan Williams of The Huffington Post to discuss his new album, the anniversary of Illmatic, and his recent business ventures.
The past 16 months have been phenomenal for Nas. The MC released his sixth solo album to reach number 1 on the Billboard charts, “Life Is Good,” last summer and has been busy living the album title ever since. With Grammy nominations, a sold out world tour, philanthropy, and countless honors including the establishment of The Nasir Jones Fellowship at Harvard University, life for the legendary MC is indeed good. Nas recently sat down with The Huffington Post to give exclusive details on his new album, and other new music including collaborations with Mariah Carey and Jay Z. He discusses his partnership with Hennessy and what it’s like to serve as the brand ambassador for Hennessy’s 2013 “Wild Rabbit” campaign. Nas, who recently turned 40 last month, also discusses his other investments including, his new high end fashion line, HSTRY, and his expanding investment portfolio.
Hennessy Celebrates The Launch of The “GQ Men” Book With Nas and Dwayne Wade
The best dressed men of the industry came together in Miami last weekend to celebrate the release of The “GQ Men” Book. Nas and Dwayne Wade attended the event as guests of honor at Hyde Beach in Miami.
Last weekend, Hennessy joined GQ Magazine to celebrate the release of the “GQ Men” Book. The “GQ Men” Book is a collection of photographs featuring the most stylish gentlemen of the magazine’s 56 year history, highlighting the evolution of men’s style and fashion. Hosted by professional basketball player, Dwayne Wade of the Miami Heat, the event gathered all of the industry’s best dressed gentlemen at Hyde Beach at the SLS Hotel, South Beach. As a guest of honor, Nas arrived wearing a crisp white collarless shirt and black pants by Dolce and Gabbana, paired with a pair of black and white Vivienne Westwood slippers. Guests at the party were served hand crafted appetizers and decadent deserts with Hennessy infused cocktails before being treated to a special performance by Nas himself. Nas performed some of his classics songs from his career, including “Hate Me Now,” “Ain’t Hard to Tell,” “If I Ruled the World,” and “Made You Look.”
Drake, Young Jeezy, Ludacris and More Party With Nas at Prive
Last Friday, Nas brought the stars out to party with him as he hosted Prive Nightclub in Atlanta.
Accompanied by a small entourage, Nas entered the venue shortly after midnight dressed in a vintage t-shirt, custom vest, and premium denim. He then made his way over to a reserved area where bottles of Hennessy were immediately brought out for him to enjoy with his guest which included Young Jeezy. Smoking a cigar, Nas partied the night away while stopping to take photos with his peers and fans. Other celebrity guests in attendance included Drake, Ludacris, and more.