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Nas Receives Long Overdue Icon Award

This weekend, the Revolt Music Conference took place in Miami at the Eden Roc Hotel. The event featured several panels about breaking into the music industry, social media and achieving success.

On Saturday night, at a gala dinner, Nas was honored with the Jimmy Iovine Icon Award in front of many of his family and friends.

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Speakers included actress, Yara Shahidi, of “black-ish,” who is also the rapper’s cousin, singer Bibi Bourelly and DMX.

“Nasir is half-man, half-amazing,” said Shahidi.

DMX, who starred alongside Nas in the 1998 film, Belly, said the two formed a lifelong friendship and he wanted to express his gratitude being able to call the rapper a friend.

Watch the ceremony below.


Brittney Fennell

Brittney Fennell

Brittney is the Associate Editor of Jawbreaker and a writer who has goals to disrupt culture in ways unseen.