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Dec 16, 2015

Hip Hop Icon Nas To Perform In The Ballroom At Boardwalk Hall On Saturday, March 19

Tickets Go On Sale Friday, December 18 at Noon through Ticketmaster

Hip Hop legend Nas will take over the stage for a live performance in the Adrian Phillips Ballroom at Boardwalk Hall on Saturday, March 19 at 9 p.m. In addition to the concert, the night will also feature a DJ Jam Fest showcasing one of the world’s best MC’s and renowned DJs, DJ Envy and DJ Aktive.

Tickets will be priced at $75 for general admission standing room floor ticket and $60 for balcony seating (including facility fees) and will go on sale on Friday, December 18 at noon. Tickets will be available through Ticketmaster.com, the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, or by-phone at 800-736-1420.

A hip-hop icon since the early 1990s, Nas emerged from the Queens bridge neighborhood of Long Island City, a hotbed of rap artist since the ’80s. The son of jazz trumpeter Olu Dara, he has since gone on to sell over 20 million albums worldwide over the span of his legendary career, and has acted as an ambassador for hip-hop culture throughout the globe. The first full-length album by the poet and rhyme-master Nas arrived in 1994, the RIAA platinum Illmatic. Since then he has released nine solo albums and three compilation albums that have been certified double-platinum, platinum or gold  His most recent release was 2012’s Life Is Good, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, marking the sixth #1 album that Nas has produced in his career. The collection also received four GRAMMY nominations bringing the rap icon’s GRAMMY recognition count to 13 overall.

Hailing from Queens NY, DJ Envy is one of the hottest DJs around and is one of three hosts of the syndicated radio show The Breakfast Club with Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God on NYC's Power 105. He is also a MTV2 VJ for The Week in Jams.  

Philly’s own DJ Aktive, a master, has toured the world with some of hip-hop and R&B’s biggest names, including Janet Jackson, Kanye West, Miley Cyrus, Nas, Common, Jennifer Hudson, Estelle, John Legend, The Roots, LL Cool J and Queen Latifah, to name a few.  

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