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Nas Interviewed On CNN, Explains Album Title, Wears “N*gger” Shirt To Grammys, Watch Video Here

Posted By on February 11, 2008

Nas is already promoting his new album and it's controversial title, Nigger. Nas showed up at this years Grammy Awards with a shirt that boldly said the title of his album across it. CNN interviewed Nas where he said "Its all the experiences we go through every day, of all ethnicities, Black, White, indifferent. We’ve all at some point felt discriminated on, whether its in Dominican Republic, whether its in China, whether its in Iraq with soldiers getting their heads blown off for reasons we don’t know why,” he reasoned. “The meaning of the word is supposed to be ignorant.”

He went on to say “So no longer are Black people still n****rs, its also me and you,” Nas said to the White CNN correspondent. “I want people to think about what I’m thinking about today.”

Watch the clip below