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Mike Delorean of Bars-N-Hooks Says Prodigy’s Mural Was Defaced Because of His Book ‘My Infamous Life’

Mobb Deep fans were highly upset at the sight of the mural in Queensbridge dedicated to Prodigy being defaced not once, but twice by unknown vandals and someone in the know is finally explaining why. Mike Delorean of Bars-N-Hooks, which was the first rap group on Prodigy’s Infamous Records label, is breaking his silence and explaining the real reason why they can no longer have a Prodigy mural in Queensbridge. Check it out below and let us know what you think….

BET Set To Release New Miniseries Based On the Life of Nas

If you’re a fan of legendary Queensbridge rapper Nasir Jones a.k.a. Nas, then this one’s for you!

Nas and BET have announced a new miniseries on the legendary rapper’s journey from New York City’s Queensbridge projects to the Billboard charts.

Deadline reports the project is headed by Rush creator Jonathan Levine — with Nas, Anthony Saleh, Jamie Patricof and Lynette Howell expected as the executive producers. Aside from penning the script, Levine will also direct the series.

The pilot is tentatively titled Street Dreams, an hour-long series on the life of Nasir Jones, which will cover the music, family and the trials and tribulations the hip-hop legend endured as an aspiring rapper in New York City. – via vibe

An autobiography on the life of Nas is a great idea but we’re not sure BET is the network to pull it off. To keep it 100, BET movies are usually cheesy as hell so we hope they don’t screw this up! We’ll keep you posted on its release date as more details emerge.

Queensbridge Projects Celebrates 1 Year of No Shootings Thanks To 6 Men a.k.a. ‘696 Queensbridge’ [VIDEO]

Queensbridge Houses, one of the nation’s largest public housing projects and the home of legendary rapper Nasir Jones, is celebrating more than one year without a shooting in what Mayor de Blasio called “a year of golden silence.” Check out this inspirational story below….

Queensbridge Residents Show Love To Nas On 20 Year Anniversary of “Illmatic” Album

The DailyNews did a cool story on Queensbridge’s legendary MC Nasir Jones this week. 20 years ago, Nas dropped what is widely considered to be one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time with ‘Illmatic’.  DN talked to various residents of the neighborhood who spoke about the positive impact that Nas and his music has had on their community over the years and why they still love him today! Check it out below…