Nas Snags New Pilot
Business is booming for BET! Fresh off the success of ‘The New Edition Story‘, the network has ordered a pilot based on Nas’ (real name Nasir Jones) life, called Street Dreams. The hourlong series from Jonathan Levine, will be executive produced by the rapper. Check out the description of the pilot below:
Set against the backdrop of a turbulent New York City in the early ’90s, Street Dreams, named after Nas’ breakout 1996 hit song, was originally set at the now-defunct XBox Entertainment Studios as a half-hour comedy two years ago. Described as a show about music, family and the trials and tribulations of the rap game, it tracks the ascent of Nas, a young man from the Queensbridge projects who will go on to become a famous rapper, as he evolves from young man to crack dealer to rapper to adult.
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