Nas teamed up with documentarian Adam Sjoberg and producer David Jacobson for Shake The Dust, a film that shows how breakdancing is being used around the world for social change. 

Beyond being executive producer, Nas is also slated to provide original music for the film, as per

“What these kids are doing around the world reminds me why I fell in love with Hip Hop and how important it is as a creative and constructive outlet,” Nas said in a statement.

In the statement, Nas also addressed his reasons for joining the film as an executive producer.

“After hearing Adam’s vision for this project and hearing the stories, I was incredibly excited to help bring the film to global audiences who need to hear this surprising message of empowerment,” Nas said.

Nas was a co-producer on Tyson, the 2008 documentary about boxer Mike Tyson.

Nas has also acted in films, notably as Sincere in 1998’s Belly

The trailer for Shake The Dust can be viewed below.

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