NAS & LAURYN PAIRED UP TO SOUNDTRACK TRAILER FOR GEORGE FOREMAN BIOPIC
Nas and Lauryn Hill have paired up to soundtrack the latest trailer for the upcoming George Foreman biopic Big George Foreman.
The film explores the life of the legendary boxer turned minister. Khris Davis (Atlanta, Judas and the Black Messiah, Detroit) will portray the legendary boxer. Forest Whitaker (The King of Scotland) portrays Doc Broadus, the boxer’s longtime trainer who introduced him to the sport,
The trailer is in part soundtracked by a rework of Nas and Lauryn Hill’s classic song “If I Ruled The World,” which appeared on Nas’ 1996 sophomore album, It Was Written.
Nas featured verses from Lauryn Hill on “Nobody” from his 2021 King’s Disease II album. The album won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, Nas’s first Grammy.
The film hits theaters on April 28. Checkout the trailer below
He also took a moment last week to urge rap fans to visit the Hip Hop 50 “Conscious, Unconscious” exhibit in New York City, which was created to celebrate Hip Hop’s 50th birthday this year.
“Check out Hip Hop: Conscious Unconscious, a photo exhibit documenting the 50-year evolution of one of the most influential cultural movements of our generation, Hip Hop,” Nas wrote on Instagram, adding in a separate post: “Shoutout to the photographers & Rap Kings -+ @faithnewman19 & Sacha Jenkins & @videomusicbox.”