N.O.R.E. And Nas Link-Up Backstage After A Wu-Tang Show

See the two Queens legends backstage together in Paris.

BYLavender Alexandria
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For the second year in a row, Nas and Wu-Tang Clan are touring together in a massive team-up of 90s rap legends. Currently, they're playing shows all across Europe including a show in Paris last night. Turns out there was a special guest at that Paris show, N.O.R.E. of legendary rap duo Capone-N-Noreaga. Today video made its way to social media of N.O.R.E and Nas linking up backstage after the show.

The pair look like they haven't skipped a beat. Nas immediately lights up with a massive smile and gives a big hug to his old friend. The two New York legends meet up and discuss the show Nas performed among a number of hip-hop veterans. Just last month N.O.R.E explained how "surreal" it felt to interview Nas on his Drink Champs podcast. He also recently performed at the throwback Lovers & Friends Festival where he once again linked up with some legends backstage.

N.O.R.E And Nas Backstage In Paris

N.O.R.E hasn't been particularly busy on the musical front. His last new single came out back in 2021 and featured verses from Conway The Machine and Method Man. Nas on the other hand has kept himself very busy with his Kings Disease series. The trio of albums has dropped once a year for each of the past three years. They're a continued collaborative effort between Nas and producer Hit-Boy. He also received critical acclaim for his 2021 album Magic a shorter record that features A$AP Rocky and DJ Premier. This year Nas has kept busy with the deluxe edition of Kings Disease III dropping a few months ago. He's also lent guest verses to a handful of songs including tracks by Hit-Boy and Swizz Beats.

It's unclear if the pair have any plans to ever link up for new music together. N.O.R.E gave hints after his performance at Lovers & Friends that it may be one of his last performances ever. Whether or not he will continue making music even if he ceases to perform is yet to be seen. What do you think of the two Queens icons linking up backstage? Tell us in the comments below.

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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.