ESPN Music: Nas
April, 27, 2012
By Playbook Sounds | ESPN.com
Ray Lewis joined hip-hop legend Nas and rising star Gary Clark Jr. on Clark's song, "Bright Lights" to open the 2012 NFL draft on ESPN.
Two Nas songs, "Train" and "The Don" from his upcoming album, "Life Is Good," have also been used during the coverage.
April, 24, 2012
By ESPN Front Row | ESPN.com
ESPN enlisted influential hip-hop star Nas and Texas guitar virtuoso Gary Clark, Jr. to collaborate on the music for its three-day draft NFL draft telecast, from Thursday to Saturday.
A pair of new Nas songs — "Train" and "The Don," from his upcoming album "Life Is Good" — will be used along with Clark’s hit song "Bright Lights" coming in and out of commercial breaks and in highlight packages. Nas will also add a few lyrics of his own to "Bright Lights" that embody the vibe of the athlete and rising to the top, in this case, realizing the dream of playing professional football.
Read more and see photos from the video shoot at ESPN Front Row.