New York rapper Nas is giving people a reason to stay up tonight and watch greatness. The hip-hop veteran has announced his plans to perform live at the Essence Fest’s virtual concert.

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Nasir Jones went to his Instagram page to break the news to followers. The Queens native also explained the importance of this year’s event.

“Catch me during the unstoppable @essencefest virtual Evening concert series THIS Saturday, 6/27 starting at 7PM. Join me in raising your voice to support a benefits intuitive for economic parity, health equity, education equality and equal justice. Learn how you can get involved! Check out more of the #essencefest FREE virtual daytime experiences available over two consecutive weekends Thursday – Sunday, June 25- 28 and July 2-5. You can stream it all FREE on ESSENCE Studios! The world’s biggest Festival has gone digital! Let the whole crew know and tune in! Follow along @essencefest & visit www.essencefestival.com to see schedules and RSVP.” -Nas’ Instagram

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Catch me during the unstoppable @essencefest virtual Evening concert series THIS Saturday, 6/27 starting at 7PM. Join me in raising your voice to support a benefits intuitive for economic parity, health equity, education equality and equal justice. Learn how you can get involved! Check out more of the #essencefest FREE virtual daytime experiences available over two consecutive weekends Thursday – Sunday, June 25- 28 and July 2-5. You can stream it all FREE on ESSENCE Studios! The world’s biggest Festival has gone digital! Let the whole crew know and tune in! Follow along @essencefest & visit www.essencefestival.com to see schedules and RSVP.”

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High-Key Details

Last week, Nas’ daughter Destiny Jones shared footage from her 26th birthday celebration. In addition to thanking fans for b-day shout-outs, Jones showed a sneak peek at her dad and mom holding her down as she blew out burning cake candles.

“Thank You For All The Birthday Wishes!!! 🎂🎈” -Destiny Jones’ Instagram

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Thank You For All The Birthday Wishes!!! 🎂🎈

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Wait, There’s More

Hours prior, both Nas and Carmen Bryan went online with birthday love. The hip-hop veteran shouted out Destiny with a pic of herself holding balloons and flexing some black girl magic.

“Happy Birthday @iamdestinyjones love you” -Nas’ Instagram

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The same day, Miss Jones went to her Instagram page to officially welcome in her birthday. She shared some new pics and a clip of herself displaying major beauty in her mid-20’s.

“Happy Birthday Too Me!!! 📸 @nickyfilms” -Destiny Jones’ Instagram

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Happy Birthday Too Me!!! 📸 @nickyfilms

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“Time For S’mores 🍫 ——————————————————” -Destiny Jones’ Instagram

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Time For S’mores 🍫 —————————————————— #style #fashion #beauty #bgm #streetart #losangeles #la #curlyhair #bighair #hairstyle #lifestyle #makeup #gloss #fashionblogger #girlboss #ootd #love #girl #art #cute #love #beautiful #hairstyle #hair #outfit #streetwear #ootd #eyeshadow #gloss #braids #firepit #smores #birthday

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MY BIRTHDAYS TOMORROW!!! 🎂💕

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