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, Nas also explained the importance of this year’s Essence Fest.

“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

Nas is set to perform virtually for Essence Fest

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

Before You Go

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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MY BIRTHDAYS TOMORROW!!! 🎂💕

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