This Feb. 10, 2013 file photo shows Nas at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The rapper will appear in the film “Black Nativity,” has earned a Harvard University fellowship in his name and will celebrate his 40th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 14. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

A scripted comedy series based on Nas’ life as an up-and-coming rapper in the early 90s in New York has been greenlit by Xbox Entertainment Studios.

Originally reported by Deadline, the Jonathan Levine directed project titled Street Dreams,will be among of the first of many for Xbox live original shows to compete with Netflix and Amazon.

2014 has been an amazing year for Nasir Jones so far.

Illmatic, his debut album, turns 20 and Nas plans to re-release the project with new verses.

Nas was also approached by former Foursquare developer, Tristan Walker, to invest in BEVEL, a new hair care grooming service geared towards men of color.

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