The rapper made a lighthearted jab about the simplicity behind Nas' appearance in the Calvin Kelin summer 2021 campaign.
When you reach a certain level of legend status, opportunities effectively fall into your lap with very minimal effort required to seek them out. Brands and other high-powered entities often seek out collaborations with star-powered talent to boost their credibility using the likeness of Hollywood's rap elite.
Nas recently partnered with the Cognac brand Hennessy to deliver a sweet open letter to his daughter Destiny regarding Black excellence. Most recently, Nas lent his likeness to designer Heron Preston's Spring/Summer 2021 Calvin Klein collection, which released on Friday (April 23). Fellow lyricist 2 Chainz, while impressed with his appearance, couldn't help but notice the minimal effort Nas had to put into the modeling gig.
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"Heron Preston for Calvin Klein," penned the rap legend in the caption of the 20-second ad. The video shows a comfortably dressed Nas make his way to the refrigerator, taking out an orange and snacking on it.
“N*gga ate an orange and gotta check,” 2 Chainz joked of the advertisement in Nas' Instagram comments, adding an additional array of fire emojis to commend his work nonetheless.
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While there's no word right now on exactly how much Nas banked in for the ad, it's likely he received a very healthy sum. Nas was joined by Lil Uzi Vert and supermodel Ashley Graham for the Heron Preston Spring/Summer 2021 Calvin Klein collaboration. Check out more shots from the campaign below and let us know what you think of his performance.
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