Miss Info: Of all the interesting investments that Nas has made over the years…from Mass Appeal Magazine to Sweet Chick chicken-and-waffles to the Rock The Bells concerts…this one is one I would have never expected. Nas, along with his tech-investment savvy manager Anthony Saleh, basketball star Kevin Durant, Nick Cannon, Atom Factory founder Troy Carter, Daily Mail (which recently bought EliteDaily), and Steve Tisch (as in the NY Giants’ Tisch Family)…are Fashionista of the teen fan magazine, Tiger Beat.
“It was all a dream, I used to read ‘Word Up’ Magazine…”
Biggie immortalized the practice of poring over teeny-bopper magazines, ripping out the pages, and taping them to our walls…the way many of us who grew up in the pre-iphone era expressed our “likes”, “retweets,” and “faves.” And while Word Up and Right On! spoke to the fans of Another Bad Creation, Wreckx-n-Effect, and later, Aaliyah, the biggest player in the fan-mag business was Tiger Beat (and to a lesser degree, Bop). The formula was simple…