Nas To Executive Produce Indie Film ‘The Land’ Starring Erykah Badu

You read that right, Nas and Erykah have linked up to work on a project…

The hip-hop heavyweight has signed on to executive produce the upcoming indie drama The Land starring Erykah Badu. Nas will also serve as producer for the film’s soundtrack.

The Land, (which will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January) is about a group of four teenage boys who live in Cleveland with dreams of becoming professional skateboarders, but they get caught up in the dealings of a local female drug lordess, played by Badu.

About his role as executive producer, Nas tells Variety: “[I’m a] huge fan of my man Steve Caple Jr. I think he can become the next great filmmaker,” said Nas. “[I’m] also, very excited to be working with my former agent and friend Charles King on his first film with his new venture. All great energy around the film, which I believe will yield amazing results.”

Other cast member include Michael K. Williams, Kim Coates, Moises Arias, snd Cleveland’s own Machine Gun Kelly.