Exclusive Access: Tyrese and Nas visit 106 & Park

The two stars bring the "Black Nativity" spirit to 106.

Get Hype! - Hosts Bow Wow and Keshia Chant? prepare the livest audience for a few special guests to come on the 106 stage. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Get Hype! - Hosts Bow Wow and Keshia Chanté prepare the livest audience for a few special guests to come on the 106 stage. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

He's Still Ill - Nas is preparing to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Illmatic this spring. The Queens emcee will be celebrating by performing at the Kennedy Center with a live orchestra and possibly repackaging the album. This is definitely history in the making. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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All In Stride - It's effortless for recording artist Nas as he makes his way from the 106 backstage to the mainstage to chat about his new role in the film Black Nativity.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Cool Mode - Recording artist Nas poses in his b-boy stance while backstage at 106.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Relaxed Swag - Recording artist Nas wins the swag award while backstage at 106. See how confident he is? (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Relaxed Swag - Recording artist Nas wins the swag award while backstage at 106. See how confident he is? (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Nasir Jones, ‏‪@Nas - Tweet: “Thank you Nelson Mandela. All the best on your transition.”Rap vet Nas salutes South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela after news spread of the legendary leader’s death Thursday evening. #RIP(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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NYC In His Heart - Recording artist Nas hangs backstage at 106 looking real New York in his snapback cap. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET) 

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Something Light - Even just hanging backstage at 106 actor Tyrese looks silver screen appropriate. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Something Light - Even just hanging backstage at 106 actor Tyrese looks silver screen appropriate. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Too Cool - Actor Tyrese is all Hollywood backstage at 106. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Too Cool - Actor Tyrese is all Hollywood backstage at 106. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Brothers - Nas and Tyrese pose for a pic backstage like they're brothers. The spirit of their new film, "Black Nativity" must be rubbing off on them. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Brothers - Nas and Tyrese pose for a pic backstage like they're brothers. The spirit of their new film, "Black Nativity" must be rubbing off on them. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Game Face - Recording artist Nas prepares himself backstage before hitting the 106 stage. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Game Face - Recording artist Nas prepares himself backstage before hitting the 106 stage. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Daps - Recording artist Nas poses for a picture and shakes hands with one of the livest audience members. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Daps - Recording artist Nas poses for a picture and shakes hands with one of the livest audience members. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Games - Hosts Keshia Chant? and Bow Wow share a few of the people's tweets. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Games - Hosts Keshia Chanté and Bow Wow share a few of the people's tweets. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Lux Leather - 106 & Park host Keshia Chant? looks cute in this leather, zippered dress. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET) 

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Lux Leather - 106 & Park host Keshia Chanté looks cute in this leather, zippered dress. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET) 

Winter In the Future - Host Keshia Chant? sports some weather appropriate boots, but with a very modern twist.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Winter In the Future - Host Keshia Chanté sports some weather appropriate boots, but with a very modern twist.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Peek-a-Boo - Actor Tyrese steps out from backstage and the livest audience gets even more live. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Peek-a-Boo - Actor Tyrese steps out from backstage and the livest audience gets even more live. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Here They Are... - Nas and Tyrese hit the 106 stage camera ready!. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Here They Are... - Nas and Tyrese hit the 106 stage camera ready!. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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What's the Word?!!? - Nas, Bow Wow, Keshia Chant? and Tyrese talk all things Black Nativity. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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What's the Word?!!? - Nas, Bow Wow, Keshia Chanté and Tyrese talk all things Black Nativity. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

5. Nas - The legendary emcee will discuss the impact that hip hop has had from past to present. He will also open up about his first experiences with the culture and how he got to understand The Message. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Chlllin' - Recording artist Nas sitting on the 106 couch. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Leading Man - A close-up of Actor Tyrese.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Leading Man - A close-up of Actor Tyrese.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

What Did Bow Wow Do? - 106 & Park host Keshia Chant? looks like she may be watching Bow Wow and his crazy antics yet again. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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What Did Bow Wow Do? - 106 & Park host Keshia Chanté looks like she may be watching Bow Wow and his crazy antics yet again. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Nas, @Nas - Tweet: "Bought a Pac cd at the Compton swap meet over 10 yrs ago. Never heard them songs come out still!! Where's my cd??"Sounds like Nas got his hands on some of 2Pac's unreleased heat. Too bad he lost it. #WhereTheyDoThatAt?(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Smooth - Recording artist Nas looks real cool on 106. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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All About Balance - Nas rocks some classic sneaks on 106.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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All About Balance - Nas rocks some classic sneaks on 106.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

What You Say Now? - Nas, Bow Wow, Keshia Chant? and Tyrese all see if the livest audience is ready to see Black Nativity. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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What You Say Now? - Nas, Bow Wow, Keshia Chanté and Tyrese all see if the livest audience is ready to see Black Nativity. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Right! - Actor Tyrese turns the tables and ask the livest audience a few questions. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Right! - Actor Tyrese turns the tables and ask the livest audience a few questions. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Old School Stylin' - Tyrese rocks his Adidas on 106. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Old School Stylin' - Tyrese rocks his Adidas on 106. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

OG - Recording artist Nas sits back and relaxes on the 106 couch. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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OG - Recording artist Nas sits back and relaxes on the 106 couch. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Flawless Teeth - Actor Tyrese's big smile not only lights up the screen, but also the 106 stage.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Flawless Teeth - Actor Tyrese's big smile not only lights up the screen, but also the 106 stage.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Family Portrait - Nas and Tyrese pose for pictures with hosts Bow Wow and Keshia Chant?. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Family Portrait - Nas and Tyrese pose for pictures with hosts Bow Wow and Keshia Chanté. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Holding Weight! - Nas and Tyrese pose for pictures with the audience on 106. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Holding Weight! - Nas and Tyrese pose for pictures with the audience on 106. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)