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“Watch the Queen conquer” indeed!

In the hyper-stylish new Beats by Dre commercial, Nas narrates the struggle between superstar athlete and Mom that tennis icon Serena Willams has to endure. The music of Nicki Minaj helps score the resolution, and then Minaj herself makes a powerful cameo at the end.

It’s quite a lot to wrap into an ambitious 30 second spot, but if any mass-produced must-have phenomenon of a technological advancement could pull it off, it’s Beats.

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