Nas usually isn't one for picking great endorsement deals. Willie Esco? 310 Motoring for kicks? But the Queens rapper might be smartening up. Nas recently inked a deal with Fila Footwear to serve as a spokesman for Italian-founded company. "My best friend [Ill] Will and I loved Fila," Nas explained. "It represented prestige and everything that was cool to us [when we were younger]. When Will passed, we buried him in a black Fila sweat suit, so doing a deal with them has a lot of significance for me." [Billboard]

Over the weekend Jay-Z headlined the Glastonbury Festival, which initially cause the ire of some indie-music fans since the show is usually devoted to a less mainstream sound. But Hov not only received a huge ovation at the England-based festival, he also drew a few laughs for his intro. Singer Noel Gallagher of Oasis grumbled Glastonbury "is no place for hip-hop" when asked about Jay's appearance. The Brooklyn rapper, however, didn't let his comments slide as he showed up on stage with a guitar and took a swipe at Gallagher while performing over Oasis' hit "Wonderwall." [ABC News]Former

"American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard walked down the aisle over the weekend with his longtime girlfriend. Studdard, 29, and his bride, 30, met in 2006 at a Wal-Mart during an in-store signing the singer was holding. Studdard, who was released from his recording contract with J Records last year, is still unsigned. [E!]---XXL staff