Nas



Nas
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Rating
Active
1991
Born
September 14, 1973 in Brooklyn
Location
Queens, New York, United States
A.K.A.
US rapper
Biography
Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, more commonly known as Nas (formerly Nasty Nas and Escobar), born September 14, 1973 in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York, is a prominent American MC. The son of jazz musician Olu Dara, he was raised in the infamous Queensbridge housing projects in Queensbridge, New York. According to the Nasty Songfacts, as a teenager rapper, Nasir first went by the nickname Kid Wave before adopting his more commonly known alias of Nasty Nas. By the time he released his landmark solo debut album Illmatic in 1994, Jones was known as Nas.
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Top Songs by Nas


It Was Written

If I Ruled the World

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The Hamilton Mixtape

Wrote My Way Out

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Hip Hop 100 Hits - Urban rap & R n B anthems inc. Jay Z, A$ap Rocky, Wu-Tang Clan & Nas

The Message

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Illmatic

World Is Yours

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I Am...

Hate Me Now

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Life's a Bitch

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It Was Written

Affirmative Action

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One Love

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Street Dreams

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


NAS: TIME IS ILLMATIC

NAS: TIME IS ILLMATIC

Nas June 23, 2015

10 Tracks

Coachella Nights (Live)

Coachella Nights (Live)

Nas July 1, 2014

20 Tracks

Illmatic XX

Illmatic XX

Nas April 15, 2014

18 Tracks

The Essential NAS

The Essential NAS

Nas April 4, 2014

30 Tracks

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Nas June 14, 2013

17 Tracks

Life Is Good

Life Is Good

Nas July 17, 2012

14 Tracks

Life Is Good (Deluxe)

Life Is Good (Deluxe)

Nas January 1, 2012

18 Tracks

Life Is Good (Explicit Version)

Life Is Good (Explicit Version)

Nas January 1, 2012

15 Tracks

Life Is Good (Edited Version)

Life Is Good (Edited Version)

Nas January 1, 2012

15 Tracks

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Hip-Hop/Rap
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