Nas
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1973-09-14
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Nas Biography (Wikipedia)

Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (born September 14, 1973), better known by his stage name Nas, is an American hip hop recording artist, record producer, actor and entrepreneur. The son of jazz musician Olu Dara, Nas has released eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and has sold over 25 million records worldwide. He is also an entrepreneur through his own record label; he serves as associate publisher of Mass Appeal magazine and is the owner of a Fila sneaker store. He is currently signed to Mass Appeal Records.

His musical career began in 1991 as featured artist on Main Source's "Live at the Barbeque". His debut album Illmatic (1994) received universal acclaim from both critics and the hip hop community and is frequently ranked as one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time. Nas' follow-up It Was Written debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, stayed on top for four consecutive weeks, went double platinum in two months, and made Nas internationally known. From 2001 to 2005, Nas was involved in a highly publicized feud with rapper Jay Z. Nas signed to Def Jam in 2006. In 2010, he released Distant Relatives, a collaboration album with reggae artist Damian Marley, donating all royalties to charities active in Africa. His eleventh studio album, Life Is Good (2012) was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards.

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R. Kelly
Did You Ever Think (feat. Nas)
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Did You Ever Think (feat. Nas)
Missy Elliott
Hot Boyz (Remix) (feat. Lil’ Mo, Nas, Eve & Q‐Tip)
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Hot Boyz (Remix) (feat. Lil’ Mo, Nas, Eve & Q‐Tip)
Amerie
Why R U (Remix)
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Why R U (Remix)
Nas
If I Ruled the World (Imagine That) (feat. Lauryn Hill)
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If I Ruled the World (Imagine That) (feat. Lauryn Hill)
Nas
Nas Is Like (Instrumental)
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Nas Is Like (Instrumental)
Nas
Cherry Wine (feat. Amy Winehouse)
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Cherry Wine (feat. Amy Winehouse)
Michael Kiwanuka
Black Man In A White World (feat. Nas)
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Black Man In A White World (feat. Nas)
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Hate Me Now (feat. Diddy)
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Hate Me Now (feat. Diddy)
Large Professor
One + One (feat. Nas)
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One + One (feat. Nas)
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