Nas
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1973-09-14
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Nas

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 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.

His musical career began in 1991, as a 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 the greatest Hip Hop album of all time. Nas's follow-up It Was Written debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, stayed on top for 4 consecutive weeks, went Double Platinum in 2 months, and made Nas internationally known. From 2001-2005, Nas was involved in a highly publicized feud with Jay-Z. Nas signed to Def Jam in 2006. In 2010, he released Distant Relatives, a collaboration album with Damian Marley, donating all royalties to charities active in Africa. His 11th studio album, Life Is Good (2012) was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards.

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Nas Performances & Interviews


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Nas Is Like
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Nas Is Like
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Systematic
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Systematic
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What Goes Around
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What Goes Around
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It Ain't Hard To Tell
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It Ain't Hard To Tell
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If I Ruled the World (Imagine That) (feat. Lauryn Hill)
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If I Ruled the World (Imagine That) (feat. Lauryn Hill)
Joe Fox
What's The Word (feat. Nas)
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What's The Word (feat. Nas)
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Hip Hop Is Dead
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Hip Hop Is Dead
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I Can
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I Can
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Hate Me Now (feat. Diddy)
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Hate Me Now (feat. Diddy)
Missy Elliott
Hot Boyz (feat. Lil’ Mo, Nas, Eve & Q‐Tip)
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Hot Boyz (feat. Lil’ Mo, Nas, Eve & Q‐Tip)
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Cherry Wine (feat. Amy Winehouse)
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Cherry Wine (feat. Amy Winehouse)
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You Owe Me (feat. Ginuwine)
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You Owe Me (feat. Ginuwine)
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Bridging The Gap
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Bridging The Gap
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As We Enter
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As We Enter
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The World is Yours (Tip Mix)
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The World is Yours (Tip Mix)
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If I Ruled The World
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If I Ruled The World
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Made You Look
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Made You Look
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The Don
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The Don
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Cherry Wine
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Cherry Wine
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Reach Out (feat. Mary J. Blige)
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Reach Out (feat. Mary J. Blige)
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Get Down
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Get Down
Damian Marley
Road To Zion
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Road To Zion
Mobb Deep
It's Mine (feat. Nas)
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It's Mine (feat. Nas)
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Affirmative Action (Remix)
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Affirmative Action (Remix)
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)
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Bridging The Gap (feat. Olu Dara)
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Bridging The Gap (feat. Olu Dara)
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Playlists featuring Nas


Past BBC Events

Reading + Leeds: 2016
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Reading
2016-08-26T02:25:32
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2016
Reading + Leeds: 2016

Reading + Leeds: 2016

Reading
Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012
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Hackney Marshes
2012-06-23T02:25:32
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Jun
2012
Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012

Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012

10:00
Hackney Marshes

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