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), known professionally as Nas, is an American rapper, songwriter and entrepreneur. The son of jazz musician Olu Dara, Nas has released eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and has sold over 30 million records worldwide. He is also an entrepreneur through his own record label; he serves as associate publisher of Mass Appeal magazine and the co-founder of Mass Appeal Records.

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 one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time. Nas's follow-up It Was Written debuted at #1 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 Jay-Z, popularized by the diss track "Ether". 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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It Ain't Hard To Tell (Live)
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It Ain't Hard To Tell (Live)
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One Love
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One Love
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Represent
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Represent
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Memory Lane
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Memory Lane
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The World Is Yours
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The World Is Yours
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NY State Of Mind
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NY State Of Mind
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Halftime
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Halftime

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The Genesis
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The Genesis
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Get Down (1Xtra Remix)
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Get Down (1Xtra Remix)
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Get Down
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Get Down
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Made You Look
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Made You Look
Divine, Neazy, Ranveer Singh & Nas
NY se Mumbai
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NY se Mumbai

NY se Mumbai

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Neazy
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I Can
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I Can
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Oochie Wally
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Oochie Wally
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If I Ruled The World
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If I Ruled The World
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Cherry Wine
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Cherry Wine
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Hip Hop Is Dead
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Hip Hop Is Dead
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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)
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Poppa Was A Playa
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Poppa Was A Playa
Jaheim
Just In Case (Remix) (feat. Nas)
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Just In Case (Remix) (feat. Nas)
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As We Enter
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As We Enter
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You Owe Me (feat. Ginuwine)
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You Owe Me (feat. Ginuwine)
Damian Marley
Land of Promise
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Land of Promise
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2019
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Heaton Park, Manchester, UK
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2019
Nas, Cardi B, Solange, Migos, Major Lazer Soundsystem, Christine and the Queens, Eric Prydz, Blossoms, Mark Ronson, Mura Masa, Drumcode and Loyle Carner
Heaton Park, Manchester, UK

Past BBC Events

Reading + Leeds: 2016
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Reading
2016-08-27T09:36:47
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2016
Reading + Leeds: 2016

Reading + Leeds: 2016

Reading
Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012
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Hackney Marshes
2012-06-24T09:36:47
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Jun
2012
Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012

Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012

Hackney Marshes

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