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Nas, born Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones on September 14, 1973, is the son of Olu Dara, an unconventional jazz musician. At age nine he was a member of the Devastatin' Seven in the mid-1980s, the fruits of which can be heard on his 1994 debut, "Illmatic," which was released on Columbia/SME later that year. It attracted attention for its depiction of ... See full bio »

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(2006)
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 2021 Belly & The Weeknd Feat. Nas: Die for It (Music Video)
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 2021 Nas: Rare (Music Video)
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 2020 Jhené Aiko Feat. Nas: 10k Hours (Music Video)
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 2020 Nas: Ultra Black (Short)
 2020 Lil Nas X feat. Nas: Rodeo (Music Video)
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 2018 Nasir: The Film (Short)
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 2018/II Monster
Raymond 'Sunset' Green (as Nasir 'Nas' Jones)
 2015 Jay Z Feat. Blue Ivy Carter: Glory (Music Video)
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 2014 Waltz (Short)
Henchman (as Nasir Jones)
 2013 Black Nativity
Street Prophet (Isaiah) (as Nasir Jones)
 2012 Nas Feat. Amy Winehouse: Cherry Wine (Music Video)
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 2010 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Gordon Smith
- Heihei (2010) ... Gordon Smith (as Nasir 'Nas' Jones)
 2007 Classic: Better Than I've Ever Been (Music Video)
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 2006 Akon Feat. Eminem: Smack That (Music Video)
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 2004 Nas Feat. Olu Dara: Bridging the Gap (Music Video)
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 2004 Murda Muzik (Video)
 2003 Uptown Girls
Celebrity (as Nasir Jones)
 2003 Nas: I Can (Music Video)
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 2002 2Pac Feat. Nas: Thugz Mansion (Music Video)
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 2002 Ja Rule, Ashanti, Nas & 2Pac: The Pledge (Music Video)
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 2002 Jagged Edge Feat. Nas: I Got It 2 (Music Video)
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 2002 Jennifer Lopez: I'm Gonna Be Alright (Music Video)
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 2002 John Q
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 2001 Nas: One Mic (Music Video)
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 2001 All Star Tribute: What's Going On (Music Video)
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 2001 Sacred Is the Flesh
Isa Paige
 2001 Ticker
Det. Art 'Fuzzy' Rice
 2000 Nas Feat. Ginuwine: You Owe Me (Music Video)
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 1999 In Too Deep
Drug Dealer on Street Corner (uncredited)
 1999 Nas Feat. Puff Daddy: Hate Me Now (Music Video)
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 1999 Nas: Nas Is Like (Music Video)
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 1998 Belly
Sincere
 1997 Mary J. Blige: Love Is All We Need (Music Video)
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 1997 The Firm Feat. Dr. Dre: Phone Tap (Music Video)
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 1997 The Firm Feat. Dawn Robinson: Firm Biz (Music Video)
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 1996 Nas: Street Dreams (Remix) (Music Video)
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 1996 Nas: Street Dreams (Music Video)
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 1995 Eyes on Hip Hop (Video)
Rapper
 1994 Nas: One Love (Video short)
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 1994 Nas: The World Is Yours (Video short)
 1994 Nas: It Ain't Hard to Tell (Video short)
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Other Works:

Music video for Big Pun: "It's So Hard" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Nasir 'Nas' Jones | Nasir Jones | Nasty Nas

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Kelis  (divorced)  (1 child)

Children:

Destiny | See more »

Parents:

Olu Dara | Fannie Ann Jones

Relatives:

Jabari Fret (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

'Life Is Good' represents the most beautiful, dramatic and heavy moments in my life. See more »

Trivia:

Sampled Michael Jackson's "Human Nature" in his hit song "It Ain't Hard to Tell". See more »

Trademark:

Vivid and descriptive lyrics See more »

Nickname:

Nasty Nas See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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