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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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Belly Sincere
(1998)
Blood Diamond Soundtrack
(2006)
Big Momma's House Soundtrack
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 2021 Belly & The Weeknd Feat. Nas: Die for It (Video short)
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 2021 Nas: Rare (Video short)
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 2020 Jhené Aiko Feat. Nas: 10k Hours (Video short)
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 2020 Nas: Ultra Black (Short)
 2020 Lil Nas X feat. Nas: Rodeo (Video short)
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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 (Video short)
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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 (Video short)
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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 (Video short)
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 2006 Akon Feat. Eminem: Smack That (Video short)
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 2004 Nas Feat. Olu Dara: Bridging the Gap (Video short)
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 2004 Murda Muzik (Video)
 2003 Uptown Girls
Celebrity (as Nasir Jones)
 2003 Nas: I Can (Video short)
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 2002 2Pac Feat. Nas: Thugz Mansion (Video short)
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 2002 Ja Rule, Ashanti, Nas & 2Pac: The Pledge (Video short)
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 2002 Jagged Edge Feat. Nas: I Got It 2 (Video short)
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 2002 Jennifer Lopez: I'm Gonna Be Alright (Video short)
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 2002 John Q
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 2001 Nas: One Mic (Video short)
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 2001 All Star Tribute: What's Going on (Video short)
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 2001 Sacred Is the Flesh
Isa Paige
 2001 Ticker
Det. Art 'Fuzzy' Rice
 2000 Nas Feat. Ginuwine: You Owe Me (Video short)
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 1999 In Too Deep
Drug Dealer on Street Corner (uncredited)
 1999 Nas Feat. Puff Daddy: Hate Me Now (Video short)
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 1999 Nas: Nas Is Like (Video short)
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 1998 Belly
Sincere
 1997 Mary J. Blige: Love Is All We Need (Video short)
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 1997 The Firm Feat. Dr. Dre: Phone Tap (Video short)
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 1997 The Firm Feat. Dawn Robinson: Firm Biz (Video short)
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 1996 Nas: Street Dreams (Remix) (Video short)
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 1996 Nas: Street Dreams (Video short)
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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:

Release of his album, "Illmatic," on Columbia/SME Records (CK 57684). 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)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When you're a teenager, you want to meet a lot of girls - you want to get the most girls. You don't know anything about respect; you don't know anything about being faithful and loyal to your girlfriend. See more »

Trivia:

Solo albums include "Illmatic", "It Was Written", "I Am...", "Nastradamus", "Stillmatic", "God's Son", "The Lost Tapes", "Street's Disciple", "Hip Hop Is Dead", "Untitled (N)" and "Life Is Good". Group albums include work with "The Firm", "Distant Relatives", "Bravehearts", and the compilation album "QB's Finest". See more »

Trademark:

Vivid and descriptive lyrics See more »

Nickname:

Nastradamus See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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