• Birth name: Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones
  • Years active: 1989 - today
  • Born: 14 - 09 - 1973
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Genre: Hip hop
Biography: Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (play /nɑːˈsɪər/; born September 14, 1973), who performs under the name Nas (play /ˈnɑːz/), formerly Nasty Nas, is an American rapper and actor. The son of jazz musician Olu Dara, he was born and raised in the Queensbridge housing projects in New York City. His debut album Illmatic, released in 1994 by Columbia Records, was critically acclaimed and would go on to...  [read more]
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