Nas

Nas

Hip-hop artist
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Nas

Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (born September 14, 1973), known professionally as Nas (), is an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, and investor. 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.

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Nas was born on 14 September 1973 in Long Island City, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. His full name at birth was Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones. He is best known as a rapper. His religion is listed as Muslim. He is 5' 8" (173 cm) tall with an average build. He has black eyes and black hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $70,000,000 US dollars. His zodiac star sign is Virgo.
Full name at birth
Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones
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Illmatic
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14 September 1973
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Long Island City, Queens, New York City, New York, USA
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Rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, investor, actor
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We deal with money, cars, smog, pollution, and drugs. But being in the sky, they can fly and look at the world without dealing with our bullshit. Matter of fact, they shit on us. I really admire them. - on why he holds a dove in each hand on the back cover of his 2002 album "God`s Son."
  • Has recorded eight albums and one EP: "Illmatic," "It Was Written," "I Am...," "Nastradamus," "Stillmatic," "From Illmatic to Stillmatic," "The Lost Tapes Vol. 1," "God's Son," and "Street's Disciple."
  • Met his wife, Kelis, for the first time during an after-party at Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs's bacchanal at the luxurious Cipriani restaurant.
  • Son of jazz musician Olu Dara and the late Fannie Ann Jones.
  • Daughter named Destiny. Her mother is Carmen.
  • Recorded a hip-hop-blues collaboration with his father called "Bridging the Gap."

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