Nas – All Albums & Songs Lyrics

116 American Rapper
Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (born September 14, 1973) was born in New York City, United States. He is an American rapper. He is professionally known as Nas. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time, and is particularly associated with East Coast hip hop.

Nas was born to a family with a strong musical background, as his father Olu Dara was a prominent jazz musician. Nas's interest in music began at an early age, and he started his career in 1989 when he adopted the stage name "Nasty Nas" and began recording demos for Large Professor. Nas quickly gained attention for his lyrical prowess, which was characterized by vivid storytelling, social commentary, and a distinctive flow.

In 1991, Nas was featured on the song "Live at the Barbeque" by Main Source, which marked his first appearance on a record. The song received critical acclaim and helped to establish Nas as a rising talent in the hip hop scene. Nas continued to build on this momentum with the release of his debut album "Illmatic" in 1994, which is now widely considered a classic of the genre. The album was praised for its sophisticated and introspective lyricism, as well as its innovative production.

Since then, Nas has released numerous critically acclaimed albums, including "It Was Written" (1996), "Stillmatic" (2001), and "Life is Good" (2012). He has also collaborated with many other artists, including Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Damian Marley. Nas's influence on hip hop culture and music is immense, and his legacy as one of the greatest rappers of all time is firmly established. Browse A to Z all Nas albums and singles songs lyrics below.