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Nas

Born: Sep 14, 1973 in Long Island, NY
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Beginning with his classic debut, Illmatic (1994), Nas stood tall for years as one of New York City's leading rap voices, outspokenly expressing a righteous, self-empowered swagger that endeared him to critics and hip-hop purists. Whether proclaiming himself "Nasty Nas" or "Nas Escobar" or "Nastradamus" ...Read full biography
10 Year Anniversary Illmatic Platinum Series [10th Anniversary Platinum Edition]
Released: 1994
Label: SONY URBAN MUSIC/COLUMBIA
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Often cited as one of the best hip-hop albums of the '90s, Illmatic is the undisputed classic upon which Nas' reputation rests. It helped spearhead the artistic renaissance of New York hip-hop in the post- ...Read full review
10 Year Anniversary Illmatic Platinum Series [10th Anniversary Platinum Edition Clean]
Released: 1994
Label: SONY URBAN MUSIC/COLUMBIA
Critics' Rating:
Often cited as one of the best hip-hop albums of the '90s, Illmatic is the undisputed classic upon which Nas' reputation rests. It helped spearhead the artistic renaissance of New York hip-hop in the post- ...Read full review
Nas kicks off Tribeca with documentary, concert
Apr 16, 9:23 PM EST
With documentary and concert, Nas kicks off a Tribeca Film Festival set to a hip-hop beat
At Tribeca, movies are only part of the story
Apr 15, 12:02 PM EST
At multimedia-rich Tribeca Film Festival, movies are only part of the story
De Niro's Tribeca sells 50 percent stake to MSG
Mar 23, 11:56 AM EST
Robert De Niro's Tribeca Enterprises sells 50 percent stake to Madison Square Garden Company
Rick Ross talks 5th No. 1, own mortality at SXSW
Mar 16, 12:06 AM EST
Rapper Rick Ross talks milestone 5th No. 1 'Mastermind,' own mortality at South By Southwest