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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
Musician Nas finds his family tree in PBS series
Jul 23, 2:30 PM EST
Musician Nas traces his family tree to slavery in season 2 of PBS' 'Finding Your Roots'
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