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Nas

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Biography

Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, more commonly known as Nas (formerly Nasty Nas and Escobar), born September 14, 1973 in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York, is a prominent American MC. The son of jazz musician Olu Dara, he was raised in the infamous Queensbridge housing projects in Queensbridge, New York. According to the Nasty Songfacts, as a teenager rapper, Nasir first went by the nickname Kid Wave before adopting his more commonly known alias of Nasty Nas. By the time he released his landmark solo debut album Illmatic in 1994, Jones was known as Nas.

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Top Songs

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  1.  
    Lyrics
    Yeah yeah, aiyyo black it's time (word?)
    (Word, it's time nigga?)
    Yeah, it's time man (aight nigga, begin)
    Straight out the fucking dungeons of rap
    Where fake niggas don't make it back
    N.Y. State of Mind  -  2,116,463 plays
  2.  
    Lyrics
    It's yours!
    Whose world is this?
    The world is yours, the world is yours
    It's mine, it's mine, it's mine
    Whose world is this? "It's yours!"
    The World Is Yours  -  1,859,405 plays
  3.  
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    Da da da da da
    Da da da da da (yeah!)
    Da da da da da
    Da da da da da (yeah!)
    It ain't hard to tell, I excel then prevail
    It Ain't Hard to Tell  -  1,403,863 plays
  4.  
    Lyrics
    Check me out y'all
    Nasty Nas in your area
    About to cause mass hysteria
    Before I blunt, I take out my fronts
    Then I start to front; matter of fact, I be on a manhunt
    Halftime  -  1,337,082 plays
  5.  
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    Ayo what's up what's up let's keep it real sonAnnotate
    Count this money, you know what I'm sayin'
    Yeah yeah
    Ayo put the Grants over there in the safe you know what I'm sayin'
    Cause we spendin' these Jacksons
    Life's a Bitch  -  1,429,954 plays
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