(Nasir Jones)
musician, actor
Born: 1973?
Birthplace: Queens, New York

The son of jazz trumpeter Olu Dara, Nas first came to the attention of hip-hop fans when former 3rd Bass member MC Serch used Nas's “Half Time” on the soundtrack of the movie Zebrahead, after which Nas was signed to a deal with Serch's production company. His first release, Illmatic (1994) has been hailed as a classic of the genre, and its follow-up, It Was Written (1996), entered the charts at number one. Nas has also acted in Belly (1998).

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