Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones Aka Nas is a celebrated Rapper in New York. Being one of the greatest rappers of all time, Nas deeply rooted in New York Rap scene. Along with being a famous Rapper, Nas is also a renowned Songwriter and, Entrepreneur.
Nasir Jones Profile/Introduction
|Birthname||Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones|
|Nickname||Nas Escobar, Nasty Nas|
|Profession||Rapper, Songwriter, Entrepreneur|
Nasir Jones Personal Life Info & More
Nasir Jones was born on September 14, in the year 1973 in Brooklyn, New York. He is 48 years old ( as in 2021).
|Date of Birth/Birthday||September 14, 1973|
|Age (as in 2021)||48|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.|
|Hometown||Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Virgo|
Nasir Jones Height, Weight, Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||in meters – 1.71 m
in feet-inches – 5’8″
|Weight (approx.)||in Pounds – 178 lbs
in Kilograms – 81 kg
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Nasir Jones Family Members Names & Information
Nas was born in an African American family that lived in Brooklyn. Nas father was a Jazz Musician and, his mother used to work at U.S. postal service. His brother, Jabari Fret, also Raps and is part of a Hip-Hop Band named Bravehearts.
|Mother||Fannie Ann Jones|
Nasir Jones Marital Status & More
Nas has dated several girls in his life. On June 15, Nas welcomed his first child, Destiny, with ex-fiancée Carmen Bryan. After two years of relationship with her girlfriend, Kelis, he finally married her in an intimate ceremony held in Atlanta. After four years of their marriage, they announced their divorce and, in the same year, Kelis gave birth to their child, Knight. The couple got divorced in 2010.
|Wife/Spouse||Kelis (m. 2005 – 2010)|
|Children’s||Son – Knight Jones
Daughter – Destiny Jones
Nasir Jones Money Factor
The estimated net value of Nasir Jones is 80 Million Dollars.
|Net Worth||$80 million|
Nasir Jones Biography & Some Other Lesser Known Facts About Nasir Jones :
As a child, Willy “Ill Will” Graham influenced Nas interest in Hip-Hop. She used to play records in front of him. Since that time, Nas began to take an interest in Hip-Hip culture. He initially used ‘Kid Wave’ as his nickname.
In 1989, Nas adopted Nasty Nas as his stage name and finally, in 1992, he released his first debut song titled “Halftime”. Between 1992 and 1994, Nas has to go through a tough time in his career and, after so much struggle, he finally made a comeback in 1994 and released his first debut album titled Illmatic, celebrated by Hip-Hop lovers and became the best album of the year by The Source.. In the following, he also collaborated for recording the soundtrack of the film Street Fighter.
1996 was marked as a big year for Nas. He released his second album, ‘It Was Written’. It Was Written is the first album released under The Firm, a supergroup consisting of Nas, AZ, Foxy Brown, and Cormega. The album became a big hit and cleared the way for Nas career. In 1997, the group released an album and received mixed reviews. However, due to the failure of this album, the group decided to dissolve and separate their ways.
After parting his way, Nas released his album titled ” I AM” in 1999. I AM became a blockbuster hit and sold 470,000 in its initial week. The album also received number 1 position on the Billboard 200 music chart. Nas released a total of thirteen albums to date. Nas made an announcement last year where he released the title of his 13th album, ‘King’s Disease’.
Nas career almost consists of three decades, where he received myriads of awards. A few of his big achievements include 2006 I Am Hip-Hop Icon Award, 2011 Outstanding Sports Documentary and 2021 King’s Disease. Apart from these, Nas was also nominated thirteen times for the Grammy Awards but, unfortunately, never received one.
In 2006, Nas was ranked fifth on MTV’s “10 Greatest MCs of All Time” list. In 2012, The Source ranked him No. 2 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time. In 2013, Nas was ranked fourth on MTV’s “Hottest MCs in the Game” list.
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