Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better recognized by his stage name Nas. He is an American rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is regarded as the greatest rapper of all time. He has released 12 studio albums since the year 1994. 7 office albums are certified platinum and multi-platinum in the US. He has been working since the year 1989 in this rapping field. His musical genres include East coast Hip Hop, jazz-rap conscious rap, and Gangsta rap. His debut album named Illmatic, received universal acclaim when it got released in 1994. The album is known as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time.
In 2006, Nas was ranked on number 5 by MTV in the list of the greatest MCs of all time. He was also ranked number 4 on MTV’s Hottest MCs in the game. He is considered the co-founder of mass appeal records. In 2015 he got featured on the 10 best rappers of all time list by Billboard.
In 2005 Nas married singer Kelis in Atlanta after having a 2-year relationship. On April 30, 2009, Kelis file for a divorce because of differences. On July 21, 2009, Kelis gave birth to Nas’s first son.
Nas became the first rapper to have a personal verified account on rap genius on March 15, 2012. In May 2013, an announcement took place that Nas would open a sneaker store in Las Vegas. Also, Nas is a spokesperson and mentor for P’Tones Records. This is a nonprofit organization having a mission to create constructive opportunities for the youth regarding music. Also, he is a cousin of actress Yara Shahidi.
The net worth of Nas
The estimated net worth of this popular Rapid is around $70 million. He has done great work in the Hip Hop field and is known as the greatest Hip Hop rapper of all time. So many people get inspired by him. His albums also received Platinum as well as multi-Platinum certificates. He had a long way to go and amazed his audience through his raps. He is an actual star and deserves all this respect and fame that he has got today.