Caption: Madonna, Nas and Diplo at event of The 57th Annual Grammy Awards (2015)
Soundtrack, Actor, Composer
Born: September 14, 1973
Star sign: Virgo
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Known for: The Departed (2006), Kruvinas deimantas (2006), A Prophet (2009), Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Nas, born Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones on September 14, 1973, is the son of Olu Dara, an unconventional jazz musician. At age nine he was a member of the Devastatin' Seven in the mid-1980s, the fruits of which can be heard on his 1994 debut, "Illmatic," which was released on Columbia/SME later that year. It attracted attention for its depiction of ...