Nas (born Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones), American rapper & actor. He has released 8 consecutive platinum & multi-platinum albums and sold over 13M records in the US alone. His classics include Halftime, It Aint Hard to Tell, The World Is Yours, One Love, If I Ruled the World, Nas Is Like, Street Dreams, One Mic, Bridging the Gap, & (Main Source's) Live at the Barbeque. The Source magazine ranked him #2 on its list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time. He is the son of jazz musician Olu Dara.