Nas

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Belly (1998) | Blood Diamond (2006) | Big Momma's House (2000)
AWARDS 
17 nominations More »
AKA 
Nasir 'Nas' Jones | Nasir Jones | Nasty Nas
NICKNAMEs  
Nasty Nas, Nas Escobar, Nastradamus
BORN 
Sep 14, 1973 (age 44)
HEIGHT 
5' 8" (1.73m)

Filmography Filter

Past Film & Video (73 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Game Over, Man!Game Over, Man! Performer ("Made You Look"), Writer ("Made You Look") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for MonsterMonster Raymond 'Sunset' Green, Executive Producer  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Roxanne RoxanneRoxanne Roxanne Special Thanks  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for I Am BoltI Am Bolt Voice, Performer ("A Man & His Dream", "As We Enter"), Writer ("As We Enter")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 13th13th Performer ("Last Words", "Chains"), Writer ("Last Words", "Chains") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Birth of a NationThe Birth of a Nation Soundtrack ("War")  Less 2016 $8.5MM $16MM / —
  • Primary photo for Popstar: Never Stop Never StoppingPopstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Nas  Less 2016 $20MM $9.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for CreedCreed Performer ("Bridging the Gap"), Writer ("Bridging the Gap") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2015 $35MM $110MM / $174MM
  • Primary photo for Sormeh Saei BET InterviewSormeh Saei BET Interview (Video) Composer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for AmyAmy Writer ("Like Smoke") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2015 $8.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Fresh DressedFresh Dressed NAS (as Himself), Performer ("The World Is Yours"), Writer ("The World Is Yours") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for DopeDope Performer ("The World Is Yours"), Writer ("The World Is Yours") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2015 $7MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Alchemist's LetterThe Alchemist's Letter (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Run All NightRun All Night Performer ("Nasty"), Writer ("Nasty") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2015 $50MM $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for Shake the DustShake the Dust Composer (original music by), Executive Producer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for WaltzWaltz (Short) Henchman (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2014 $300
  • Primary photo for Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James BrownMr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Performer ("Get Down"), Writer ("Get Down") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Black NativityBlack Nativity Street Prophet (Isaiah) (as Nasir Jones), Performer ("Rise Up Shepherd And Follow")  Less 2013 $18MM $7MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & PeteThe Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete Performer ("Summer on Smash"), Writer ("Summer on Smash")  Less 2013 $487K / —
  • Primary photo for Nas Feat. Amy Winehouse: Cherry WineNas Feat. Amy Winehouse: Cherry Wine (Video) Actor, Composer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Nicki Minaj Feat. Chris Brown: Right by My SideNicki Minaj Feat. Chris Brown: Right by My Side (Video) Actor  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Project XProject X Performer ("Nasty"), Writer ("Nasty") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2012 $12MM $55MM / $103MM
  • Primary photo for Something from Nothing: The Art of RapSomething from Nothing: The Art of Rap Himself, Performer ("Friends", "The World is Yours"), Writer ("Friends", "The World is Yours")  Less 2012 $288K / —
  • Primary photo for Beastie Boys: Fight for Your Right RevisitedBeastie Boys: Fight for Your Right Revisited (Short) Performer ("Too Many Rappers [New Reactionaries Version] (Featuring Nas)"), Writer ("Too Many Rappers [New Reactionaries Version] (Featuring Nas)") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for A ProphetA Prophet Performer ("Bridging the Gap"), Writer ("Bridging the Gap") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2009 €12MM $2.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for CHIKARA Three-Fisted TalesCHIKARA Three-Fisted Tales (Video) Performer ("I've Got to Have It"), Writer ("I've Got to Have It") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Fish TankFish Tank Performer ("Life's a Bitch"), Writer ("Life's a Bitch") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2009 $373K / —
  • Primary photo for CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night IIICHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night III (Video) Performer ("I've Got to Have It"), Writer ("I've Got to Have It") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night IICHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night II (Video) Performer ("I've Got to Have It"), Writer ("I've Got to Have It") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night ICHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night I (Video) Performer ("I've Got to Have It"), Writer ("I've Got to Have It") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Young Jeezy: My PresidentYoung Jeezy: My President (Short) Himself, Composer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for TysonTyson Co-Producer  Less 2008 $887K / —
  • Primary photo for Lakeview TerraceLakeview Terrace Performer ("Made You Look"), Writer ("Made You Look") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2008 $22MM $39MM / —
  • Primary photo for The WacknessThe Wackness Performer ("The World Is Yours"), Writer ("The World Is Yours") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2008 $6MM $2.1MM / $2.9MM
  • Primary photo for Mr. UntouchableMr. Untouchable Performer ("Get Down"), Writer ("Get Down") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2007 $104K / —
  • Primary photo for Rush Hour 3Rush Hour 3 Performer ("Less Than an Hour (Theme from Rush Hour 3)") (as NaS), Writer ("Less Than an Hour (Theme from Rush Hour 3)") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2007 $140MM $140MM / $258MM
  • Primary photo for Blood DiamondBlood Diamond Performer ("Shine on 'em"), Writer ("Shine on 'em") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2006 $100MM $57MM / $171MM
  • Primary photo for The DepartedThe Departed Performer ("Thief's Theme" (2004)), Writer ("Thief's Theme" (2004)) (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2006 $90MM $132MM / $290MM
  • Primary photo for Akon Feat. Eminem: Smack ThatAkon Feat. Eminem: Smack That (Video) Actor (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for ConstellationConstellation Performer ("Dance"), Writer ("Dance")  Less 2005 $7.2MM $307K / —
  • Primary photo for ShadowboxerShadowboxer Performer ("The Cross"), Writer ("The Cross") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2005 $371K / —
  • Primary photo for Nas Feat. Olu Dara: Bridging the GapNas Feat. Olu Dara: Bridging the Gap (Video) Nas, Composer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Murda MuzikMurda Muzik (Video) Actor  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for You Got ServedYou Got Served Performer ("Heaven"), Writer ("Heaven") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2004 $8MM $40MM / —
  • Primary photo for HoneyHoney Performer ("Rule") (as NAS), Writer ("Rule") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2003 $18MM $30MM / —
  • Primary photo for Uptown GirlsUptown Girls Celebrity (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2003 $20MM $37MM / —
  • Primary photo for BeefBeef Himself - Queensbridge Native, Performer ("Ether")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Charlie's Angels: Full ThrottleCharlie's Angels: Full Throttle Performer ("NAS' Angels... The Flyest"), Writer ("NAS' Angels... The Flyest") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2003 $120MM $101MM / $158MM
  • Primary photo for Nas: Made You Look - God's Son LiveNas: Made You Look - God's Son Live (Video) Himself, Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Nas: I CanNas: I Can (Video) Nas, Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Antwone FisherAntwone Fisher Performer ("The World Is Yours" (1994)), Writer ("The World Is Yours" (1994)) (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2002 $12MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for 2Pac Feat. Nas: Thugz Mansion2Pac Feat. Nas: Thugz Mansion (Video) Nas, Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Half Past DeadHalf Past Dead Performer ("The Pledge Remix")  Less 2002 $13MM $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for Like MikeLike Mike Performer ("Rule"), Writer ("Rule") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2002 $30MM $51MM / $62MM
  • Primary photo for Big Pun: Still Not a PlayerBig Pun: Still Not a Player Himself, Composer  Less 2002 $5MM
  • Primary photo for John QJohn Q Nas  Less 2002 $36MM $72MM / $102MM
  • Primary photo for Ja Rule, Ashanti, Nas, & 2Pac: The PledgeJa Rule, Ashanti, Nas, & 2Pac: The Pledge (Short) Nas  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Sacred Is the FleshSacred Is the Flesh Isa Paige, Composer (uncredited), Executive Producer, Writer (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2001 $300K
  • Primary photo for Nas: One MicNas: One Mic (Video) Actor, Composer (music by)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for TickerTicker Det. Art 'Fuzzy' Rice  Less 2001 $7MM
  • Primary photo for All Star Tribute: What's Going OnAll Star Tribute: What's Going On (Video) Actor  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Exit WoundsExit Wounds Performer ("Gangsta Tears"), Writer ("Gangsta Tears") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2001 $50MM $52MM / $80MM
  • Primary photo for ScratchScratch Performer ("Dr. Knockboot"), Writer ("Dr. Knockboot") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Big Momma's HouseBig Momma's House Performer ("I've Got to Have It"), Writer ("I've Got to Have It") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 2000 $30MM $118MM / $174MM
  • Primary photo for Mariah Carey Feat. Joe & Nas: Thank God I Found You - Make It Last RemixMariah Carey Feat. Joe & Nas: Thank God I Found You - Make It Last Remix (Video) Actor  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for In Too DeepIn Too Deep Drug Dealer on Street Corner (uncredited), Performer ("In Too Deep"), Writer ("In Too Deep") (as Nasir Jones)  Less 1999 $7MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for Nas Feat. Puff Daddy: Hate Me NowNas Feat. Puff Daddy: Hate Me Now (Video) Nas, Composer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for BellyBelly Sincere, Performer ("Grand Finale"), Writer ("I Wanna Live", "Grand Finale"), Writer (story)  Less 1998 $3MM $9.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for BulworthBulworth Performer ("Firm Biz"), Writer ("Firm Biz") (as N. Jones)  Less 1998 $30MM $27MM / —
  • Primary photo for RideRide Performer ("Blood Money (Part 2)"), Writer ("Blood Money (Part 2)") (as N. Jones)  Less 1998 $5.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Will Smith: Just Cruisin'Will Smith: Just Cruisin' (Video) Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Mary J. Blige: Love Is All We NeedMary J. Blige: Love Is All We Need (Video) Nas  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for ZebraheadZebrahead Performer ("Halftime") (as Nasty Nas), Writer ("Halftime") (as N. Jones)  Less 1992 $1.5MM / —
Past Television (33 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for AtlantaAtlanta (TV Series) Performer ("If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)") (1 episode, 2018), Writer ("If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)") (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
    • FUBU (May 3, 2018) Performer ("If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)") (uncredited), Writer ("If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Famously Unfit for Sport ReliefFamously Unfit for Sport Relief (TV Movie) Performer ("As We Enter") (uncredited), Writer ("As We Enter") (uncredited)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for This Is UsThis Is Us (TV Series) Performer ("If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)") (1 episode, 2017), Writer ("If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Number Three (Nov 28, 2017) Performer ("If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)") (uncredited), Writer ("If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017), Performer ("On The Road Again") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for The Get DownThe Get Down (TV Series) Performer ("Rule the World (I Came From The City)") (1 episode, 2016), Performer ("Angels With Dirty Faces") (1 episode, 2017), Performer ("Black Man In The White World (Ghetto Gettysburg Address)") (1 episode, 2016), Performer ("The Revolution Will Not Be Televised") (1 episode, 2016), Performer ("Unfold Your Own Myths") (1 episode, 2017), Executive Producer (1 episode, 2016), Performer ("The Other Side") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2016–2017 6
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Himself - Guest Vocalist / Himself - Musical Guest (2 episodes, 2014), Performer ("N.Y. State of Mind") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("One Love") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("N.Y. State of Mind") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("American Way") (1 episode, 2017), Writer ("One Love") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014–2017 3
  • Primary photo for SkamSkam (TV Series) Performer ("The World is Yours", "The Message") (1 episode, 2016), Writer ("The World is Yours", "The Message") (1 episode, 2016), Performer ("Hate Me Now") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 2
    • Escobar Season (Nov 18, 2016) Performer ("Hate Me Now")  Less
    • Du er over 18, sant? (Oct 14, 2016) Performer ("The World is Yours", "The Message"), Writer ("The World is Yours", "The Message")  Less
  • Primary photo for The AffairThe Affair (TV Series) Performer ("Made You Look") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Episode #2.9 (Nov 29, 2015) Performer ("Made You Look") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for BallersBallers (TV Series) Writer ("If I Ruled the World") (1 episode, 2015), Performer ("If I Ruled the World") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Flamingos (Aug 23, 2015) Performer ("If I Ruled the World") (uncredited), Writer ("If I Ruled the World") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Wild Life FestivalWild Life Festival (TV Series) Performer ("N.Y. State of Mind") (1 episode, 2015), Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Episode #1.2 (Jun 24, 2015) Himself, Performer ("N.Y. State of Mind") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Rap Critic ReviewsRap Critic Reviews (TV Series) Performer ("Can't Forget About You") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("Daughters") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013–2014 2
  • Primary photo for Moyers & CompanyMoyers & Company (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for ConanConan (TV Series) Performer ("World's An Addiction") (1 episode, 2012), Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("World's An Addiction") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • The Unicorn That Hated Little Girls (Nov 29, 2012) Himself - Musical Guest, Performer ("World's An Addiction"), Writer ("World's An Addiction")  Less
  • Primary photo for As Written: Melanie FionaAs Written: Melanie Fiona (TV Mini-series) Special Thanks  Less 2012– 
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Writer ("If I Ruled the World") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("If I Ruled the World") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Baby Got Back (Apr 29, 2012) Performer ("If I Ruled the World"), Writer ("If I Ruled the World")  Less
  • Primary photo for WrestleMania XXVIIWrestleMania XXVII (TV Special) Performer ("Hate Me Now") (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Survival 1Survival 1 (TV Movie) Composer, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Writer ("Dispear", "Patience") (1 episode, 2010), Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Dispear", "Patience") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #9.21 (Oct 14, 2010) Himself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Dispear", "Patience"), Writer ("Dispear", "Patience")  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Performer ("Count Your Blessings") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Count Your Blessings") (1 episode, 2010), Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Will Ferrell/Nas and Damian Marley (Aug 2, 2010) Himself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Count Your Blessings") (uncredited), Writer ("Count Your Blessings") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 2010 Soul Train Awards2010 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) Writer ("Medley: 10 Seconds; Holding You Down (Goin' in Circles); La Di Da Di; Holding You Down (Goin' in Circles)")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-0Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) Gordon Smith (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Heihei (Nov 22, 2010) Gordon Smith (as Nasir 'Nas' Jones)  Less
  • Primary photo for EntourageEntourage (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Tick Tock") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007–2010 2
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Performer ("As We Enter") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("As We Enter") (1 episode, 2010), Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #6.170 (Jun 10, 2010) Himself - Musical Guest, Performer ("As We Enter"), Writer ("As We Enter")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Performer ("As We Enter") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("As We Enter") (1 episode, 2010), Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #18.56 (May 19, 2010) Himself - Musical Guest, Performer ("As We Enter"), Writer ("As We Enter")  Less
  • Primary photo for 9021090210 (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Multiple Choices (Apr 27, 2010) Soundtrack ("As We Enter") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for How to Make It in AmericaHow to Make It in America (TV Series) Performer ("As We Enter") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Keep on Truck'n (Mar 28, 2010) Performer ("As We Enter")  Less
  • Primary photo for The X FactorThe X Factor (TV Series) Writer ("Gettin' Jiggy wit It") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Auditions 1 (Aug 16, 2008) Writer ("Gettin' Jiggy wit It") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Me and Mr. JonesMe and Mr. Jones (TV Series) Himself, Executive Producer  Less 2007– 
  • Primary photo for This Is the NThis Is the N (TV Movie) Himself, Documentary Director  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for SavedSaved (TV Series) Performer ("Bridgin the Gap") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Tango (Aug 28, 2006) Performer ("Bridgin the Gap")  Less
  • Primary photo for Chris Rock: Never ScaredChris Rock: Never Scared (TV Special) Performer ("Made You Look"), Writer ("Made You Look") (as Nasir Jones), Special Thanks  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Tracy Morgan: One MicTracy Morgan: One Mic (TV Special) Soundtrack ("One Mic")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Writer ("Hot Boyz") (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
Self (95 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Video on TrialVideo on Trial (TV Series) Himself - Accused (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Episode #2.20 (Mar 11, 2007) Himself - Accused (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 106 & Park Top 10 Live106 & Park Top 10 Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Top of the Pops NLTop of the Pops NL (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003
    • Episode #1.119 (Jan 12, 2003) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.118 (Jan 5, 2003) Himself (archive footage)  Less
Other (7 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for WWE 2k15WWE 2k15 (Video Game) Performer ("Free")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto VGrand Theft Auto V (Video Game) Soundtrack ("Dead Presidents II") (uncredited)  Less 2013 $265MM
  • Primary photo for Madden NFL 12Madden NFL 12 (Video Game) Performer ("Ghetto Dreams"), Writer ("Ghetto Dreams")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Madden NFL 2010Madden NFL 2010 (Video Game) Performer ("Hate Me Now"), Writer ("Hate Me Now")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for EA Skate 2EA Skate 2 (Video Game) Performer ("Make You Look")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto IVGrand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) Soundtrack ("War is Necessary", "Live at the Barbeque") (uncredited)  Less 2008 $100MM
  • Primary photo for Tony Hawk's UndergroundTony Hawk's Underground (Video Game) Performer ("The World Is Yours") (as NAS), Writer ("The World Is Yours")  Less 2003

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