Pure and simple, the Trent Reznor of hip-hop.
Can go from gritty gangsta to poppy party tracks to vitriolic tirades against the American government and sound absolutely genuine while doing it.
The best lyricist in hip-hop at the moment.
-You rep me respectfully, that's how I rep for you
-Vote for who now? You're red, white and blue? I'm American too, but I ain't with the president's crew!
-Many tried, many died, come at Nas if you want a war, get it bloody....I got mine, I hope you got yourself a gun.
-I'm the leader, thats it, nobody higher Nobody touchin my crown, nobody dyin Nobody smoother, harder, tougher, believe it I'm much smarter, much more strategic.
by marla x0 February 14, 2005
One of the greatest rappers of all time. His lyrics cannot be matched. Oh yeah, and he shit on Jay-Z.
by Anonymous May 21, 2003
1. A lyricist, not a rapper.

2. Nas has the ability to tell stories by poetic rap, or lyrics.

3. One of the greatest of our time.
"Now wait a sec, give me time to explain,
Women and fast cars and diamond rings Can poison a rap star," - Nasir Jones (AKA NaS)
by F-Type May 03, 2004
Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones (Sep.1973- ?)

Hip-hop's most revered lyricist, known for his smooth delivery and "oh so real" lyrics. Set the foundation for 90's rap. Nas, the streets salute you!
"Who is the king of New York?"

"Nas."
by Lyric Allanis March 26, 2004
The best rapper alive who is still part street and part mainstream. He's got hits that they play on the radio often, then hes got hits that they never play. Overall, he's the most respected in the underground and he's still got some in mainstream.

And by the way, anyone who says Jay ripped Nas is riding some dick or works for Hot 97, or A and B
"Were you abused as a child, scared to smile, they called you ugly?
Well life is hard, hug me, don't reject me
Or make records to disrespect me, blatent or indirectly
In '88 you was gettin chased through your buildin
Callin my crib and I ain't even give you my numbers
All I did was gave you a style for you to run with"

"I still whip your ass, you thirty-six in a karate class
You Tae-bo hoe, tryna' work it out, you tryna' get brolic?
Ask me if I'm tryna' kick knowledge
Nah, I'm tryna' kick the shit you need to learn though
That ether, that shit that make your soul burn slow
Is he Dame Diddy, Dame Daddy or Dame Dummy?
Oh, I get it, you Biggie and he's Puffy
Rockafeller died of AIDS, that was the end of his chapter
And that's the guy y'all chose to name your company after?
Put it together, I rock hoes, y'all rock fellas"

- Nas
by wait until Street's Disciple October 11, 2004
Nasir Jones (Nas) is hip-hop....He is one of the greatest rappers of all time. His birthday is today! September 14
Nas is half man, half amazing!
by ~Alize~ September 14, 2004
the greateet rapper of all time!! his lyrics really touch everybody that listens to his music!! im glad most ppl agree that he is the best rapper of all time!!
he is fine 2!!!!
by JOELS_RIOT CHICK September 06, 2003
Nasty Nas, one of the most popular rappers of all time, and if not the best. The best lyricist, street poet, beats and erthin. Jay-Z and Nas used to get down back in the days of Illmatic. But then Jay-Z became all celebritized and did that Snake shit.

Whether it be Illmatic, It was Written, I am, Nastraduamus, Stillmatic, The Lost Tapes, Or Gods Son, Nas has it all.
jesus died at age 33, thats 32 shots from twin glocks at 16 a peice thats 32 which means, 1 of my guns was holdin 17, 27 hit yo crew, 6 went into you.
by Will January 18, 2004

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