WorldCat Identities

Nas (Musician)

Overview
Works: 493 works in 1,177 publications in 3 languages and 26,843 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Rap (Music)  Popular music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Christmas films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biography  Biographical films 
Roles: Performer, Author, Actor, Composer, Singer, Musician, Interviewee, Lyricist, Illustrator
Classifications: ML3531, 782.421649
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nas
Late registration by Kanye West( Recording )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kanye West amazed music fans and critics with his second album, Late Registration. Along with several superstar guest appearances, the album includes the hits Gold Digger with Jamie Foxx and Diamonds from Sierra Leone
Lioness hidden treasures by Amy Winehouse( Recording )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the best vocal talents in a generation passed away in July of 2011. In the wake of tragedy comes this twelve-track collection of previously unreleased songs and alternate versions of existing classics, as well as some brand new Amy Winehouse compositions. Celebrate the life and music of a one-of-a-kind voice with Lioness: Hidden Treasures
Know what I mean? : reflections on hip-hop by Michael Eric Dyson( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes social, cultural, and political aspects of hip-hop music through dialogues with academic scholars and documentary filmmakers
Pink Friday by Nicki Minaj( Recording )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicki Minaj returns with her highly anticipated sophomore album, which includes the singles Stupid Hoe; Roman Holiday; and Starships
Black nativity by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A holiday musical that follows teenaged Langston as he journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives. Unwilling to live by their imposing rules, a frustrated Langston is determined to return home to his mother, Naima. Langston embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey, and along with new friends and a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family
Hot sauce committee by Beastie Boys( Recording )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After four years, and Adam Yauch's successful battle with cancer, the Beastie Boys are back with their highly anticipated eighth studio album. Hot Sauce Committee Part Two is also the band's first non-instrumental album since 2004's To the 5 Boroughs
My life II-- the journey continues (act 1) by Mary J Blige( Recording )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen years after Mary J. Blige's breakthrough LP, My Life, the wiser R&B queen is back with a sequel. The first single is 25/8
Guitar heaven the greatest guitar classics of all time by Carlos Santana( Recording )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

18th studio album by the legendary Mexican American rock guitarist. The album comprises covers of 12 classic rock tracks, each featuring a guest vocalist. Performers include Chris Cornell, Rob Thomas, Joe Cocker and Jonny Lang
Life is good by Nas( Recording )

20 editions published in 2012 in 4 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary hip-hop artist from Queens, NY, releases his tenth studio album. Nas has eight Grammy nominations, six MTV video nominations, and is on MTV's 10 Greatest MCs of All Time list. He has sold over thirteen million albums. 'Life is Good' features Rick Ross and more
Me. I am Mariah-- the elusive chanteuse by Mariah Carey( Recording )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mariah Carey stands poised to add to her record-breaking career with the release of her highly anticipated fourteenth album. It includes #Beautiful, her hit collaboration with Miguel, as well as the new single You're Mine (Eternal)
American gangster by Jay-Z( Recording )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back with his second album within a year, Jay-Z's 2007 release features new original material inspired by the upcoming movie of the same name
Tha carter IV by Lil Wayne( Recording )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After several delays, Lil' Wayne returns with one of the most anticipated albums of 2011, which includes the single How to Love
Tyson by James Toback( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Tyson, one of the most controversial and misunderstood boxers to ever step inside the ring, reveals insights into his life through interviews, archival footage, and photographs
Something from nothing the art of rap( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The craft. The history. The power. All these elements of the hip-hop movement are discussed with director Ice-T and the legends he interviews: Afrika Bambaataa; Eminem; Nas; Mos Def; Kanye West; Chuck D; KRS-One; Snoop Dogg; Run-DMC; and Ice Cube, in this compelling and gritty feature-length documentary"--Container
Nastradamus by Nas( Recording )

29 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blacc Hollywood by Wiz Khalifa( Recording )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pittsburgh's Wiz Khalifa is back with his third album, which comes two years after the release of O.N.I.F.C. Among the tracks on the CD is the new single We Dem Boyz, as well as KK featuring Project Pat and Juicy J
Music from and inspired by the motion picture 8 mile by Eminem( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The official soundtrack to the semi-autobiographical motion picture starring Eminem. Features an array of guest artists including 50 Cent and Jay-Z. Includes the smash hit Lose Yourself
Distant relatives by Nas( Recording )

15 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talented hip-hop artist Nas, son of jazz musician Olu Dara, and reggae artist Damien 'Jr. Gong' Marley, youngest son of the legendary Bob Marley, team up for this highly anticipated album. Throughout the duo's effort, the music reflects the influence that multiple genres and diverse backgrounds have had on each artist, and brings it all together in a grand 13-track package
Nas by Nas( Recording )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ninth album from Nas promises to be his most explosive and controversial effort to date
The ballads by Mariah Carey( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate the voice, the career, and the ballads from one of the best selling and most award-winning female artists ever
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Know what I mean? : reflections on hip-hop
Languages
English (171)

German (4)

French (1)

Covers
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