WorldCat Identities

Nas (Musician)

Works: 387 works in 1,025 publications in 3 languages and 27,869 library holdings
Genres: Rap (Music)  Documentary films  Popular music  Drama  Christmas films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biography  Biographical films 
Roles: Performer, Author, Actor, Composer, Singer, Musician, Lyricist, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: ML3531, 782.421649
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nas
Lioness hidden treasures by Amy Winehouse( Recording )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 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
Late registration by Kanye West( Recording )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 768 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
Know what I mean? : reflections on hip-hop by Michael Eric Dyson( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 758 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 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This deluxe edition includes extra tracks. Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded is the second studio album by Trinidadian-American hip hop artist Nicki Minaj. Nicki Minaj has sold over HALF A MILLION singles in Australia, with Super Bass 4 x PLATINUM! Whilst Nicki's fanbase started originally emerged from her collaborations with cool hip hop compatriots such as Kanye, Lil Wayne, and Jay Z, it's been Nicki's more recent collaborations with mainstream acts like Rihanna, Madonna and David Guetta which have expanded her fanbase to include a broader pop audience."
Black nativity by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 744 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 )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 664 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 2 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 )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 642 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
Me. I am Mariah-- the elusive chanteuse by Mariah Carey( Recording )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 606 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 587 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 576 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 Muhammad Taib( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 560 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 by Ice-T( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 526 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
Cadillac Records music from the motion picture by Terence Blanchard( Recording )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cadillac Records" is a period piece that chronicles the rise and fall of influential R&B record label Chess Records. Beyonce plays "Etta James" and co-stars with Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright and Mos Def. Chess Records was a music record label based in Chicago that specialized in blues, R&B, gospel, early Rock & Roll and some jazz during the 1950's & 60's. Run by brothers Phil and Leonard Chess, the company produced and released many important singles and albums from Etta James, Muddy Waters & Chuck Berry
Nastradamus by Nas( Recording )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Prediction 2. Life We Chose 3. Nastradamus 4. Some of Us Have Angels 5. Project Windows - Ronald Isley 6. Come Get Me 7. Shoot 'Em Up 8. Last Words 9. Family - Mobb Deep 10. God Love Us 11. Quiet Niggas - Bravehearts 12. Big Girl 13. New World 14. You Owe Me - Ginuwine 15. Outcome
Music from and inspired by the motion picture 8 mile by Eminem( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 458 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 )

19 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 434 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
The ballads by Mariah Carey( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 430 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
Nas by Nas( Recording )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and German and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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English (163)

German (8)

French (1)

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