His debut album Illmatic (1994) received universal acclaim from both critics and the Hip-Hop community and is frequently ranked as the greatest Hip Hop album of all time.
In 1994 he released "Resurrection", notable for the smooth 'Large Professor' produced title cut as well as "I Used To Love H. With guests ranging from Erykah Badu to Canibus to De La Soul and production help from mainstays No I. and Dug Infinite, the album had a distinctly underground flair.
His big mainstream breakthrough album was yet to come.
In 2012, The Source ranked him #2 on their list of the "Top 50 Lyricists of All Time".
In 2013, Nas was ranked 4th on MTV's "Hottest MCs in the Game" list.
Nas is often named as one of the greatest hip-hop artists.
MTV ranked him at #5 on their list of "The Greatest MCs of All Time".She wore tight black leggings with a black turtleneck sweater with her hair tied up into a messy topknot.The beauty, who accessorized with sunglasses and large hoop earrings, was back on the West Coast after a trip to NYC where she promoted the new season of her NBC drama Shades Of Blue.She is aware, though, that he is a ladies’ man too and is being cautious. She is single and enjoys dating.'The former Yankees third baseman who retired from pro baseball last year shared a picture of himself at the Fox Sports anchor desk.'I’m excited to continue working with the @FOXSports family,' he wrote.'It’ll be great to get back on the set with the guys for the regular season and postseason, especially the All-Star Game in my hometown of Miami.' Meanwhile, on Tuesday Lopez was spotted getting in a little retail therapy at Barney's New York in Beverly Hills.Jennifer Lopez isn't wasting any time after cooling her brief romance with Drake last month.