Hip-Hop Albums The Best Nas Albums of All Time  

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Nas is considered by many to be one of the greatest rappers of all time and definitely one of the best rap lyricists ever. List of the best Nas albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Nas discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Nas albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Nas singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Nas album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Nas album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Nas album of all time?" or "What are the top Nas albums?" then this list will answer your questions. These albums, like Illmatic and Stillmatic include images when available.

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Illmatic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nas Albums of All Time
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1 147 VOTES

Artist: Nas

Release Date: 1994

Producer: DJ Premier, Pete Rock, L.E.S.

Tracks: N.Y. State of Mind, One Time 4 Your Mind, Memory Lane (Sittin’ in da Park), Represent, One Love, + more

Length (mins): 00:40:09

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Gangsta rap, Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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#1 on The Best Hip Hop Albums of All Time

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It Was Written is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nas Albums of All Time
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2 131 VOTES

Artist: Nas

Release Date: 1996

Producer: Dr. Dre, DJ Premier, Trackmasters Entertainment, Havoc, L.E.S.

Tracks: Shootouts, Suspect, Watch Dem Niggas, Take It in Blood, Album Intro, + more

Length (mins): 01:02:03

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Gangsta rap, Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop, + more

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#31 on The Best Hip Hop Albums of All Time

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Stillmatic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nas Albums of All Time
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3 129 VOTES

Artist: Nas

Release Date: 2001

Producer: DJ Premier, Da Beatminerz, L.E.S., Chucky Thompson, Rondell Turner

Tracks: Got Ur Self A..., 2nd Childhood, Smokin', Every Ghetto, Ether, + more

Length (mins): 01:00:37

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Gangsta rap, Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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#44 on The Best Hip Hop Albums of All Time

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God's Son is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nas Albums of All Time
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Artist: Nas

Release Date: 2002

Tracks: Warrior Song (feat. Alicia Keys), Made You Look, I Can, Get Down, Revolutionary Warfare (feat. Lake), + more

Length (mins): 00:57:33

Genres (Music): Gangsta rap, Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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