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rap The Best Nas Songs  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Nas songs, not just singles and hits.

List of the best Nas songs, ranked by fans like you. This list includes every Nas single, but true fans know there are other great songs to vote on besides the radio hits. The rapper, who got his start in 1994, is the son of musician Olu Dara, and is beloved by critics and fans alike. In fact, his debut Illmatic may even be considered one of the greatest albums of his time. Music videos and audio videos are included next to each song name, so if you haven't heard it you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite Nas songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top.

This list features songs like "N.Y. State of Mind," "One Love," and many more. If the order of this list bothers you, then stick it to the man by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.

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131 17
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N.Y. State of Mind Illmatic, La mixtape

2
114 18
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3
88 12
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Nas Is Like I Am...

4
87 12
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5
73 9
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If I Ruled the World It Was Written

6
80 11
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One Mic Stillmatic

7
71 9
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Life's a Bitch Illmatic

8
86 14
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The Message It Was Written

9
55 8
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Halftime Illmatic

10
78 19
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Ether Stillmatic

11
37 4
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Made You Look God's Son

12
64 14
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13
43 6
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Represent Illmatic

14
45 7
I Gave You Power is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nas Songs
I Gave You Power It Was Written

Famous Albums Produced by Kanye West

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46 9
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47 12
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16 1
Get Down is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nas Songs
Get Down God's Son

18
9 0
Black Republican is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nas Songs
Black Republican Hip Hop Is Dead

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36 6
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Affirmative Action It Was Written

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40 9
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41 11
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Hate Me Now I Am...

The Best Rock Vocalists

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24 3
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Verbal Intercourse Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Instrumentals

23
8 0
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Suspect It Was Written

24
26 4
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Rewind Stillmatic

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28 5
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Street Dreams It Was Written

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33 9
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I Can God's Son

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28 6
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Doo Rags God's Son

28
18 2
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Take It in Blood It Was Written

The Best Eminem Albums of All Time

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13 1
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What Goes Around Stillmatic

30
13 1
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Shootouts It Was Written

31
13 1
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Got Ur Self A.. Stillmatic

32
17 2
Daughters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nas Songs
Daughters Life Is Good

33
17 2
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You're Da Man Stillmatic

34
23 5
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35
7 0
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Still Dreaming Hip Hop Is Dead

16 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

36
12 1
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No Idea's Original Stillmatic

37
12 1
Nasty is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nas Songs
Nasty Life Is Good

38
16 2
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Hip Hop Is Dead Hip Hop Is Dead

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11 1
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2nd Childhood Stillmatic

40
11 1
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Destroy & Rebuild Stillmatic

41
16 4
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13 2
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Undying Love I Am...

The Best Songs About Shopping

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12 2
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12 2
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Fast Life 4, 5, 6

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10 1
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The Don Life Is Good

46
11 2
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47
9 1
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Nas Is Coming It Was Written

48
9 1
The Set Up is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nas Songs
The Set Up It Was Written

49
11 3
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Rule Stillmatic

50
11 3
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