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Hip-Hop 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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1
180 21
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Illmatic, La mixtape

2
151 28
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3
122 19
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It Was Written

4
106 17
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Illmatic

5
106 17
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It Was Written

6
122 24
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7
107 19
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Stillmatic

8
120 26
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I Am...

9
114 25
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Stillmatic

10
76 14
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11
80 16
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Illmatic

12
67 15
I Gave You Power is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nas Songs
It Was Written

13
82 25
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14
60 12
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God's Son

15
60 14
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Illmatic

16
68 19
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17
55 13
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I Am...

18
43 8
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It Was Written

19
48 13
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God's Son

20
47 13
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It Was Written

21
37 7
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22
25 3
Get Down is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nas Songs
God's Son

23
46 15
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24
35 9
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God's Son

25
35 9
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Stillmatic