Nas is the stage name of Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, an American rapper. He is recognized as one of the best rappers of all time and is a product of East Coast hip-hop. Jones, a jazz musician and the son of Olu Dara started his musical career in 1989 when he made recordings for Large Professor under the stage name “Nasty Nas”. Later, in 1991, Main Source recorded “Live at the Barbeque” with him as a featured artist.
Illmatic, Nas’s debut album from 1994, was widely praised upon release and is regarded as one of the best hip-hop albums of all time; The album was added to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress in 2020. Nas’s second album, It Was Written (1996), which debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 and spent four weeks at the top of the charts, propelled him to worldwide fame with the single “If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)” (with Lauryn Hill). I Am and Nastradamus, two albums by Nas that were both released in 1999, were attacked for being uneven and overly focused on sales, and both critics and fans worried that the quality of Nas’s work was slipping.
Who Is Nas’s New Girlfriend?
Nas, who has largely kept his personal life out of the public eye, appears to be married at the moment. Rumor has it that Claudia Garcia, a stunning young model, and the 49-year-old hip-hop icon have fallen in love.
Although it’s unclear when the two started dating, Media Take Out claims that things are fairly serious today. It appears that they are now on a vacation together in the Dominican Republic based on their social media posts.
Given that Claudia’s parents are purportedly from the Dominican Republic, the place holds special significance for her. The website speculates—without providing confirmation—that it’s conceivable the couple traveled there to meet the model’s relatives.
The Complete History of Nas & Nicki Minaj’s Relationship
In 2012, Nas played Nicki’s love interest in the music video for “Right By My Side.”
After the couple appeared to be deeply in love in the image, where they are seen holding hands, hugging, and kissing, rumors started to circulate.
In January 2017, Nicki and her ex-boyfriend Meek Mill called it quits. Nicki claimed she was prepared to start “focusing on my work” after the breakup. Nicki and Nas shared the same image of them kissing during dinner in May 2017. Some serious romance rumors were developed as a result of this picture. They even seem to be sporting complementary chains…
During her appearance on Ellen, Nicki acknowledged having “sleepovers” with Nas. Regarding the persistent rumors, Nicki told Ellen, “I’m just chillin’ right now. I’m chaste. I intended to avoid dating any men for a full year. I might make an exception to the norm for him because he’s so dope, I said before adding, “I hate men.”
Nas and Nicki were quite cozy as they attended Nas’ 44th birthday dinner in September 2017. There is a video of the rappers standing close together, their arms encircling one another. Later on, a video of Nas kissing Nicki surfaced online.
During an Instagram Live broadcast on her account, the self-described Black Barbie was showered with kisses by the rap legend, who showed no mercy.
Is Nicki Minaj Expecting Nas Child?
When Nicki Minaj tweeted a baby emoji in July 2017, it led to speculation that she was expecting a child. However, there has been no confirmation of a possible child for Nas and Nicki Minaj. According to reports, the couple started dating in May 2017.
Nicki is not the kind to date around, according to an individual familiar with the matter who spoke to E! News. They have not yet gotten to know one another. In December 2017, Nas referred to Nicki as “The Queen” of both New York and hip-hop.
On her 35th birthday, Nas gave the rap star the regal title, igniting relationship rumors. After dating for less than a year, Nas and Nicki Minaj apparently broke up.
Before they even went public, the two renowned rappers apparently called it quits. According to TMZ, the couple decided to call it quits because they found it too challenging to live in different places.