Son of the jazz musician Olu Dara, Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones or most commonly known as Nas is also a successful musician and artist in his own right. He has released and sold over 25 million albums worldwide with eight consecutive platinum and multiplatinum albums.
His career started at 1991 after being featured in Main Source’s track Live at the Barbeque. Not soon after that he was able to release his first album Illmatic in 1994. It received a lot of critic and universal acclaim being called one of the greatest hip-hop albums ever. He followed the success of his debut album with It Was Written which debuted in number 1 on the Billboard Charts. This was his ticket to gaining international popularity.
This documentary tells the story of Nas from his early beginnings to his quick rise to fame, multiplying ten-fold the success of his father before him.