Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones, popularly known by namesake Nas, is a distinguished American record producer, hip-hop recording artist, entrepreneur and actor. He has given eight consecutive multi-platinum and platinum albums, selling approximately 25 million records across the globe. From his debut album ‘IIImatic’ to almost all his albums till date have been glorified as a ‘piece of perfection’ and considered to be a ‘classic work’. He has been credited by ‘Billboard’ amongst the ’10 Best Rappers’ and Nas has topped the list of ’50 Greatest MCs’ by About.com for two consecutive years. He is termed as a magician creating magnetism with music and lyrics. Nas is also a prudent entrepreneur who has ventured in number of start-ups ranging from technology to online retail and from restaurants to job placements. We bring to you some thoughts, views and opinions by recognized artist which revolve primarily around influencing and inspiring the youth and self-empowerment. Read through the quotes and sayings by Nas.