Made You Look: We Can't Get Enough Of Nas In These Top Looks

Nas' Best Style Moments Over The Years

Made You Look: We Can't Get Enough Of Nas In These Top Looks

The Queensbridge rapper and BET Awards "Album Of The Year" nominee's best style moments

PUBLISHED ON : JUNE 24, 2021 / 10:26 AM

Written by Emerald Elitou

Nas has swag that cannot be ignored. Whether he's rocking casual steetwear or flexing in a tailored 'fit, there's never a time when the "One Mic" rapper misses the mark on his fashion choices. Don't even get us started about his a fresh new fades that always look like he just stepped away from the barber chair. 

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As we countdown to culture’s biggest night, we decided to highlight some of the "Album Of The Year" nominee's best fashion moments over the years.  

  1. 1996: MTV Video Music Awards
    279419 02: Rapper Nas stands backstage at the MTV Video Music Awards September 4, 1996 in New York City. The awards honored music videos produced by popular artists such as Smashing Pumpkins, Metallica and Alanis Morissette. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

    Nas made quite a statement when he walked down the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet for the first time. Although he kept things cool, the Queensbridge MC alerted us to his serious swag in this oversized red monochromatic leather ensemble that featured custom gold buttons. 

  2. 2004: MTV TRL With Mischa Barton
    NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 4:  (US TABS OUT)  Rapper Nas appears backstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios November 4, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Nas
    (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

    Nas commanded our attention with this army-green motorcycle jacket. We especially loved the rapper's choice to show off his love for streetwear with layers of fresh tees, blue jeans, and gold chains that sparkled in the flashes of the cameras.

  3. 2005: Kanye West's Birthday Party
    NEW YORK - JUNE 8: Recording artist, Nas, attends Kanye West's Birthday Party at Bulgari June 8, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)
    (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)

    Nas wears the crown for looking sophisticated, even in a business casual look! The "If I Ruled the World" artist looked extra suave when he arrived at fellow rapper Kanye West's birthday party rocking this silky, floral dress shirt. For extra cool points, the star opted for brown shades, a blinged out watch, and a freshly rolled cigar. Legendary!

  4. 2009: "Yes We Will!" BET's Inauguration Celebration
    <<attends>> the "Yes We Will!" BET Inauguration celebration at the BET studios on January 19, 2009 in Washington, DC.
    (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

    How exactly do you honor the first Black man to ever hold presidency in the United States? You celebrate in a BIG way! While performing in conjunction with the 56th Inauguration for Barack Obama, Nas dressed to the nines in a tailored black tuxedo.

  5. 2013: GRAMMY Awards
    arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
    (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

    "The World Is Yours" rapper looked straight out of GQ magazine when he walked the Grammy Awards red carpet in a tailored brown suit jacket with single gold chain draped over the pocket. To complete the smart look, the famous entertainer kept things simple with a crisp white button up and a black bow tie. Fresh dressed like a million bucks! 

  6. 2014: Keep A Child Alive Black Ball
    <<attends the 9th annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball>> at Hammerstein Ballroom on October 30, 2014 in New York City.
    (Photo by Monica Schipper/FilmMagic)

    The "One Love" rapper showed off his dapper (and philanthropic) side while helping to raise money for a charitable nonprofit organization. Peep the fresh fade and clean shaven face...such a mood! 

  7. 2018: ONE Musicfest
    ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 08:  Rapper Nas performs on stage during the ONE Musicfest 2018 at Central Park on September 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Marcus Ingram/WireImage)
    (Photo by Marcus Ingram/WireImage)

    Sometimes you have to go all out! The recording artist did just that when he performed onstage rocking this colorful patterned two-piece ensemble, which he accessorized with two diamond chains and a pricey watch to match.

    Will Nas take home the trophy for "Album of the Year? Watch the BET Awards on June 27 at 8/7C  to find out!

(Photos from left to right: Ray Tamarra/Getty Images, Jason Merritt/Getty Images, and Marcus Ingram/WireImage)


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