Renowned rapper Nas, also known as Nasir “Nas” Jones, has acquired a sprawling estate in the semi-rural outskirts of Calabasas for $3.5 million. This marks a significant turnaround for the iconic hip-hop artist, who faced tax debt and foreclosure on his Georgia home back in 2012. However, Nas’ recent success includes winning his first Grammy for the rap album “King’s Disеɑsе” and the purchɑsеof this magnificent mansion.
Originally listed at $2.5 million, the custom-built structure showcases a unique blend of Mediterranean and Southwestern architectural styles. Constructed in 2007, the estate offers four bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, encompassing over 6,500 square feet of living space featuring lofty ceilings, arched doorways, and limestone floors. Its generous land area of over 10 acres attracted multiple buyers, resulting in a bidding wɑг.
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Among the estate’s standout amenities are a sizable wine cellar with a tasting area and a billiards room complete with a wet bar. The master retreat is a luxurious haven with a two-way fireplace, sitting room, private balcony, dual walk-in closets, a separate gym, and a lavish spa-like bathroom featuring a jetted soaking tub and steam shower. Outside, the backyard hosts an al fresco dining patio with a built-in barbecue, alongside a grotto-style pool with a spa, waterfall, and water slide. Finally, a roof deck provides breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.
Nas, aged 48, began his musical journey in 1991 and gained widespread recognition with his debut album “Illmatic” in 1994, followed by “It Was Written” in 1996, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts. Esteemed as one of “The Greatest MCs of All Time” by MTV, Nas has sold over 25 million records worldwide and boasts eight platinum albums. Apart from his music career, he is also a record producer, entrepreneur, and actor, amassing an estimated net worth of approximately $70 million.
The listing for the Calabasas estate was represented by Angela Waters of Harcourts Prime Properties, while Nas was represented by Alex Duk of Harcourts Beverly Hills.