AZ

Hip hop music, Musical Artist

1972 –

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Who is AZ?

Anthony Cruz, better known by his stage name AZ, is a Grammy-nominated American rapper. Born in Brooklyn, he currently resides in Englewood, New Jersey. He is known for being a longtime and frequent rhyme partner of Nas, and also a member of hip-hop group The Firm alongside Nas, Foxy Brown, Cormega and Nature.

In a countdown of the 10 Most Underappreciated Rappers—Most Underrated Rappers of All Time, the editors of About.com listed AZ as #1 on the list. He was also included on About.com's list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time, where he was described as "arguably the most underrated lyricist ever."

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Born
Mar 9, 1972
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • A.Z.
  • Anthony Cruz
  • Anthony 'Az' Cruz
  • Sosa
  • AZ The Visualiza
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Brooklyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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