Nashawn Jones also known as Millennium Thug is an African-American East Coast rapper and a cousin of Nas. He was born in Queens (raised in The Bronx, New York, U.S.A.). Nashawn began his career in rapping by working with his "cousin" Nas in the late-1990's. He appeared on many songs with Nas and the rap duo Bravehearts. Nashawn was featured on Nas's Nastradamus and Stillmatic albums, Ill Will Records QB's Finest album and also made an appearance on the Bravehearts debut album Bravehearted.