Abbas Hamad (born May 27, 1987), better known by his stage name Bas, is a rap musician. He is signed to J. Cole's Dreamville Records and Interscope Records. His first studio album Last Winter, was released on April 29, 2014, followed by his second studio album, Too High to Riot that was released on March 4, 2016. His third album, Milky Way, was released on August 24, 2018.
Bas was born in Paris in 1987, to Sudanese parents. At the age of 8, his family moved to New York City. He attended St. Francis Preparatory School in Queens, New York.