Drinks in the air for my niggas not here
Nas pays homage to his friends that were killed or have since passed away by having a drink in their honor.
J Cole has a very similar line to this one in his song Grown Simba. This is slightly coincidental, because J Cole’s biggest influence in rap was Nas. (However, note that Grown Simba came out before A Queens Story, so its not a reference or ripoff by J Cole).
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