Nigga I tried and niggas threw that shit right back in my face
They took my cosign, but they ain't let me EP their tapes
And when they joint tanked, that's when they point blame
Nas tried to mentor other young rappers by Executive Producing (EPing) their tapes, but they wouldn’t heed his advice. When they album tanked, they tried to blame Nas.
In particular, he could be referring to artists like Cormega, Quan, Nature, and his own brother, Jungle, all of whom had little to moderate success outside of their initial affiliation with Nas despite his co sign.
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