One Love

from Nas (Ft. Faith N & MC Serch) – Illmatic [Credits] Lyrics on Rap Genius


Using the format of a letter to a friend doing time in prison, Nas waxes Homeric on the current state of things in the hood in “One Love”.

The beat, produced by Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest, samples the Heath Brothers' “Smilin' Billy Suite Part II” and Parliament’s “Come In Out the Rain”

The third verse of this song (arguably the best one) was used in the movie Belly, starring Nas and DMX

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