Perseverance, see the fake hustler rapper
To them, it hurts to hear this

from Kanye West (Ft. KRS-ONE, Nas & Rakim) – Classic (Nike Air Force Remix) Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Nas is saying that ‘Determination’ and ‘Commitment’ is how he became a classic. He knows that fake rappers don’t wanna see him shine OR hear him rhyme, but he keeps going.

OR

A fake hustler rapper takes the easy way into the game while Nas worked hard and persevered to get to where he is

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