Shot up they nose

from Nas – I Can Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Nas seems to be confusing Alexander the Great with Napoleon, who ordered that cannons shoot at the Sphinx after the Battle of the Pyramids (that’s why it doesn’t have a nose..)

Nas was modest enough to admit this “historical oops” in an interview

His defense? “I was never that kind of perfection artist” (umm, I think the word you’re looking for is “perfectionist”, Nas)

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