I rap divine, God, check the prognosis: is it real or showbiz?

from Nas – Memory Lane (Sittin' in Da Park) Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The term ‘God’ references the then-ubiquitous-in-the-hood Five Percent religious beliefs/culture.

Nas is attempting to figure out if the other rappers around him deserve respect or if they are just trying to make some money.

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