Wipe the sweat off my dome, spit the phlegm on the streets

from Nas – The World Is Yours Lyrics on Rap Genius


Nas wipes the sweat from his forehead and spits the phlegm from his parched throat onto the New York sidewalk. Since Nas has just stated that he knows his time on earth is limited, his sweat can be attributed to his tendency to live his life to the fullest and is a sign of effort.

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