Coupled with compositions from Pac, Nas's "It Was Written"

from Lupe Fiasco – Hurt Me Soul Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

2Pac was a rapper who simultaneously rapped about social issues, as was Nas, especially in songs from his 2nd album It Was Written

Lupe, who is a socially-minded rapper, is pointing to both these rappers as influential in his development

It Was Written is Lupe’s favorite album of all time. It was the album that inspired him to start rapping.

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