Oh, it's a matter of days before they try to take me
I heard gun shots rang; his bullet's got my name
I ain't see 'em take aim, I dreamt this day came
An assassin may take Nas out because he is becoming a threat to his/her current rule. He is inspiring the public/people to realize the “truth” and the ruler sees Nas as a threat. The ruler sets out to have Nas assassinated just like Malcolm was assassinated for being a theat to the Nation of Islam and MLK was assassinated by James Earl Ray for inspiring African Americans to continue to seek fair treatment in the 60s.
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