I think that I became musical
Way before rap I did wanna be the tap dance kid
On Broadway, 42nd Street, legendary

from Nas – Foul Breeze Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Broadway/42nd Street holds a special place in the minds of New Yorkers. The name refers to the region of the theater district, hence the tap dance kid line, and is home to iconic places such as the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, and Times Square. So of course this shit is legendary and inspired Nas.

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