As far as rap go, it's only natural I explain
My plateau, and also, what defines my name
Nas has had an up and down rap career. Although Nas became a legend through his first album “Illmatic” (under the name “Nasty Nas” for much of the album) and followed it up with “It Was Written” (Under “Nas Escobar”) his following albums did not live up to expectations. Thus, Nas plans to explain his “plateau” by explaining his frequent changes in his name.
J. Cole later sampled this on his record “Let Nas Down”.
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