I doubt I'll ever be the same, hallowed be thy name
Nas is Praying to “God”. Earlier in the verse Nas says that hip hop is “God’s essence”. Nas reiterates this.
The phrase follows the opening of a prayer, which directly addresses God
Hallowed means a saint or holy person
In the Lord’s prayer, the phrase, “Hallowed be thy (your) name” is appropriate, because not only is God holy, but His name is holy too.
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