Remember talking to Biggie inside his Lex truck
Said stay fly when you bummy, keep your pajamas Armani
No Introduction by Nas 1

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Ray Dias
July 12th, 2012

Damn Nas u fucking brazilian women huh? I feel u, nothing better… I’m brazilian and I always find you saying a few things here and there about Brazil. Just wanna let u know, we got a lot of respect for u down here and I’m one of the few cats reppin Brazil in U.S. hip-hop. It would be an honor to do a song with you one day. Much blessings, one. Ray Dias @brazu01

Dirty Method
July 13th, 2012

Yo I´m from Brazil tto man , I´m starting doing my raps , would be a dream to rhyme with Nas man , the best, Illmatic feeds my soul everyday

Stephanie LeCruise
July 13th, 2012

First I want to say I am 28yrs old and I been listening to you since I was 10 yrs old. I really really love you as an artist! I wish i could get to know you. I been with your music for 18yrs. I hope one day I could really meet you. I understand your music very deeply. There is alot of things I want to say but can’t. One of my favorite songs is Drunk By Myself. I wish I could say more. 1 Love.

b
July 22nd, 2012

yo i didn’t hear him the audios poor.. can someone explain?

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August 9th, 2012
November 9th, 2012

I can barely understand the audio in the first video

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December 6th, 2012

First video was talking about Big needing individuals, such as Nas, at the top with him because it is lonely at the top. Goes back to Nas' eagle, caterpillar rhyme(scroll up for the details). Nas made some “wrong” decisions which kept him from attaining the things BIG attained at that point in time — probably saved Nas' life in hindsight — and Nas felt messed up about it. Second video was a sort of continuance.

March 5th, 2013

Just want to come out and say it: you were fucking robbed, man. Thank you for this beautiful album, and fuck the awards.

Enoch
June 17th, 2013

nas you are too much hey am done in ghana and nas i wnt u to kwn am crazy in love with ur music no homo nas u make me think too much lol been a fan since only God kwns lol u are da truth and i kwn u probaly hear this all da time and even people with high standards tell u this and it might not mean much to u buh nas i will forever love ur music bcus it makes me wiser

August 6th, 2013

My mentor Nas.I’m Michael from Ghana. U are the greatest lyricist there is on our planet earth. Really engrossed in u rtracks at the moment and i think i really didn’t start following your flow at an early age. But now that I have, you’ve made a nigga known what real rap and lyrics are about.Now downloaded all ur albums right from the #ILLMATIC to #LIFE IS GOOD. You are a true #RAP-LEGEND. You don’t bring up vague things in ur rap but spit lyrics on the #REAL life stuff that goes on. Peace bro! U’re one of a kind.-NEVER TO BE CLONED

November 19th, 2013

yo nas im from brazil too but i dont understand anything that you was talking about my country or something like that im a big fan man for me its: Nas, Eminem, Rakim, Big L and Biggie we here got a lot respect for you dawg i’m fifteen years old and i learn english trough your raps and you motivates me to start making my own raps and i got a lot of rhymes on my books and you teach me a lot of other things too thank you for being that rapper that you are

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Imagination better than knowledge, ask Einstein Reach Out by Nas (Ft. Mary J. Blige) 1

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August 4th, 2012

Is this an error? lol

Knowledge can haunt.

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December 6th, 2012

Knowledge is the learning of theories and practices of other persons ideas and creativity. Anyone can learn what someone taught them but visionaries, individuals able to create things not previously thought of or created, are rare; therefore, better in the eyes of Einstein, and Nas… ;)

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Where is he, the man who was just like me
I heard he was hiding somewhere I can’t see
Where is he, the man who was just like me
Heard he was hiding somewhere I can’t see
And I’m alone and I realize that when I get home
I wanna talk to my red and my cherry
Cherry Wine by Nas (Ft. Amy Winehouse) 1

It’s a song about soulmates

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julius
July 19th, 2012

Dope album

Life is good

August 13th, 2012

I love this song, Loving those lyrics from cherry wine, thanks. For answering the questions I’ve always wanted to know… your to deep mentally and spiritual that’s. Why its a bit of a challenge to get the woman You desire , trust me I know how you feel…I know with faith anything is possible …
..ONE LOVE

Lattia
October 6th, 2012

From a personal and musical point of view this song is absothruthly gorgeous! Good work Nas Keep up the magic with your verses and i hope i find the woman who is just like me that puts me at ease when i’m in trouble, beautiful song!

November 13th, 2012

I think I’m experiencing love for the first time in my life at the young age of 20.. after meeting a lot of lame “hoes”.. it’s nice to finally meet a queen, like the one NaS describes so well.

June 26th, 2013

This song touches me on so many levels… First time i heard it, it brought tears to my eyes… I feel everything that u put into that song… #amazing #RIPAmy

September 2nd, 2013

This Song Is Amazing I Just Love It

September 20th, 2013

Now this the type of song that stays in your mind forever…beats, lyrics, hook…the whole damn thing. Best duet by my own account. Fucking Genius shit Nas. RIP Amy

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And for that girl who never made it home, shot in the dome
How they gon' kill that beautiful sista
Accident Murderers by Nas (Ft. Rick Ross) 1

Shout out to Rap Genius for getting this. This line is referencing “Jerome’s niece” from One Love:

Guess who got shot in the dome-piece?
Jerome’s niece, on her way home from Jones Beach

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Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don
Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don
The Don by Nas (Ft. Mazy) 1

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August 6th, 2012

he talks with that softspoken Vito shit naturally. Nas is the dopest!

Love that album, I feel the king. Every time I hear Life Is Good, I just get sad because I know that the rest of rap is wack, and that’s 90% of it. Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Birdman, 50 Cent are all wack ass rappers. Thats why I give KRS, Nas, and Rakim the title MC.

February 14th, 2013

Nas the don!

March 4th, 2014

Nas may be gr8 buddies bt can he cum close to match em?????

April 5th, 2014

Nas if you’re readin this— please never stop makin music. You are the GOAT, hands down, even if the masses don’t admit it until you’re dead.

You are the last artist in the game makin good music. Everything else is complete garbage (except some real NY underground shit on YouTube with only like 5k views that sounds like 90’s shit).

Nas is like… the last one left… said it in ‘99 and fifteen years later there was never a truer prediction. Kid Wave the fuckin PROPHET- REAL TALK.

Man I still listen to Illmatic. If you stop makin music it’s pretty much a wrap for hip hop. I don’t care if you’re 60, never stop producin hits. WE NEED THIS SHIT.

Thank you so much man.

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[Salaam Remi] Get Down by Nas 8

This is actually Salaam Remi (who produced this track) using a made up voice

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April 2nd, 2012

Production is sick. When he lays the west coast synth over the crenshaw blvd. story.. sodope

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April 10th, 2012

Nas, in my opinion, you are the greatest rap artist to ever bless a mic, I’ve been a huge fan since my brother played “I can” and “I gave you power” Then I heard illmatic.. got an illmatic vinyl framed above my bed.. much love man

August 14th, 2012

So many dope Salaam Remi beats man, and this is one of em. As of late he and J.U.S.T.I.C.E League have added themselves to my top five no particular order. Just super dope beats. Anybody heard the song Hip Hop with Premo and ‘Face? Such a killer track can’t wait for the verified lyrics from Escobar.

October 13th, 2012

I know you probably get this a million times a day… But i really appreciate your music.

Thank you for staying in the rap game for so long and giving us so much.

November 10th, 2012

one of the best tracks ever laid, IMO. love it!!

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She passed me the indigo, but the imbecile
Should have never tippy-toed, thought my eyes were closed
Opening the hotel room door to let her goons in
Get Down by Nas 8

This story is based on a beautiful latino girl I met (but the story itself is made up)

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Versatyl
March 15th, 2012

My mans rlly just tried to explain nas' own lyrics to him . FOH son.

March 16th, 2012

How in the hell are you gonna tell Nasir Jones what his own damn lyrics mean?

March 16th, 2012

AnnaMenace
Shut your ho mouth

March 16th, 2012

nas aka the goat

Jay Logical
March 16th, 2012

How the hell do you tell the person who wrote the song what THEIR lyrics mean? The fuck? Lol

March 28th, 2012

AnnaMenace is quite possibly the best troll in this site. Hats off to you, when I first heard rappers were getting on this site to explain their own lyrics — the first thing I thought of was the concept of going back and forth with dude, telling HIM what HIS lines REALLY meant. I think about it and start cracking up.

Since I kinda got a knack for pulling shit like that, I would it took it further though…

Still, good shit with that troll.

March 28th, 2012

Nas is deep. I expounded on what Nas said. How is that bad? I am so puzzled by the offense you all have taken. I helped every one see the deeper level of meaning in what Nas said.

May 27th, 2012

kinda like “Brooklyn Masala” by Masta Ace and “More Trife Life” by Mobb Deep? ooh and your main inspiration “Whats on Your Mind” by Eric B. and Rakim

November 19th, 2013

Real

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I rolled with some Crips down to a Crenshaw funeral
Never saw so many men slaughtered and I knew the ho responsible
The nigga still alive in a hospital
Midnight they crept in his room and shot the doctor too
Get Down by Nas 8

In 2001 I met a guy in LA who happened to be a Crip (he was a cousin of mine — family, not gang)

Later I learned that he was going a bit wild — that was the last I heard, and this story is based on him

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April 2nd, 2012

Nasty.. Get Down is one of the greatest hip hop songs of all time.

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This a year that I won't forget
Sold CD's double platinum, met mo' execs
Southern niggas, independent label, real killers
Know the business, ran Tennessee for years, now they chillin'
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Some of my friends in Tennessee were living so crazy, throwing a lot of parties, etc. I heard they ended up doing some federal time

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Some niggas fuck their enemies in they ass when they catch em
Weird-ass niggas are dangerous, so don't test em
They make you, disappear
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There was a story about a guy named Preacher in harlem who was allegedly responsible for the kidnapping and murder of an alleged drug dealer / street legend Rich Porter

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November 13th, 2012

But in reality Alpo Martinez killed Rich Porter.

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