One Mic

[speaking softly, gradually getting louder]One time.. yeah.. yeah.. Yo, all I need is one mic, one beat, one stageOne nigga front, my face on the front pageOnly if I had one gun, one girl and one cribOne God to show me how to do things his son didPure, like a […]

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My Way

[Nas]Word to Will, buried in his fila suit and heavy chainI wanna be iced-up nigga, bury me the sameI live for street glory and I die for ghetto fameRespect all, fear none, my pride is everythingInitials in swimming pools floors, women lose drawsA true boss, never lose wars, got cheddar […]

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One Love

[Verse One]Whattup kid? I know shit is rough doing your bidWhen the cops came you shoulda slid to my cribFuck it black, no time for looking back it’s donePlus congratulations you know you got a sonI heard he looks like you, why don’t your lady write you?Told her she should […]

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Ether

[gunshots] [Nas talking]("Fuck Jay-Z")What’s up niggas, ay yo, I know you ain’t talkin ’bout me dogYou, what?("Fuck Jay-Z")You been on my dick nigga, you love my style, nigga("Fuck Jay-Z") [Chorus](I) Fuck with your soul like ether(Will) Teach you the king you know you(Not) "God’s son" across the belly(Lose) I prove […]

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Family

[Havoc]Yo.. Dunn you fam to me, and only familythat can get that close to meKeep it type strongBlowin green that’s keepin us goinAllah Havoc gettin right, on them 747 Dunn you fam to me, and only familythat can get that close to meKeep it type strongBlowin green that’s keepin us […]

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New World

Uh, it’s a new world, it’s a new world, It’s a new world, it’s a new worldUh, it’s a new world, it’s a new world Yo, celebrate the new lifeNew ways to make moneyNew ways to break dummiesForge they name and take moneyComputers ain’t that smartWhatever man built could be […]

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Destroy & Rebuild

This is a journey into the worlds most largestAnd notorious projects, QueensbridgeListen while Nas saves his hood from the mostCowardest rappers [Nas]He held a mass appeal and a little boy smileDepressed has a complex his mouth was foulYou need to stay around I feel like telling some storiesFirst theres this […]

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Some Of Us Have Angels

[Chorus: Nas (repeat 2X)] Some of us have angels — the kingdom, the powerSome of us have angels — the power, the glorySome of us have demons — greed, and lustSome of us have demons — lust, temptation [Nas]Now this is you, dressed in all black, fatigue hat, ready for […]

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Rewind

Listen up gangstas and honeys with ya hair donePull up a chair hon’ and put it in the air sonDog, whatever they call you, god, just listenI spit a story backwards, it starts at the ending The bullet goes back in the gunThe bullet hole’s closin this chest of a […]

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Halftime

(Right..) (Right..)Check me out y’all, Nasty Nas in your areaAbout to cause mass hysteria [Nas]Before a blunt, I take out my frontsThen I start to front, matter of fact, I be on a manhuntYou couldn’t catch me in the streets without a ton of reeferThat’s like Malcolm X, catchin the […]

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Suspect

[45 seconds of talking/skit] [Nas]It was a murderJake just hit the corner people swarmingThree in the morning I jumped out my cab like "Fuck, niggaz is buck," mega bloodshed, the tapes redI heard some bird whisper, "Yo he should have ducked"I puffed the lilla, just before I hit the scene […]

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Memory Lane (Sittin' In Da Park)

(Check that shit)Aight fuck that shit, word wordFuck that other shit, youknowhatI’msayin?We gon’ do a little somethin like this, yaknahmsayin?(Is they up on this?)Keep it on and on and on and on and..KnowhatI’msayin? Big Nas, Grand Wizard, God what it is?(What it is like?) Hah, knowhatI’msayin?Yo go ‘head, do that […]

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Doo Rags

Uhh [Nas]Pushin drop-tops, Stacy Lattisaw tapes, the 80’s had us all apesYoungest gorillas up to bat at home plateThat was a uncanny era, guns in my pantsYeah X-Clan hair, with dreads at the top of my fadeHomicide and feds on the blocks where I played, b-ballThat’s when I wondered was […]

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Shootouts

Yo, release what’s in meBesides the Henny, it’s eyes that’s seen plentyFiends get skinny as if Queens was a Craig JennyInstead of diet plans it’s crack 200 gramsI pump a G-pack, peeping for where the D’s atIt’s slow, lookin for Rambo, the cop who got grazedBack in the days, chasin […]

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Fetus

YeahI want all my niggas to come journey with meMy name is Nas, and the year is 1973Beginning of me, therefore I could seeThrough my belly button window who I am… I existed in a womb, just like an abyssCame straight from spirit land, my hands balled in a fistPunching […]

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