Nas' Top Hip-Hop Lyricists Includes Jay-Z, Ice Cube, Lil Wayne - Rolling Stone
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Nas’ Top Hip-Hop Lyricists

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“When I said ‘hip-hop is dead’ a few years ago, I felt we’d gotten away from the great wordplay and storytelling,” Nas told Rolling Stone in 2010. “There’s a place for the party shit and a place for the gangster shit. I focus on the guys that are always pushing themselves forward.” Listen to his handpicked selection of songs from hip-hop’s best lyricists.

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