The Best of Underground Hip-Hop

"If the truth is told, the youth can grow. They learn to survive until they gain control. Nobody says you have to be gangstas, hoes. Read more learn more, change the globe."

- Nas

Classic Nas

Classic Nas

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Young Nas in Queensbridge

Classic Nas

The Classics

The Classics

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Nas back in his bedroom at the Queensbridge houses in New York City back in 1993. Notice the stuffed animal and the bullet hole above his head.

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I’ll be flooded with ice so hell fire can’t scorch me.

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"We don’t give a fuck who you are."
- Nas

"We don’t give a fuck who you are."

- Nas

I excel then prevail.

I excel then prevail.

Tupac, Biggie Smalls, Nas, and Snoop Dogg never won a grammy, but people are acting like the Grammys somehow define hip-hop.

"I used to run with a lot of crime lords. Ramadan taught me use my mind more, though I’m not religious. Nas y’all, just the realist."

- Nas

"The reason I want to be alone, is I’m tired of all the things that went wrong that would’ve went right if I had did ‘em on my own."

- Nas

Real hip-hop is good and good for you.