Nas And Q-Tip Will Be On The ‘Tonight Show’ Later Today

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    <h2>"Nas Is Like"</h2><strong>Producer: </strong>DJ Premier<br /><strong>Lyric:</strong> "I'm a poor man's dream/A thug poet/Live it and I write down and I watch it blow up"<br /><strong>Why It's Dope:</strong> Of all of the things Nas says he's like, this line is probably the most accurate, and the most succinct. The "thug poet" is a term probably most associated with Tupac and continues the theme that Nas carries throughout the album of aligning himself with the greats of the genre. "Live it and I write down and I watch it blow up" has to be another of the realest lines he could spit, dismissing any others that don't spit the truth in their own lyrics.<br /><br /><iframe width="670" height="380" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/VC4ORS5n9Hg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Nas will be on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon tonight. Tune in at 11:35 p.m. EST tonight.

 

Nas is making his media rounds while commemorating the 20th anniversary of his classic debut, Illmatic.  God’s Son was featured as a panelist on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher just a couple of days after an insightful sit-down at Georgetown University, and an orchestra-backed show at the Kennedy Center in D.C.

llmatic XX is slated to be liberated on April 15 via SONY Legacy.