I think the fact that I made enough noise in the world that I might be remembered is an amazing achievement. You can’t ask for more than that.
Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones born September 14, 1973), better known as Nas is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Nas has released eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and sold over 25 million records worldwide since 1994.
His musical carrer began in 1991 when he was featured on Main Source’s track “Live at the Barbeque”. https://soundcloud.com/yvngmufasa/main-source-live-at-the-bbq-ft?in=bossesmademen/sets/bosses-mademen
At the age of nineteen, Nasir “Nas” Jones began recording tracks for his debut album–and changed the music world forever received universal. He did Illmatic’s “N.Y. State of Mind” in one take. Released in 1994, Illmatic was pivotal in the evolution of the rap genre. He is also an entrepreneur in his own record label; he serves as Mass Appeal magazine and associate publisher Nas is also owner of his own Fila sneaker store. In Born to Use Mics, Sohail Daulatzai and Michael Eric Dysonhave unite renowned writers and critics to confront Illmatic song by song, with each scholar decide the value and quality of an individual track from the album. The result is a very clever engagement with a commentary upon one of the most clear and shape sets of songs ever laid down on wax. Get a copy of the book here Born to Use Mics: Reading Nas’s “Illmatic”
You can’t please everybody. You’d be crazy if you’re trying to. So take some time out to do some things for yourself.Nas Quote