Album: Only Built 4 Cuban Linx
Label: Loud, RCA, BMG
Nas Escobar was the first non-Wu Tang MC to be granted access into one of their chambers, and he commemorated the occasion by delivering a stellar vocal performance in honor of his illustrious hosts.
Rae recalled the process to XXL in 2005: "He had already went through three or four rhymes, and he couldn't really see which one he wanted it to be. But I heard it. Once it came out his mouth, I was like, 'That's it.'"
The money shot was the dedication to the "rooster heads" on the bus to Rikers Island: "Holding weed inside they pussy with they minds on the pretty things of life/Props is a true thugs wife." Say word.