It's not very often that we get to hear the torch being passed from one generation to another on a record, but whether intentional or not, that's exactly what happened on "Fast Life." While the rap media declared Nas as the Second Coming of Rakim, the blueprint of his style can be more closely traced back to Tragedy and Kool G Rap. When the Kool Genius of Rap invited Nas to join him on a cut from his fourth album, the world got to hear two generations of Queens MCs combine minds to showcase intricate wordplay, precise cadence, and high-roller trash talk.