Album: Lost Tapes
Verse: Verse 2
Best Line: "What's this white shit on that plate and your face?"

While rappers like Jay-Z made songs about his missing dad and Eminem dreamed of murdering his father, Nas has always had a relatively positive relationship with his pops, Olu Dara. Like Nas, Olu was a musician and, as evidenced by this song, was never a perfect person. But rather than come of as bitter and angry, Nas is mature and forgiving of what seems to be his father's many transgression, namely his cocaine use and adultery. Nas only briefly details the scene but we only imagine the awkward excuses we'd have to give to our kids when they caught us with coke and our pants down. "See, what had happened was..."