Produced By: Trackmasters
Album: The Lost Tapes
Label: Ill Will/Columbia

Intended for the proposed autobiographical double LP I Am..., songs like "Fetus" were taken off the reduced final version because of leaks. Told through the eyes of an embryonic Nas, the song pulls you in right from the opening lines: "I existed in the womb, just like an abyss/Came from behind the sun, my hands balled in a fist/Punchin' my mom's stomach, kickin' on her cervix/Twitchin' 'cause I'm nervous." During the ensuing months as he waits to be born, he copes with his parents fighting and wonders what his life will be like. Nas is living proof that rap can be so much more.