In 1994, Steve Nash was a 20-year-old kid attending Santa Clara, representing the Canadian national team and hoping to one day play in the NBA. But, before the eight All-Star selections and the two MVP awards in back-to-back seasons, Nash was a wide-eyed baller who made an appearance on Rap City, threw out some shout outs to his people back in B.C. and even made a request as to what he wanted to hear on the show.

Let us find out that Nash was up on hip hop like that. You can never go wrong with requesting a song off Illmatic, right?

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[via Black Sports Online]