The Evolution of Nas

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School's in Session

Nas was discovered by Main Source frontman Large Professor, who recruited him to rhyme on the classic 1991 posse cut "Live at the Barbeque." Nas' line "When I was 12, I went to hell for snuffin' Jesus," no doubt one of the illest of all time, had hip-hop abuzz about the then 18-year-old rhyme prodigy from Queens. 

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