Time Is Illmatic: The 20 Best Lyrics From Nas’ Seminal 1994 Debut Album Illmatic

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9. “I’m the young city bandit hold myself down single-handed/ For murder raps – I kick my thoughts alone, get remanded/ Born alone, die alone, no crew to keep my crown or throne/ I’m deep by sound alone, caved inside, 1,000 miles from home”“The World Is Yours”