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

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19. “Straight up shit is real and any day could be your last in the jungle/ Get murdered on a humble, guns’ll blast, n***as tumble/ The corners is the hot spot, full of mad criminals/ Who don’t care, guzzling beers, we all stare/ At the out-of-towners, they better break North/ Before we get the four pounders and take their face off”“Represent”