Hip-hop heads, did you know that on the classic It Was Written track, “The Message”, Nas fired a couple of subliminal shots at Jay-Z?

In an interview with Complex on the making of his sophomore album, Nas spoke about how it was an extremely competitive time in hip-hop when artists like Mobb Deep, Wu-Tang and Tupac were breaking out and he had to make a statement with “The Message.”



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