Nas writes about himself

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Nas believes the secret to success is to be yourself and you'll never run out of material.

Nas says, "Rule number one is you can't be fake." He says a little bit of a gimmick is fine in music, because music is entertainment. However, he says writing about his life means he always has something to write about.

Nas says his friends laughed at him for taking rap so seriously, but he's never regretted that decision.

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