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Outside of the work he has put in through his vast music career, Nas is generally a man of  relatively few words. On the 20th anniversary of the classic album Illmatic, he chatted with fans about a host of topics that gave us a better understanding of the Queensbridge MC.

Through a very streamlined comment system on Reddit, “TheRealNas” answered numerous questions regarding his catalog, future plans, performing, and music overall.

Though he was brief at times with his responses, Jones didn’t duck any glaring inquiries that left us stuck. Amongst the many things we learned was who he really ghostwrote for, his take on the Illmatic vs It Was Written debate and his greatest encounter with a fan.

So we present the 10 things we learned from Nas’ Reddit chat in the following pages. Let us know which was your favorite in the comments section.

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