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9. Nas Uses Rakim's Studio Time

Like many artists of his era, Nas grew up idolizing Rakim, so imagine what a treat it must have been for Nas to get to sneak in on some of Rakim’s studio time. In between recording sessions, Nas would make his way to the booth, courtesy of Paul C. Being surrounded by the likes of Rakim and Kool G. Rap surely made Nas step his game up, which helped him become the lyrical legend he is today.

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