This song is Nas looking back and saying how he has been through everything, and even alluding to a retirement soon. In the last verse he states "enough of the past," indicating his desire for a strong finish of his career.
This samples Nat King Cole's music from "Unforgettable." Cole's daughter Natalie appears in the video.
Nas gives a shout out to DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince in this song, stating that rap hasn't been the same since their break-up.
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The R&B singer Chrisette Michele sings on this track. It was produced by will.i.am.
George Harrison's 1971 song "Bangla Desh" was the first major charity single. It was part of a concert held to bring relief to the people of Bangladesh, who were fighting for independence and suffering from a famine.