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Nas Explains His Beat-Picking (In)Ability (Video)

blame it on Meka May 3, 2010

Hey, he said it, not me.

During an exclusive sit down with BET.com, Nas broke down his beat selection process, which he’s been heavily criticized for throughout his career.

“Well I have a wish list sometimes or I have a dream list of who I would love to work with and wish they would want to get in the studio and do records or whatever,” Nas told BET.com. “Then I have my own ideas of being a producer. And what happens is a lot of time goes by with me being indecisive so it winds up with me kind of like doing what I have to do really fast because I played around for so long. Then, the deadlines come.” – BET

“Deadlines come?” Really, Nas. At this stage in your career you can have your pick of any producer out there, but you end up picking pickled fruit of soudscapes because you run out of time? I call malarkey.

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