While at SXSW in Austin, Texas, Nas sat down with Peter Rosenberg for a 30-minute interview as part of his Noisemakers series.

During the discussion, Esco discussed the importance of MC Serch, how Large Professor put him in the booth and why God is to thank for Jay-Z.

Watch the full interview below.

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