As Nas gears up for the release of his new album Life is Good, he shared that he has his eye on a few up-and-coming rappers. During an interview with, Esco showed love to Azealia Banks and Meek Mill, bigging up the “212” rapstress and commending her for having the overall package.

“I fuck with that ‘212,’” he said. “She has incredible star power, you can see it already. I think we need that. To come across the total package in this game, you need more than just a hot 16 and not everybody is blessed with the total package. She has it.”

He also gave props to Maybach Music Group’s Meek Mill, branding him as the “next one to take this shit over.” The veteran rapper said that he’s one of the few people who are repping for the streets and that he fully supports his movement.

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“I got my eyes on him. He’s the next one to take this shit over. I’m rooting for him. There are no more street orators in the game, who are fresh off the block and can tell us currently what’s going on. So you gotta appreciate him. We have to support Meek Mill’s movement because he’s talking about real life and if we don’t support that, then what are we doin’?”

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