After years of showing
off his rhyme skills, Nas has decided to pen his own novels. The hip-hop scribe
said he's particularly developing a book based on a character from his song "Sekou's
Story" off his latest double album, Street's Disciple.
"It's about this guy
named Sekou who's caught up in the drug game," said Nas. "It's the
same story but it talks about him as a person and how he is. That's what makes
The Queensbridge MC said
he elected to focus more on Sekou's upbringing and principles, however, instead
of the drug dealing.
"It's not so much about
drugs but him and what's going on in his head," said Nas. "[It's him]
dealing with where he comes from, his ethnic background, where he's trying to
go, and how he gets double crossed."
In related Nas news, the
rapper has confirmed dates in England for his upcoming "Street's Disciple"
UK Tour in March. Tour dates are as follows:
UK @ Academy
3/16 BRISTOL, UK @ Academy
3/18 GLASGOW, UK @ Academy
3/19 MANCHESTER, UK @ Apollo
3/21 BRIXTON, LONDON @ Academy
3/24 DUBLIN, IRELAND @ The Point