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Arts & Entertainment

Telling Your Life Story Through Music

Nas

Lesson time 08:57 min

Nas takes you through a case study of how he wrote “N.Y. State of Mind,” one of his most iconic songs, and breaks down the importance of details and why describing the way an experience made you feel is the key to writing powerful lyrics.

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