Nas EBK Interview

Da Hood Journal
2 min readJul 18, 2021
Myself (right) alongside rising Bronx artist Nas EBK (left).

This interview wasn’t supposed to happen.

Here’s a quick story.

With the help of my little brother, I got in contact with rising Bronx artist Nas EBK, in an attempt to set up an interview in June.

We settled on a date during the following week. However, when Nas had to reschedule, I was really disappointed.

The same scene unfolded with other drill artists I reached out to. If you wanted to work, they’d either lead you on or won’t respond.

And because of that, I didn’t think the interview would happen.

The next Saturday, the day the interview was originally scheduled for, I was boarding the train, en route to Brooklyn for two other interviews I had planned.

As I boarded the train, I get a text from Nas that read, “what time do you want me to pull up today?”

Despite already having two meetings lined up, without hesitation, I told him to meet up with me later that evening.

I just couldn’t pass this opportunity up.

His name was buzzing across the city. I already knew what a conversation with him could do for my platform.

Fast-forwarding to the interview itself, it went great. Once you take time to get to know Nas, you learn that he’s down-to-earth, and…



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