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DJ Envy says Nas pulled a gun on him

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DJ Envy recently shared a story from his early days on the mixtape circuit. The Power 105 personality revealed that he found himself involved in an altercation with legendary Queensbridge emcee, Nas.


“This was when mixtapes was [sic] big. … And this was when nobody would take my mixtapes,” Envy said. “I mean, I was trying to sell mixtapes to everybody. And at the time Clue was popping and all they wanted was Clue. So, I remember coming out the Coliseum and I seen [sic] Nas and I think it was a Lexus. So, I seen [sic] him I was like, ‘Oh s—, that’s Nas.’ So, now I got my mixtapes and I’m running up the block. I’m like ‘This is Nas. I’m in Queens. You don’t see this. This is Nas.’ … I’m like ‘Yo Nas, hold up. I got something for you.’ So Nas, he stops and he looks at me and he tells the girls to get in the car. He says ‘What you got for me?’


“I go in my bag and when I come up [from] my bag, Nas has a gun on me,” DJ Envy said. “ ‘What the f— you got for me? What you mean you got something for me?’ I’m sitting there like — I dropped my bag and everything. I’m like, ‘A mixtape. It’s just a mixtape. I swear, it’s just a mixtape. Look, look, look. Mixtape, mixtape.’ And Nas gave me the look … He did one of these ‘Yo, you know s— is real out here, man. You don’t come up to nobody and say ‘you got something for me,’ man. Gimme that mixtape.’ He took the mixtape, put the gun back in his pants, [got] in his car, and drove off. And after that I’ve never approached another artist with, ‘I got something for you.’ Never again.”

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