“Dawg, I was naming my album Life Is Good because of how happy I am about how happy things have turned out,” Nas answered. “Sometimes I may wake up and wish my kids were living with me. That’s the only thing, you know what I mean? Our loved ones that are not around no more, like my mom. That’s the only thing. But other than that, everything is great, even when I’m alone. Even when there’s no one around.”
Along with the massive story on Nas—which includes a story on the Queens rapper reflecting on the 20 year, 15 year, 10 year and 5 year anniversary of his respective milestone releases, “Live at the Barbeque”, It Was Written, Stillmatic and Hip-Hop Is Dead.