Originally Posted by rakimkoolgrapwutang
ur getting all mixed up. im pretty sure i remember that interview. rza said that gza was the first person to do a song where something is something else. it can be taken two ways. he said that all started with labels and influenced nas to make i gave u power (this is actually wrong though mc shan did the first allegory with this song
rza then talked about how nas was the first guy to write a story as a letter. and that this influenced 'stan'.
I remember that interview with Allhiphop I think. He said this actually in more interviews, he always mentions Labels when he's talking about GZA. Nas was superior to MC Crackhead but he was influenced by it for sure.