NaS wasn't a gangster and neither was Ice Cube or Dr.Dre, they were simply perpetuating the lifestyle and gang culture to connect to their audience so they could feel their pain and use it to sell records to feed their families. It is what it is.
LOLOLOLOLOL @ niggas thinking these muthafuckas actually did everything they said they did in their raps. Niggas should have the sense by now. It's entertainment. This is like kids finding out Santa Claus and the tooth fairy aren't real. Some dudes really lived it but 98% never did.