The rapper Nas performs the song One Mic, which was released on his 2002 album Stillmatic. The song was written and produced by Nasir Jones (aka Nas) and Chucky Thompson. It was the second single off the album; the first was Got Ur Self A... and the second was Made You Look.
One Mic samples a 1981 song from Phil Collins, In the Air Tonight. The lyrics to One Mic talk about how Nas wants a simple life and the obstacles that prevent that life. The song debuted at number 79 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and peaked at number 43.