Pete Rock Suing Nas Over Unpaid “The World Is Yours” Royalties Pete Rock has filed a lawsuit against Nas over unpaid royalties. According to Pete Rock and his attorney’s he is owed millions. He has demanded payment several times but to no avail. Pete said, Nas and his people have stonewalled me since 1994. My New Year’s resolution is to be compensated for my hard work on Illmatic. The song, The World Is Yours is one of Nas’ most sampled tracks and has been used by Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Eminem, Rick Ross and was featured in the 2002 movie, Antwone Fisher. Do you think Pete Rock is going to win his lawsuit?