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Illmatic

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An Article by Nas: Real Artists Do Real Things

In honor of Nas' 43rd born day, we present an article he wrote for us back in 2014
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Contact High: The Shoot That Made Nas Illmatic

Lisa Leone takes us back to '94 with iconic shots of a young Nasir Jones recording his debut studio album.
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Cookin’ Soul “SoulMatic” Instrumentals

Cookin' Soul? You can always make room for seconds.
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Nas “Time Is Illmatic” Trailer and Tour Dates

Find out bow the streets of Queensbridge inspired Nas to craft a hip hop classic.
Nas released the video for "Represent" from Illmatic XX Music

Premiere: Nas “Represent” Video

Straight up, Sh*t Is Real.
David Letterman interviews Dave Chappelle News

Dave Chappelle Gets Real With David Letterman

Dave vs Dave
Nas talks about Illmatic on NPR's Microphone Talks series News

Nas Talks Hip Hop History With Tribe’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad

Microphone check with God's Son.
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Nas Brings Out Damian Marley & Lauryn Hill At Coachella

Nas returns to Coachella with new surprises on the anniversary of Illmatic.
Represent Ilmmatic Contest Image Contest

Nas & Mass Appeal Presents: The Represent Illmatic Video Contest

Whatever you do, make it Illmatic.
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Nas “Time Is Illmatic” (Documentary Trailer)

The Story of the Street's Disciple.
Nas Google Play Illmatic xx Mini-Doc 2014 Video

ScHoolBoy Q, Kendrick Lamar & Tech N9ne Weigh In on the Legacy of Illmatic

It ain't hard to tell.
Nas Q-Tip One Love with The Roots Music Video

Nas and Q-Tip Perform “One Love” & “The World Is Yours” With The Roots

What up kid?
Mass Appeal premieres Nas' It Ain't Hard To Tell Remix from Illmatic XX Music

Premiere: Nas “It Ain’t Hard To Tell (Remix)”

Nas excels.
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Footage of Nas Performing at The Fever in 1993

Check out some unearthed archive footage of a young Nasty Nas performing "Illmatic" cuts at The Fever in 1993.