Video: Nas Performs “Illmatic” And Premieres “Time Is Illmatic” At The Tribeca Film Festival

Written by Nigel D. / 04.18.14


Last night Nas premiered the documentary, “Time Is Illmatic,” at the opening night of the 2014 Tribeca Films Festival. The documentary celebrates the 20th anniversary of Nas debut album, “Illmatic.” Pete Rock, Large Professor, DJ Premier, Robert De Niro, Alcia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Fabolous and film maker Erik Parker were in attendance.

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Last night Tribeca Film Festival & Hennessy kicked off opening night with “Time is Illmatic” featuring NAS, the face of the brands award-winning “Never stop. Never settle.” campaign. The party continued at Providence night club where D-Nice spun tunes and guests enjoyed specialty Hennessy cocktails.

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Video: Nas Reflects On His Debut Album On Fuse’s “Illmatic At 20″

Written by Nigel D. / 04.16.14

Nas and several others from music industry reflect on, “Illmmatic.” Check part two and three below.

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Video: Nas Performs At Coachella 2014 (Brings Out Jay Z & Diddy)

Written by Nigel D. / 04.13.14

Nas closed day 2 of Coachella with some help from Jay Z and Diddy.

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Trailer: Time Is Illmatic Documentary

Written by Nigel D. / 04.11.14

Time Is Illmatic is a feature length documentary film, told through the lens of rapper NAS and his bluesman father OLU DARA, which deconstructs Nas’ indelible rap album Illmatic and the socio-economic and cultural conditions that inspired it.

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Video: Illmatic XX (Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q & More Speak On Illmatic)

Written by Nigel D. / 04.11.14

Check out our special feature with Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q and more as they reflect on the twentieth anniversary of “Illmatic”.

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Audio: Zane Lowe Interviews Nas About The 20th Anniversary Of Illmatic

Written by Nigel D. / 04.08.14

Zane chats to Nas about the 20th Anniversary of Illmatic and working with DJ Premier, Large Professor, Pete Rock and Q-Tip.

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Video: Nas & Q-Tip Perform “One Love” On The Jimmy Fallon Show

Written by Nigel D. / 04.08.14

Nas performs the classic, “One Love,” with Q-Tip & The Roots on the Jimmy Fallon show. 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Nas’ debut album, “Illmatic.”

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