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Nas Talks Making ‘Illmatic” (Video)

Posted By on August 17, 2011

Nas, one of hip-hop’s most respected emcees, is set to hit Rock The Bells stages across the country, performing his classic debut album, Illmatic, in full. In this exclusive interview Nas breaks down the making of his debut, from Q-Tip’s original idea behind, “One Love,” to DJ Premier’s integral part in crafting the album’s often-imitated sound. (FUSE)

Nas – Talks Making "Illmatic"