Here Are Words From Nas During the Illmatic Era, Raw and Uncut (Video)

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Today (4/19) is the 20th anniversary of the release of Nas’ Illmatic. As part of our celebration of this landmark date for Hip-Hop, here’s an amazing extended look at Nas in the Illmatic era. In this candid interview, young Nas talks about the Hip-Hop legacy of Queensbridge, how he connected with Large Professor, the death of Ill Will, cops being the enemy and much more. This is Nas raw and uncut. Check out the video.

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