Illmatic

Nas Says New York City Wrote ‘Illmatic’
Nas joined BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe for an in-depth interview about the making of and the impact of Illmatic, as it nears its 20th anniversary. During the sit-down, Nas discussed the changes in New York City over the last 20 years and how the crack epidemic and poor economic state of …
By The Numbers: Nas’ First Six Platinum Albums
Nas is credited for dropping arguably the best debut album in hip-hop history with Illmatic. After his classic 1994 release, the Queensbridge storyteller followed up with five more platinum solo albums in a ten-year span, pioneering a run that only Jay Z, Kanye West and Snoop Dogg have matched as th…
Gunplay Reveals His Five Favorite Street Albums
Richard Morales, better known as Gunplay, has been a part of Rick Ross' superstar Maybach Music Group crew since virtually the beginning. Early on, he was known as a member of Triple C's but later on broke out as a solo act to start his own path...
AZ “Genesis”
Love Sosa? The Visualiza returns with this brand new freestyle over Nas' classic joint on Illmatic...

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