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15 hrs ago | Billboard

Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic': An Inside Look At the Tribeca Film Fest Premiere, Concert

"Time Is "Illmatic," the documentary about Nas' 1994 debut album, lived up to its name last night.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas, Illmatic, Theater, Arts, Hip-Hop

19 hrs ago | HipHopDx

[Interviews] Large Professor Confirms Refusing "Illmatic" Executive Producer Credit

Exclusive: Large Professor looks back on meeting Nas outside of John Brown High School, cutting his demo tape and details from the "Illmatic" recording sessions.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas, Hip-Hop

Tue Apr 15, 2014

AllHipHop.com

Nas Didn't Like "One Time 4 Your Mind",...

Today , Nas released the 20th anniversary commemorative album for Illmatic. Spotify rounded up Large Professor, Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Nas and the woman who signed Nas to Columbia, Faith Newman to discuss secrets behind the making of the greatest rap album of all time.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas, Illmatic, Hip-Hop

HipHopDx

[Interviews] Pete Rock Recalls Making "The World Is Yours" In Under 10 Minutes

Exclusive: Pete Rock looks back on his work with Roy Ayers, Heavy D and reveals how close Notorious B.I.G. came to rhyming over "The Main Ingredient."

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Roy Ayers, Jazz, Soul, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Rap, Nas

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Spin

Stream Roc Marciano-Featuring Group the U.N.'s Reissue of 'UN Or U Out'

Ten years ago the U.N., a rap group consisting of Dino Brave, Mike Raw, Laku, and most notably, Roc Marciano , released a little record titled UN Or U Out .

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Pete Rock Reveals EP Work With De La Soul & "Soul Survivor 3"

Exclusive: Pete Rock explains why Nas' "Illmatic" still holds appeal after 20 years and announces a pair of upcoming releases.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Rap, Nas, Black Entertainment, Mount Vernon, NY, Vernon, NY, Pete Rock & CL Smooth

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Monterey County Herald

The geography of sound: CSUMB grad follows a musical compass

It all started while he was playing music in New Zealand. Or maybe it was in his hometowon of Stockton.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Entertainment

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