When Nas was just 19 years old, he composed what would become one of hip-hop’s defining masterpieces, Illmatic. To mark its 20th anniversary, Nas delivers a standout performance alongside the National Symphony Orchestra at Washington DC’s Kennedy Center. With conductor Steven Reineke taking the orchestra through arrangements of beats by DJ Premier and Large Professor, Nas delivers impassioned renditions of tracks like . State of Mind, The World Is Yours, and Memory Lane (Sittin’ in Da Park)
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Twenty-five years after the album’s critically acclaimed release, Hip Hop icon Nas teams up with the NSO to stage a symphonic rendition of Illmatic, one of the most revered albums in Hip Hop history. NSO National Trustees' Summer Music Institute Orchestra (Classical Concert). This wild adventure features actors, puppets, and a quintet of woodwind and brass musicians from the National Symphony Orchestra.
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backed by the National Symphony Orchestra. Watch it above via Billboard. The clip shows classic footage from the beginnings of Nas's career, juxtaposed with clips of the rapper warming up and eventually performing "The World Is Yours" from Illmatic. I hope the audience look at me like Yo, look at this kid from the hood on the stage where he belongs," Nas says in the trailer.
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Great Performances - Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop. Air date: 02/02/2018. Two decades after the album’s critically acclaimed release, hip-hop artist Nas teamed up with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, to stage a symphonic rendition of Illmatic, one of the most revered albums in hip-hop history. The new concert film Great Performances - Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop captures the energy and nostalgia of this collaborative performance and premieres nationwide Friday, February 2 at 9 . on PBS (check local listings).
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