• Watch Trailer of Nas Performing ‘Illmatic' With National Symphony Orchestra

    9 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Nas linked up with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC to perform a symphonic rendition of his debut album Illmatic , which dropped in 1994. The Queensbridge rapper and the NSO perform some of his most popular songs including “N.Y. State of Mind,” “The World is Yours,” “Memory Lane ” and “It Ain't Hard to Tell.”
    "It's crazy, you know, I wrote this in the projects in New York City." Nas says in the trailer. "Here we are in the capital of America, Washington, DC, and, you know, a bunch of white people with strings and all that, playing this album, and they...
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