Nas Speaks On ‘Illmatic’

    As we previously reported, the lineup for this year’s Rock the Bells is killer as it boasts the likes of Black Star, Cypress Hill, Mobb Deep, Erykah Badu, Blu and Exile, Slaughterhouse, Black Moon, Freddie Gibbs, Roc Marciano, and Souls of Mischief. It also features Nas, who is performing his classic debut, Illmatic, in its entirety. And as a promo for the festival, he sat down to discuss the album. The interview features Nas’ explanation on why he shouts out his friends and family, his decision to work with DJ Premier, and how “One Love” came together.

    You can watch the video below.