Video: Nas Talks “One Love” And “Halftime” Inspiration

    In addition to the likes of Jay-Z and Lil Wayne, you can officially add Nas to the list of huge rappers playing SXSW. The Queensbridge native will perform his classic debut, Illmatic, with a live band on Saturday night at the Moody Theater. And in anticipation of the performance, the folks running the show, Vevo, sat down with Nasir to have him break down some of the album’s tracks. Here, we get to hear the inspiration behind “One Love” and “Halftime” and, really, we could probaby listen to dude talk about Illmatic until we passed out from exhaustion. Watch the clips below. [Complex]