Nas Discusses ‘Illmatic’ Milestone With Zane Lowe


Nas’ debut album Illmatic celebrates its 20th anniversary this month, and the Queens native is commemorating his first album with a special re-release of that classic project on Apr. 15. But with great achievement come hectic promo runs. After stopping by Real Time with Bill Maher and The Tonight Show, God’s Son sat down with famed journalist Zane Lowe, to discuss the makings of Illmatic, detail his musical influences at the time to working with popular producers like DJ Premier and Large Professor. Stream the interview below.