[PHOTOS] Hip Hop Legend Nas Invades Twitter With #AskNas To Celebrate The Release Of ‘Illmatic XX’

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In celebration of one of the most highly acclaimed Hip Hop projects our time, ‘Illmatic’ released in 1994 by Hip Hop legend, Nasir Jones, the Queens rapper took to Twitter today to celebrate the release of ‘Illmatic XX’. ‘Illmatic’ 20 years later features original tracks Hip Hop heads fell in love with in addition to some remixes from the kid. To kick off the illy week, Nas has partnered with iTunes Music and taken to Twitter for an unprecedented #AskNas session…

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#DJFunkFlexApp Album Stream: Nas – Illmatic XX

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The 20th anniversary of Nas’ “Illmatic” is upon us. Nas drops “Illmatic XX” with unreleased, remixed and remastered tracks. It is available now but you can stream it below.

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New Albums In Stores & Online Today, 4/15/14 … Nas, August Alsina & More! [Purchase Links]

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Looking for some new music to add to your playlists? IFWT has you covered! Below, find the purchase links for all of today’s hottest releases, as well as iTunes and Amazon links to search for more.

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(Video) Classic: Watch Nas’ Full ‘Illmatic’ Coachella Set Here!

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The Nas takeover was real last night in Indio California, as the Hip Hop vet rocked the crowd with his Illmatic hits and introduced another Mogul to his spit his verse on the legendary ‘Dead Presidents’ track. Basque in the greatness that was Nas performance last night featuring Hov, without having to get up, below!

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(Video) Jay Z And Beyonce Surprise The 2014 Coachella Crowd!

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In light of the Coachella takeover this weekend, the power couple that is Jay Z and Beyonce have officially given the crowd, the biggest surprise of the music and arts festival! Beyonce and Jay Z touched down on two different stages, at the Coachella festival; Jay served as a special guest during Nas’ set and Bey didn’t even have to sing, to be an attraction during little sis Solange’s set. Check out the performance below.

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(Photos) Nas Brings Out Jay-Z & Diddy At Coachella ?!

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Nas hit the Coachella stage to perform his whole “Illmatic” album as a tribute to it’s 20th anniversary. He surprised the audience, by bringing out Jay-Z to perform “Dead Presidents” and Diddy to perform “Hate Me Now.” To check out pics, click below.

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Nas Admits To Leaking ‘Illmatic’ Before It Came Out!

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In an interview with RevoltTV, Nas unveiled that he had a part in leaking his classic album ‘Illmatic’. The 10 track album, was pushed out quickly because of the leak, and Nas has admitted that although unintentionally he did have parts in the early release. Check out his full response below.

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(Video) Check Out The Trailer For Nas’ ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Documentary!

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As this year marks the 20th anniversary of Nas’ timeless pice ‘Illmatic’, the Hip Hop legend has unveiled the trailer for the documentary focusing on the journey towards making the classic album! Check out the nostalgic moments, in the trailer below and the film debut at the Tribeca Film Festival, in New York on April 16.

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This Is Dope! Attention Nas Fans: If You Want YOUR Baby Picture On The ‘Illmatic’ Cover, Here’s Your Chance!

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Not only is Nas one of the most legendary rappers in the game, but his “Illmatic” album is debatably the best Hip-Hop album to EVER be released. For all the die-hard Nas fans out there (including myself), here’s something cool I had to share with you. In honor of the 20th anniversary of “Illmatic,” not only is Nas going on tour with DJ Premier to perform the album at it’s entirety and re-releasing the project with some never before heard remixes on April 15th, but he’s letting his fans create their OWN version of his classic album-cover.

We all know what Nasir Jones’ baby face looks like from this specific project, but now here’s your chance to make your own Illmatic XX cover art using your own baby picture! The Grand Prize winner will receive two tickets to a Nas concert and an autographed CD and merchant prize pack. Two more First Prize winners will also receive autographed CDs by Nas and merch prize packs, as well. Click below for the link!

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(Video) Nas, Q-Tip & The Roots Perform ‘One Love’ On ‘Fallon’

Nas x Q-Tip x The Roots perform "One Love" on Fallon


In honor of the 20th anniversary of Nas’ classic album “Illmatic,” he hit up ‘Fallon’ along with Q-Tip and The Roots to put on one hell of a performance. The Hip-Hop legends took the stage together to perform “One Love.” Check out the performance below & make sure to cop the deluxe reissue of “Illmatic” on April 15th.

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