Twenty years after the release of the stellar Illmatic, Nas: Time Is Illmatic takes the viewer into the heart of his creative process creating this masterpiece. Returning to his childhood home in Queensbridge, Nas shares stories of his upbringing, his influences from the music of his jazz musician father Olu Dara to the burgeoning Hip-Hop scene in NYC and the obstacles he faced before his major label signing at age 20. The documentary directed by One9 features interviews with Illmatic producers DJ Premier, L.E.S., Pete Rock, Large Professor, Q-Tip, and musical peers including Pharrell Williams and Alicia Keys, Nas: Time Is Illmatic is a thrilling account of Nas' evolution from a young street poet to a visionary. The film will open on October 1 via Tribeca Film, keep an eye out for European dates.
TIME IS ILLMATIC (TRAILER)
This entry was posted on September 2, 2014.