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Nas Illmatic VINYL


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Illmatic is the debut album of American rapper Nas released in 1994. After signing to the label with the help of MC Serch, Nas recorded the album during 1992 and 1993 at Chung King Studios, D&D Recording, Battery Studios, and Unique Recording Studios in New York City. Its production was handled by Nas, Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, L.E.S., and DJ Premier. Styled as a hardcore hip hop album, Illmatic features multi-syllabic internal rhyme patterns and inner city narratives based on Nas’ experiences in Queensbridge, New York.

Since its initial reception, Illmatic has been recognized by writers and music critics as a landmark album in East Coast hip hop. Its influence on subsequent hip hop artists has been attributed to the album’s production and Nas’ lyricism. It also contributed to the revival of the New York City rap scene, introducing a number of stylistic trends to the region. The album remains one of the most widely celebrated albums in hip hop history, appearing on numerous best album lists by critics and publications.

Track Listing
1 The Genesis
2 N.Y. State Of Mind
3 Life’s A Bitch
4 The World Is Yours
5 Halftime
6 Memory Lane (Sittin’ In Da Park)
7 One Love
8 One Time 4 Your Mind
9 Represent
10 It Ain’t Hard To Tell

Artist: Nas
Title: Illmatic
Genre: Rap / Hip Hop
Release Date: 19 April 1994
Attributes: Discs:1
Label: Columbia Records
Product Type: Vinyl
Catalogue: 4759591
Import: Yes
UPC: 5099747595912


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