Nas Illmatic Australian Tour Adelaide & 2nd Sydney Show Added

Illmatic. Just the sound of that word would send a flood of emotions into the mind of any self-respecting hip-hop head. Illmatic is arguably the most revered rap album in the genre’s history by one of the greatest MCs ever to touch the mic. And for the first time ever, Nas will perform Illmatic live in Australia from start to finish. To celebrate the album’s twentieth anniversary, Nas has taken his sold out Illmatic tour all over the globe during the past year to enormous critical acclaim, and now it’s Australia’s turn. Off the back of his recently-announced headlining slot … Continue reading Nas Illmatic Australian Tour Adelaide & 2nd Sydney Show Added

Just Announced: Nas New Melbourne Sideshow + Sydney Show Sold Out

Illusive, Frontier Touring and Niche are elated to announce that legendary New York MC Nas will be performing a one-night-only Sugar Mountain sideshow at the Forum Theatre on Sunday 25 January, the day after his headline performance at the much-hyped boutique festival. As with every performance on the Australian tour, he will be performing his 1994 magnum opus Illmatic in full, along with other Nas classics. Illmatic is arguably the most revered rap album in the genre’s history by one of the greatest ever to touch the mic. To celebrate the album’s twentieth anniversary, Nas has taken his sold out … Continue reading Just Announced: Nas New Melbourne Sideshow + Sydney Show Sold Out

Spotify Presents Landmark The Real Story of Nas’ Illmatic

Spotify recently announced that Nas’ groundbreaking debut album Illmatic will be the next installment of the Landmark series. Spotify Landmark presents the stories behind some of the greatest moments in music, told by the people who made them. In this edition, Landmark will feature Nas, Large Professor (mentor, producer, and collaborator on Illmatic), Faith Newman (Columbia A&R for Nas), Pete Rock (producer and collaborator on Illmatic; member of Pete Rock & CL Smooth), and DJ Premier (acclaimed producer and member of Gang Starr). Illmatic XX was released on April 15th by SONY Legacy. This exclusive collection features several rare remixes, … Continue reading Spotify Presents Landmark The Real Story of Nas’ Illmatic