Unknown Orchestra presents: The Story Of Illmatic - Live

Unknown Orchestra presents: The Story Of Illmatic - Live

There are few albums more important in the history of hip-hop than Illmatic. Nas’ debut album combined hard-hitting rhymes about Nasir Jones’ youth in Queensbridge, New York, with production from a selection of some of the biggest producers in the game. DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Large Professor and Q-Tip all joined with Nas himself in making the album, which was lauded by critics for its amalgamation of funk, jazz and vintage samples.

The songs were praised for the Nas’s delivery and vocal style, ...

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189 attendees (None invited)

Venue

The Jazz Cafe
5 Parkway, Camden Town