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Illmatic

Album by Nas
2013, 10 tracks, 39 mins 28 sec

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Album Info

"Illmatic"

Artist

Released

  • Jun 14, 2013

Genres

  • Rap

Label

  • Columbia

Producer

  • Faith N. (also exec.)
  • MC Serch (exec.)
  • DJ Premier
  • L.E.S.
  • Pete Rock
  • Large Professor
  • Q-Tip

Studio

  • Battery Studios, Unique Studios, Chung King Studios and D&D Recording in New York

About

Illmatic is the debut studio album by American rapper Nas. It was released on April 19, 1994, by Columbia Records. After signing with the label with the help of MC Serch, Nas recorded the album in 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 DJ Premier, Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, L.E.S. and Nas himself. Styled as a hardcore hip hop album, Illmatic features multi-syllabic internal rhymes and inner-city narratives based on Nas' experiences in Queensbridge, New York.
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