You can’t argue withNas‘Illmatic. It came, it conquered, it changed everything in its wake.
One of the most ambitious projects in hip-hop’s increasingly not-so-brief history,Illmaticdeserves every ounce of critical fawning that it’s received. Nowit’s been given the documentary treatment, in the form of a piece calledNas: Time Is Illmatic.
The 74-minute film now has a new official trailer ahead of its theater release.
The film findsNasreturning to his Queensbridge roots, where he details his rise to fame and the challenges he faced along the way. Expect gripping stories of a young man’s adversity comingface to facewith his raw talent, all beforea major label signing changed his life at age 20.
Watch the trailer here.