Nas, Pete Rock

One9 (director), Erik Parker (writer and producer) & Nas film documentary, Time Is Illmatic, takes you into the heart of Nas’ creative process for his groundbreaking and undisputed classic debut (Illmatic) and it is a thrilling account of his evolution from a young street poet to a visionary emcee; and today Pete Rock pays homage to the album and film with his brand new Time Is Illmatic mixtape.

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Pete Rock’s new Time Is Illmatic mixtape includes contributions from the holy trinity of producers who contributed to Illmatic (Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, DJ Premier, L.E.S.) and brings things full circle twenty years after Illmatic’s release.

Pete Rock adds “I was motivated to produce this mixtape because Time Is Ilmatic is a part of hip hop history that everyone should know about; and have in both their music and now film collection.

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