Nas Performs 'Illmatic' In Its Entirety at John. F. Kennedy Center (Video)

Nas is undoubtedly one of the greatest emcees to ever pick up a mic, and last Friday night the

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Nas is undoubtedly one of the greatest emcees to ever pick up a mic, and last Friday night the venerable Queens rapper performed his seminal album Illmatic in its entirety at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The event was in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the record, and featured the entire 40-member National Symphony Orchestra. The performance was part of a tour Nas is conducting  to honor the landmark anniversary of Illmatic, and more shows — including a stop at Coachella — are planned.

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