Watch Nas Perform 'Illmatic' in Full With the National Symphony Orchestra

Alongside a few exclusive interviews.

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Last month, PBS announced hip-hop legend Nas would be featured on an episode of Great Performances, where he performs his classic album Illmatic alongside the National Symphony Orchestra. The installment aired on February 2 and is now streaming in its entirety online.

The performance has interviews with Nas and the orchestra spliced in, as well as a few clips of the artist during his beginning years in Queens. Check out the episode above and share your thoughts below. In other news, Nas will be featured alongside several rappers in Netflix’s new series Rapture.

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