Always yearning for nostalgia, here’s the making of a classic. Hopefully this will inspire some folks to make their own timeless compositions. This promo video for Nas’ Illmatic illustrates the making of the album utilizing stories from the producers involved with the project. Besides a 20 year old Nas, Highlights include a young DJ Premier, Q-Tip, Pete Rock, Large Professor, and L.E.S.
362 thoughts on “Throwback Production Video: Making of Illmatic”
but wouldn’t you rather hear some new weezy with the vocoder on?
I’m in the minority here but the production on Illmatic hasn’t aged well to me. Never was a terribly “huge” fan of it.
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