Throwback Thursday Album Review: Illmatic

Introduction

Illmatic is the legendary debut album of the incredible lyricist Nas. At the age of 17 the artist started to write the project showing his natural and amazing talent as one of the greatest Hip-Hop artists to ever pick up the microphone.

Summary

The album is one of the most well known albums to ever be released within the Hip-Hop community. It is a massive piece of New York and east coast rap and was a building block at the time in shaping the east coast sound. Nas’ flow is smooth and executed perfectly over classic New York beats, which have been remixed hundreds of time since, due to their amazing production quality.

Continue reading Throwback Thursday Album Review: Illmatic