SummaryReturning to his childhood home in Queensbridge, rap musician Nas shares stories of his upbringing, his influences--from the music of his jazz musician father Olu Dara to the burgeoning hip hop scene in New York City--and the obstacles he faced before his major label signing at age twenty. Features interviews with his Illmatic producers, Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, L.E.S., and DJ Premier, and musical peers, including Pharrell Williams and Alicia Keys.
Rap musicians -- United States -- Biography.
|Publisher|| New York, NY :2015
|Other Titles|| Time is illmatic
director, screenwriter, producer.
One9 (Director), director, producer, editor of moving image work.
Tribeca Productions, production company.
Illa Films, production company.
Kino Lorber, Inc., publisher.
Writer, Erik Parker ; producers, Erik Parker, One9, Anthony Saleh ; original music, B. Satz ; director of photography, Frank Larson ; editors, David Zieff, One9, John Kanellids.
Originally produced in 2014.
Extras: remembering Illmatic; deleted scenes; Hennessy presents a look inside Nas: time is illmatic; Nas, twenty years later; trailer.
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
1 videodisc (74 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.