Nas’s documentary on the iconic Illmatic album entitled Nas: Time is Illmatic, opened at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.
The film will release at select theaters on October 1st and iTunes on October 3rd.
Twenty years after the release of Illmatic, this 74-minute film will showcase the hip-hop icon Nas, as he returns to his Queensbridge home, and shares stories on his rise to fame and dilemmas he faced before signing onto Columbia records at the age of 20.
The film will feature interviews with The Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, DJ Premier, Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys and other figures in the hip-hop industry.
As well as the film being showcased at Tribeca Film Festival, Nas will embark on a 14-city tour where the entire film will be shown and the full album of Illmatic will be preformed.