The Nas documentary ‘Time Is Illmatic’ has received much acclaim from fans and critics alike. Now it earns a new distinction as the legendary Pete Rock felt compelled to create a new mixtape to celebrate the film.
“I was motivated to produce this mixtape because Time is Ilmatic is a part of hip-hop history that everyone should know about; and have in both their music and now film collection,” he revealed.
The hip-hop veteran enlists the entire lineup of producers behind the classic album to provide this unique listening experiencing for every hip-hop head who knows ‘Illmatic’ by heart. Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Q-Tip, Large Professor and L.E.S. all contribute introductions for their respective tracks on Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ while the “Soul Brother #1? blends it all together.
Listen to Pete Rock’s ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Mixtape