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Comprehensive yet brisk, Nas: Time Is Illmatic offers an absorbing look at a hip-hop classic and the life of the artist who made it. Read critic reviews

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Rapper Nas recalls his youth in his city's housing projects, his parents' influence and the recording of his 1994 debut album, "Illmatic."

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Nas
Swizz Beatz
One9
Director
Erik Parker
Writer
One9
Producer
Erik Parker
Producer
Frank Larson
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David Zieff
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One9
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Critic Reviews for Time Is Illmatic

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  • Mar 25, 2016
    An informative and revealing documentary that takes a thrilling look at an artist's life and the many factors that motivated him to create such an extremely influential album regarded ever since its birth as a seminal piece of artistic cry against social oppression.
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