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S45 Ep14: Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Ho

Two decades after the album’s critically acclaimed release, Nas teamed up with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, to stage a symphonic rendition of “Illmatic,” one of the most revered albums in hip-hop history. Great Performances — Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop premieres Friday, February 2 at 9PM on PBS (check local listings).

Premiere Date: February 2, 2018 | Runtime: 00:52:06

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