Review #44: Illmatic, Nas
#44: Illmatic, Nas
Let’s see. At this point I’m about four or five hours into my road trip. The Low End Theory, a rap album I had absolutely no prior experience with, was a joyful surprise. So I was optimistic going into Illmatic.
I’d heard of Nas but was not sure who he was — Wikipedia says that he is “regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time,” and who am I to question Wikipedia?