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Nas with the 20th Anniversary Celebration of ILLMATIC (Matt Salacuse - Nas Lounge)

One Mic: NSO Pops: Nas with the 20th Anniversary Celebration of ILLMATIC / Steven Reineke, conductor

The NSO Pops venture into the realm of hip-hop with famed rapper and actor Nas, who marks the 20th anniversary of his debut album Illmatic and launches the Kennedy Center's One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide celebration.

  • Mar. 28 - 29, 2014
  • Concert Hall
  • Approx. 80 minutes
  • $20.00 - $125.00
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The NSO Pops enter exciting new musical territory when they welcome Nas--actor, rapper, multi-platinum recording artist, and son of Harlem-based bandleader Olu Dara--to kick off the Kennedy Center festival One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide! Their program is a 20th anniversary symphonic celebration of Nas's debut album and instant classic Illmatic, "a densely textured, deeply lyrical portrait of life in Long Island City's Queensbridge projects" (The New York Times).

PLEASE NOTE: This concert contains explicit language.

Performance Timing: Approximately 80 minutes with NO intermission.  NOTE: There will be continuous late seating throughout the performance.

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