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Throwback Thursday: Nas Dropped “Illmatic” – April 19th 1994

Today in 1994, Nas dropped his studio album “Illmatic” with Columbia Records. 24 years ago today, the album consists of 10 tracks. As an East Coast rapper back in the day, Nas was the truth beyond many artists. He began recording at the age of 17 years old! Illmatic sold about 60,000 copies its first week. Despite low sales, critics were wowed by his talents and work.

Nas and Prodigy of Mobb Deep


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