Apple Music Celebrated The 25th Anniversary of Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ on Beats 1 W/ Ebro [Listen]

Ebro Darden recently hosted a special segment during his show on Apple Music’s Beats 1 today to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Nas’ seminal debut album, Illmatic (originally released April 19, 1994). The show found Ebro guiding listeners on a journey through the album in its entirety, featuring exclusive commentary about Illmatic’s legacy from three of the album’s legendary producers—DJ Pete Rock, DJ Premier & Large Professor. Illmatic‘s Executive Producer Faith Newman and journalist/media personality Miss Info — who wrote the acclaimed Illmatic 5 Mic album review for The Source magazine in 1994 — also weighed in.