Nas ‘Illmatic’ 25th Anniversary special with DJ Gilla & Mr Thing // 30-04-2019

Show from DJ Gilla, A&R/founder of First Word Records. Known for his eclectic and floor-filling sets, Gilla’s style takes in soul, beats, hip hop, jazz and beyond. Special guest Mr Thing (BBE/First Word) will be joining Gilla this month to take a look back at one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time. Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ is revered as a seminal rap record, with production from heavyweights Large Professor, Pete Rock, DJ Premier Q Tip and L.E.S. They’ll be looking back at the genesis of the record, revisiting the sample sources and talking about the lasting impact of an all time classic.

Jaubi - Lahore State Of Mind [Astigmatic Records]
Main Source - Live At The BBQ [Wild Pitch Records]
MC Search - Back To The Grill [Def Jam Recordings]
Visioneers - World Is Yours [Barely Breaking Even]
Will Sessions - The World Is Yours [Fat Beats Records]
Nas - It Ain't Hard To Tell (Large Professor Remix) [Legacy Recordings]
The Blue Jays - What Do You Want [Addictive]
Nas - Memory Lane (Sittin' In Da Park) [Legacy Recordings]
Scientifik - I Ain't The Damn One [Traffic Entertainment Group]
Nas - One Love [Legacy Recording]
Nas - Represent [Legacy Recordings]
Chris Stein - Subway Theme [Self-Released]
Amy Winehouse - In My Bed (CJ Remix) [Universal Island Records]
Elzhi - Halftime [The JAE.B Group]
Nas Feat. National Symphony Orchestra - Halftime (Live) [Legacy Recordings]
Nas Feat. National Symphony Orchestra - N.Y. State Of Mind (Live) [Legacy Recordings]
Jaubi & Al Dobson Jr. - Lahore State Of Mind (Al Dobson Jr Remix) [Astigmatic Records]
Joe Chambers - Mind Rain [Muse Records]
Nas - N.Y State of Mind [Legacy Recordings]
B.A Badd Feat. Carel - Our World [B.A Badd]
Nas - The World Is Yours [Legacy Recordings]
Nas - The World Is Yours (Q-Tip Remix) [Legacy Recordings]
The Gap Band - Yearning For Your Love [Mercury Records]
Nas Feat. AZ - Life's A Bitch [Legacy Recordings]
Jimmy Gordon - Walter L [Flying Dutchman]
Nas - One Time 4 Your Mind [Legacy Recordings]
Nas Feat. National Symphony Orchestra - One Time 4 Your Mind (Live) [Legcacy Recordings]
Nas - If I Ruled The World (Imagine That) [Columbia]
Nas - Nas Is Like [Columbia]
Nas - Halftime [Legacy Recordings]
Swizz Beatz Feat. Nas - Echo [Epic/Swizz Beatz Production]

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