PBS Announces "Illmatic" Concert Special With Nas & National Symphony Orchestra

Washington, D.C. – Nas’ debut album, Illmatic, has become a bona fide Hip Hop classic since its 1994 release. Now, a new PBS special willrevisit its 20-year anniversary performance where Nas teamed up with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. in 2014.

PBS will broadcast the special event on February 2 as part itsGreat Performances series. Titled Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop,the Mass Appeal production isdirected by Jason Goldwatch, and executive produced by Nas, Anthony Saleh and Peter Bittenbender.

Throughout the set, expect the Queens Hip Hop icon to perform songs likeN.Y. State Mind, The World is Yours, Memory Lane (Sittin In Da Park) and It Aint Hard to Tell.”

Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop will air on PBS on February 2 at 9 p.m. ET and will be available to stream on February 3 on PBS’ website.

Watch the trailer above.