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Nas with the Rhode Island Philharmonic at Providence Performing Arts Center

Why see Nas with the Rhode Island Philharmonic?

Nas With An Orchestra

In 1994 Nas released his debut album Illmatic. One of the defining records of '90s hip-hop, the album showcased the rapper's meticulous rhymes and cutting social commentary over loose, jazzy beats, on tracks like the iconic 'NY State of Mind'. The album received universal acclaim and is frequently named as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time, cementing his status as one of the genre's most talented voices. Witness legendary tracks from this and the rest of his groundbreaking back-catalog in the grandest fashion, as the seminal rapper performs live with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra!

Nas' musical career kicked off in 1991, and within three years he had released Illmatic. Following on from that highly successful album, Nas' released 'It Was Written' which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and remained there for four weeks, going on to become double platinum and making Nas known internationally. After 13 nominations in a glittering career, he finally won his first Grammy in 2021 for the album King's Diseasehighlighting his continued influence on mainstream music today.

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