NSO Pops: Nas with the 20th Anniversary Celebration of ILLMATIC / Steven Reineke, conductor

The NSO Pops venture into the realm of hip-hop with famed rapper and actor Nas, who marks the 20th anniversary of his debut album Illmatic and launches the Kennedy Center's weeklong celebration One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide.

The NSO Pops enter exciting new musical territory when they welcome Nas--actor, rapper, multi-platinum recording artist, and son of Harlem-based bandleader Olu Dara--to kick off the Kennedy Center festival One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide! Their program is a 20th anniversary symphonic celebration of Nas's debut album and instant classic Illmatic, "a densely textured, deeply lyrical portrait of life in Long Island City's Queensbridge projects" (The New York Times).

  • Mar. 28 - 29, 2014
  • Concert Hall
  • Approx. 2 hours
  • $20.00 - $85.00

We can't wait! How are about you?

Source: http://www.kennedy-center.org/events/?even...