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MEMORY LANE: Nas Remembers "Illmatic" Moments With Faith Newman Pt. II | The Label Wanted to Drop Me


To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the hip-hop classic Illmatic, we reunited Nasty Nas and Faith Newman, the A&R rep for his debut album. In part two of the five-part series, Faith and Nas reminisce on the days when the album was late and over-budget, and Nas was "going through some things" in life.

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