Nas has released the trailer for his upcoming PBS concert film that sees the Queens emcee pairing up with the National Symphony Orchestra for a unique performance of his classic album Illmatic.
Titled Great Performances — Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop, the Mass Appeal production finds the rapper performing his 1994 masterpiece at the renowned venue in Washington D.C.
“It’s crazy, you know, I wrote this in the projects in New York City. Here we are in the capital of America, Washington, DC, and, you know, a bunch of white people with strings and all that, playing this album, and they feeling it,” Nas says of the collaboration in the trailer.
Great Performances — Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop will air February 2nd at 9 P.M. EST.
Check out the trailer above.