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Nas & Michael Eric Dyson Discuss Illmatic At Georgetown [VIDEO]


Some didn’t think Hip-Hop would last 20 years, or that the culture would let alone be able to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nas’ classic debut Illmatic. The Queensbridge rapper discussed about the album with professor Michael Eric Dyson at Georgetown University.

Lehigh University professor James Peterson moderated the conversation, which spoke on topics much greater than Nas’ 1994 LP. A packed house witnesses the respective intellectuals delve into talks about the ecological factors that affect the imprisonment of minorities and poor whites, and a host of other societal issues.

Get enlightened in via the hour-long clip below.

Photo: Georgetown University

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  • Angelica

    Touched on amazing topics. This was great man! Please post more like this!