Thursday, November 20, 2008

Nas Illmatic Remix Jawn! Live Video by G-Light films

On May 29, 2008 Inner Loop Records threw a show @ Rock-N-Roll Hotel celebrating the classic Nas "Illmatic" album. We got a hold of some of the dopest DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia) cats to remix the classic album and we threw it together on CD and performed it all live. This was the first time this concept had been attempted and the first of many more remake albums to come as we are gearing up for the Jay-Z "Reasonable Doubt" joint in January. Producers such as Kev Brown, Best Kept Secret, J-$crilla, Overok, Judah, NFinit, Oddisee and more remixed the original samples and had emcees like Ra The MC, Sketch, K-Beta, R.E.U.B., Kambir, Team Demo and Shaka perform their own takesm and own lyrics, of the classic wordplay Nas invoked. The album was put up on blogs from Japan to Germany to Australia to Russia to the good ol USA and though its hard to guage the amount of total downloads and listens we can tell you that on its been listened to over 260,000 times and downloaded nearly 60,000 times. The night is summed up here on video thanks to G-Light Films and

5.29.08 Illmatic Remix Party from Inner Loop Records on Vimeo.

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