20th anniversary edition of Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ streaming online – listen

'Illmatic XX' features a bonus disc of rarities and remixes

The 20th anniversary reissue of Nas‘ 1994 album ‘Illmatic’ is streaming online. Scroll down to listen now.

Titled ‘Illmatic XX’, the anniversary edition of Nas’ debut album features a bonus disc of rarities and remixes. In addition, a film about the making of the album will be released this year, called Time Is Illmatic.

Nas will perform ‘Illmatic’ in full when he headlines this year’s Lovebox festival in London. He will join Chase & Status, The Horrors, A$AP Rocky, Joey Bada$$, Katy B, Banks, Mount Kimbie, and Sub Focus on the bill at Victoria Park between July 18-19.

This past weekend Nas brought ‘Illmatic’ to Coachella, bringing out Jay Z and Puff Daddy to the stage for his performance at the US festival.

The ‘Illmatic XX’ tracklisting is:

Disc One:
‘The Genesis’
‘NY State Of Mind’
‘Life’s A Bitch’
‘The World Is Yours’
‘Memory Lane (Sittin’ In Da Park)’
‘One Love’
‘One Time 4 Your Mind’
‘It Ain’t Hard To Tell’

Disc Two:
‘I’m a Villain’ (previously unreleased)
The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show on WKCR October 28, 1993 (previously unreleased freestyle)
‘Halftime’ (Butcher Remix)
‘It Ain’t Hard To Tell’ (Remix) (promo single)
‘One Love’ (LG Main Mix)
‘Life’s A Bitch’ (Arsenal Mix) (promo single)
‘One Love’ (One L Main Mix)
‘The World Is Yours’ (Tip Mix)
‘It Ain’t Hard To Tell’ (The Stink Mix) (UK single)
‘It Ain’t Hard To Tell’ (The Laidback Remix) (UK single)

Last year Nas was named the best rapper of all time in a poll voted for by NME.COM readers. Check out Greatest Rappers Ever – Voted For By You