Nashas been celebrating the 20th anniversary of the release of his classic debut Illmatic all year and recently gave fans the opportunity to bring one of the album's scriptures, "Represent," to life in the visual form. The lucky winner was Brian Katz, who directed the video along with Mass Appeal's Jason Goldwatch. Taking the song to new heights, the video takes a wild spin as it follows the plot of the soundtrack to 1924 film The Thief of Bagdad, whichDJ Premier sampled for the heralded track.
As Nas continues to look back on his masterpiece, let's take a look at some of his other songs that deserve a visual backdrop. — Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)
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