Great Performances

Nas on Collaborating with the National Symphony Orchestra

Preview: Season 45 Episode 14 | 2m

Nas reflects on partnering with the Kennedy Center to perform a symphonic version of "Illmatic" with the National Symphony Orchestra. Steven Reineke discusses branching out into hip-hop and rap for the first time as a classical orchestra conductor. Great Performances — Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop premieres nationwide Friday, February 2 at 9PM on PBS (check local listings).

Aired: 02/02/18

Rating: NR

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