Audio: Pete Rock – ‘Time Is Illmatic’ (Mixtape)

Time Is Illmatic
In celebration of One9 and Erik Park’s Nas documentary Time Is Illmatic, Pete Rock pays homage to the album with his new mixtape of the same name. Pete Rock’s ‘Time Is Illmatic’ mixtape includes contributions from the holy trinity of producers who contributed to Illmatic (Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, DJ Premier, L.E.S.) and brings things full circle twenty years after Illmatic’s release.

“I was motivated to produce this mixtape because ‘Time Is Ilmatic’ is a part of hip hop history that everyone should know about; and have in both their music and now film collection.” – Pete Rock

Pete Rock, Lecrae & Rapsody: ‘Be Inspired’ (Single Premiere)

Check out this brand new track titled “Be Inspired” featuring The Chocolate Boy Wonder (Pete Rock), Lecrae & Rapsody (Produced by Khrysis)! The Track serves as a song from the upcoming “Jamla Is The Squad” compilation album, which is scheduled to be released on January 28.

Pete Rock’s Vinyl Collection – Crate Diggers

Crate Diggers profiles people with extraordinary vinyl record collections, with owners displaying and telling the stories behind their collections. In this episode Pete Rock, the legendary DJ and producer for rappers like Nas, Notorious B.I.G, and members of the Wu-Tang Clan, talks about his early days with cousin Heavy D, his love of funk, and a rare Marvin Gaye record.