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Watch: Trailer for 'Time is Illmatic' is a Moving Look at Acclaimed Rapper Nas' Life

Photo of Eric Eidelstein By Eric Eidelstein | Indiewire August 29, 2014 at 12:38PM

A documentary that gives us an inside look at one of our most renowned rappers.
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Time Is Illmatic

First premiering at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, "Time is Illmatic," a documentary film named after Nas' first album, explores the professional and personal life of the renowned rapper. 

READ MORE: Tribeca Review: Nas Fans Rejoice! 'Time Is Illmatic' Was Made For You

Directed by multimedia artist One9, the film is an inside look at Nas' beginnings, hardships and successful career. The also happens to come 20 years after Nas released his first album. Other acclaimed contemporary artists such as Pharrell Williams and Alicia Keys appear in the film. 

"Time is Illmatic" will be released to theaters on October 1 and will be released to VOD and other digital platforms on October 3. Check out the trailer below:

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