Time Is Illmatic is a feature length documentary film, told through the lens of rapper NAS and his bluesman father OLU DARA, which deconstructs
Nas' indelible rap album Illmatic and the socio-economic and cultural conditions that inspired it.
One9 is an award winning multimedia artist, director and editor. His clients have included Google, PBS, Viacom, Sony Music and several non-profit organizations. One9 was born in Washington DC and he lives in Brooklyn, NY.
For more than a decade, music journalist Erik Parker has explored important issues surrounding hip-hop music, culture and politics. Parker also created and produced MTV Jams' "The Parker Report," a groundbreaking hip-hop centered talk show.
“Erik Parker and One9 are dedicated to creating documentaries intended to inspire an intergenerational dialogue about music, culture and socio-justice themes.”