Time Is Illmatic

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...

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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...

“Erik Parker and One9 are dedicated to creating documentaries intended to inspire an intergenerational dialogue about music, culture and socio-justice themes.”

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