This is pretty friggin epic.

Nas will perform is classic 1994 debut album, Illmatic with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C next month for a PBS special.

In the trailer, Esco explains how amazing this experience feels to him and reflects on how far he’s come.

“I wrote this in the projects in New York City. Here we are in the capital of America, Washington, D.C., playing this album and they’re feeling it.”


Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop” airs Feb. 2 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. Count us in