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Marking 20 years since the genre-defining release of Illmatic which sparked decades of inspiration for other young rappers and performers, comes this anniversary 2 disc edition.
Nasâ€™ lyrical style and storytelling finesse coupled with some of the best beat makers and producers in the game, including Large Professor, DJ Premier and Q-Tip have ensured this release has maintained its influential status 20 years later.
Illmatic XX comprises a fully remastered version of the original hip hop classic album with an additional disc of remixes, the previously unreleased track â€œIâ€™m A Villainâ€ and a previously unheard freestyle from 1993.
Disc 1: Remastered original album
1. The Genesis
2. N.Y. State Of Mind
3. Lifeâ€™s A Bitch
4. The World Is Yours
6. Memory Lane (Sittinâ€™ In Da Park)
7. One Love
8. One Time 4 Your Mind
10. It Ainâ€™t Hard To Tell
Disc 2: Demos, Remixes & Live Radio
1. Iâ€™m A Villain (previously unreleased)
2. The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show on WKCR October 28, 1993 (previously unreleased freestyle)
3. Halftime (Butcher Remix)
4. It Ainâ€™t Hard To Tell (Remix)(promo single)
5. One Love (LG Main Mix)
6. Lifeâ€™s A Bitch (Arsenal Mix)(promo single)
7. One Love (One L Main Mix)
8. The World Is Yours (Tip Mix)
9. It Ainâ€™t Hard To Tell (The Stink Mix)(UK single)
10. It Ainâ€™t Hard To Tell (The Laidback Remix)(UK single)