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1Xtra Stories: 1994 - The Year of Illmatic (BBC)

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1Xtra Stories celebrates 20 years of Nas' debut album Illmatic by taking us back to 1994, the year from which it came - with seminal moments in hip hop from Outkast, Snoop Dogg, The Notorious B.I.G. and more. <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03zq7vs">Head to 1Xtra Stories</a> for the complete documentary. Contains strong language.
Song Artist Album
Gin And Juice
Snoop Dogg · Doggystyle
EXPLICIT Snoop Dogg Doggystyle 3:31
Who Am I (What's My Name)?
Snoop Dogg · Doggystyle
EXPLICIT Snoop Dogg Doggystyle 4:06
One More Chance
The Notorious B.I.G. · Ready To Die The Remaster
EXPLICIT The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die The Remaster 4:43
Juicy
The Notorious B.I.G. · Ready To Die The Remaster
EXPLICIT The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die The Remaster 5:03
Player's Ball
OutKast · Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik
EXPLICIT OutKast Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik 4:21
Sure Shot
Beastie Boys · Ill Communication
EXPLICIT Beastie Boys Ill Communication 3:20
Regulate
Warren G , Nate Dogg · Regulate G Funk
Warren G, Nate Dogg Regulate G Funk 4:11
I Used to Love H.E.R.
Common · Resurrection
EXPLICIT Common Resurrection 4:39
Brooklyn Took It
Jeru The Damaja · The Sun Rises In The East
Jeru The Damaja The Sun Rises In The East 3:23
DWYCK - Feat. Nice and Smooth
Gang Starr , Nice & Smooth · Hard To Earn
EXPLICIT Gang Starr, Nice & Smooth Hard To Earn 4:03
Code Of The Streets
Gang Starr · Hard To Earn
EXPLICIT Gang Starr Hard To Earn 3:29
Dog It
Digable Planets · Blowout Comb
Digable Planets Blowout Comb 4:21
Stress
Organized Konfusion · The Best Of Organized Konfusion
EXPLICIT Organized Konfusion The Best Of Organized Konfusion 3:58
All I Need
Method Man , Street Life · Tical
EXPLICIT Method Man, Street Life Tical 3:16
Halftime
Nas · Illmatic
EXPLICIT Nas Illmatic 4:20
Memory Lane (Sittin' in da Park)
Nas · Illmatic
EXPLICIT Nas Illmatic 4:07
Represent
Nas · Illmatic
EXPLICIT Nas Illmatic 4:13
It Ain't Hard to Tell
Nas · Illmatic
EXPLICIT Nas Illmatic 3:22
Afro Puffs
The Lady Of Rage · Above The Rim
EXPLICIT The Lady Of Rage Above The Rim 4:48
Sabotage
Beastie Boys · Ill Communication
EXPLICIT Beastie Boys Ill Communication 2:58
N.Y. State Of Mind - Explicit Album Version
Nas · Illmatic
EXPLICIT Nas Illmatic 4:53
Big Poppa
The Notorious B.I.G. · Greatest Hits
EXPLICIT The Notorious B.I.G. Greatest Hits 4:10
Mass Appeal
Gang Starr · Full Clip: A Decade Of Gang Starr
EXPLICIT Gang Starr Full Clip: A Decade Of Gang Starr 3:40
C.R.E.A.M.
Wu-Tang Clan · Legend Of The Wu-Tang: Wu-Tang Clan's Greatest Hits
EXPLICIT Wu-Tang Clan Legend Of The Wu-Tang: Wu-Tang Clan's Greatest Hits 4:10
One More Chance/Stay With Me Remix - Amended
The Notorious B.I.G. · Greatest Hits
The Notorious B.I.G. Greatest Hits 4:29