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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. Head to 1Xtra Stories 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