1. Hip Hop DX reveals some of the secrets and lesser-known facts behind the historical production of Nas' "Illmatic."

  2. Nas partners with Microsoft and Google to fund scholarships in technology, specifically targeting African-Americans and Latinos.

  3. Nas brings out Damian Marley and Ms. Lauryn Hill to celebrate Illmatic's April 19th twentieth anniversary during his performance at Coachella's week two.

  4. Complex Magazine celebrates 20 years of Illmatic by reuniting Nas and "Illmatic" A&R Faith Newman, who signed the teenage emcee to his first record deal with Columbia Records in a five part discussion series.