Released on April 19th, 1994 "Illmatic" by Nas is regarded as one of the best hip-hop albums of all time. The album debuted at number 12 on the Billboard Top 100 albums and sold 92,000 copies in it's first week. By 2001 over 1 million copies were sold and it eventually hit two million copies sold in 2019. Boasting some of the games heavy hitter producers such as Large Professor, DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Q-Tip and LES the album lived up to the hype.
In the first full episode Danny, Eddie and Jon go over "The Low End Theory" by A Tribe Called Quest. Was this the best work from Q-Tip, Phife Dawg and Ali Shaheed Muhammad? The guys discuss their thoughts and memories of "The Low End Theory" such as their overall impression of the album, their favorite song, noteworthy samples, favorite guest appearance as well as their album rating out of five mins (Source inspired of course).