The 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival kicked off last night with the premiere of Nas’ documentary, Time Is Illmatic. Robert De Niro, the festival’s co-founder, introduced the film to the audience gathered at the Beacon Theatre. Nas followed the film with another performance of Illmatic. A portion of De Niro's speech was captured on Instagram and RealTalkNY. In the post De Niro tells the crowd "I'm about 20 years too old for Hip Hop." Illmatic XX, Nas’ 20th anniversary record is in stores now.
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Source: RealTalkNY, RapRadar