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Nas feat. Q-Tip, “One Love” Live on Fallon

This is a gem. With Q-Tip (the track’s original producer) to his right, Nas performs his classic with live instrumentals, including a kalimba and upright bass, supplied by the Legendary Roots Crew. The special 20th anniversary edition Illmatic XX is coming later this month. Check out the bonus clip, a performance of “World is Yours”

posted: April 8th, 2014, 1:49am



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