Matthew Gasteier
Columns // 1 Articles

It Ain't Hard to Tell: The Legacy of 'Illmatic'
19 Jul 2009 // 5:00 PM

The "half-man, half-amazin'", Nas' persona is part myth and part "everyday kid" from the Queensbridge projects.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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