Nas attends the Time Is Illmatic opening-night premiere during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the Beacon Theatre April 16, 2014, in New York City.  
Andrew H. Walker

Time Is Illmatic, a documentary released for the 20th anniversary of Nas’ debut album, Illmatic, is opening in select theaters. The Root sat down with the fillmmakers, Erik Parker and One9, to hear the story behind the creative process of making the film.