Released in summerjust in time to capitalize on Nas ' Stillmatic resurgence, From Illmatic to Stillmatic compiles a few previously released remixes from the mid-'90s alongside a Omegaman - The Police - Ghost In The Machine remix of "One Mic.
Conversely, the two It Was Written remixes are huge departures, featuring both different vocal tracks and productions. In fact, these could just as well be brand new songs: the "Street Dreams" remix by the Trackmasters is Affirmative Action (Trackmasters Remix) - Nas - Nasty Nas The Remixes mellow with R. Kelly on the hook, most likely intended originally as a crossover single, and the "Affirmative Action" remix has the original the Firm ensemble -- NasFoxy The Wind - Joel Kroeker - Melodramaand AZ the Cormega verse is notably missing -- rapping over an interpolation of Marley Marl 's "The Symphony.
It's not really much different from the original version, which was still getting substantial airplay at the time of this EP's release. The subtle difference lies within the production, which interpolates Mtume 's oft-sampled "Juicy Fruit. Even so, From Illmatic to Stillmatic is a welcome addition to the Nas catalog, perfect for anyone looking to dig a little deeper without much effort or cost.
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