Concert Reviews

Nas & Lauryn Hill at the Fillmore, 11/16/12


NAS & LAURYN HILL @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 11/17/12

Bright white spotlights behind the band are pointed back out at the crowd illuminating a field of hands raised in the air, the video screen is covered with footage of glittering, metallic confetti, and Nas is ripping through a triumphant version of "If I Ruled the World." He's feeling it as much as the crowd, saying, "This shit is crazy. This is beautiful. It's amazing being here." It's startling to realize -- in a sudden rush of reality -- that Lauryn Hill has yet to take the stage. The night was still young.

See also: - Slide show: Nas and Lauryn Hill - #ShitRappersSay on stage in Denver - Ten essential gangsta rap albums

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