Nas ‎– Illmatic

Columbia ‎– 475959 1, Columbia ‎– COL 475959 1
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo

Tracklist Hide Credits

40 Side North
A1 The Genesis 1:45
A2 N.Y. State Of Mind
Written-By – C. Martin*, N. Jones*
A3 Life's A Bitch
Written-By – A. Cruz*, N. Jones*, O. Scott*, O. Dara*, R. Wilson*
A4 The World Is Yours
Written-By – N. Jones*, P. Phillips*
A5 Halftime
Written-By – G. Byrd*, N. Jones*, W. P. Mitchell*
41st Side South
B1 Memory Lane (Sittin' In Da Park)
Written-By – C. Martin*, N. Jones*, P. Barsella*, R. Wilson*
B2 One Love
Written-By – J. Heath*, J. Davis*, N. Jones*
B3 One Time 4 Your Mind
Written By – G. BurtonWritten-By – N. Jones*, W. P. Mitchell*
B4 Represent
Written-By – C. Martin*, N. Jones*
B5 It Ain't Hard To Tell
Written-By – C. Smith*, C. Horne*, D. Thomas*, G. Redd, Sr.*, G. Redd, Jr.*, G. Brown*, J. Pocaro*, J. Bettis*, N. Jones*, R. Bell*, R. Mickens*, R. Bell*, R. Handy*, W. P. Mitchell*

Companies, etc.



Made in Holland for the European market.

Some copies may have been issued with a "Parental Advisory" sticker on the front and a "MADE IN ENGLAND" sticker on the back.

Catalog numbers:
475959 1 on spine & label.
COL 475959 1 on back cover above barcode.
01-475959-20 on label, inner sleeve & in lower left corner of back cover.

[This version:]
- 01-475959-20 Sony computer number on rear sleeve, inner sleeve and labels,
- inner sleeve has a recess at the opening above NAS' head,
- part of the tracks on label side 2 are printed above the spindle hole,
- rim text on label correctly shows a dot after the "INC".

Illmatic appears similiar, but shows some differences:
- it shows 02-475959-20 in the lower left corner on back cover, indicating a Nice Price reissue,
- the opening of the inner sleeve is straight (no recess),
- the complete tracklisting is printed below the spindle hole on label side 2,
- missing dot after "INC" on the rim text on labels.

[On labels:]

Executive Producers: Faith N. and M.C. Sercg for Serchlite Productions, Inc.

Original sound recording made by Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
The copyright in this sound recording is ownned by Sony Music Entertainment Inc. [Each word beginning with capital letter]

℗ 1994 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

A1: -
A2: Gifted Pearl/IIll Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music
A3: Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/Minder Music/Taking Care Of Business Music/ Total Experience Music/ODAR Publishing
A4: Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/Pete Rock Publishing
A5: Large Professor Music Ltd./EMI April Music/Ill Will Music/ Skematics Music/Minder Music
B1: EMI Unart Catalog/Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/Gifted Pearl
B2: Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/MJQ Music Inc.
B3: The Large Professor Music Ltd/EMI April Music/Ill Will Music/Skematics Music
B4: Gifted Pearl/Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/DJ Premier Publ.
B5: Large Professor Music/John Bettis Music/ATV Music/WB Music Corp/Pocara Music [sic]/Welbeck Music/MCA Music Publishing/Warner-Tamerlane Pub. Corp/Stephanye Music.

[On label rim:]
Made in Holland. "Columbia is the exclusive trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Inc. [written in all caps]

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 5099747595912
  • Barcode (Text): 5 099747 595912
  • Label Code (On labels): LC 0162
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side 1, stamped [last A etched]): 01 475959 20 1A1 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side 2, stamped [last A etched]): 01 475959 20 1B1 A
  • Price Code (Encircled on rear sleeve): 58
  • Rights Society (Boxed on labels): SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL
  • Rights Society (On labels, next to SACEM box): BIEM
  • Other (Computer number on rear sleeve, inner sleeve and labels): 01-475959-20

Other Versions (5 of 62) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CK 57684 Nas Illmatic(CD, Album) Columbia CK 57684 US 1994 Sell This Version
475959 1, COL 475959 1 Nas Illmatic(LP, Album) Columbia, Columbia 475959 1, COL 475959 1 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
SICP 4166~7 Nas Illmatic XX(CD, Album, RE + RM, Dig) Sony Records Int'l SICP 4166~7 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
GET 51297 LP, 88691975251 Nas Illmatic(LP, Album, RE) Get On Down, Columbia GET 51297 LP, 88691975251 US 2012 Sell This Version
88697439542 Nas Illmatic XX(CD, Album, RE, RM + CD, Comp, RE, RM + RE, RM, Dig) Columbia, Legacy, Sony Music 88697439542 Europe 2014 Sell This Version