• Nas' 'Illmatic' and Janet Jackson's ‘Rhythm Nation 1814' to Be Inducted Into National Recording Registry

    23 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Nas ' Illmatic and Janet Jackson 's Rhythm Nation 1814 have been named as two of the 25 works that will be inducted into the National Recording Registry. The Library of Congress formally announced the news , labelling the recordings as "audio treasures worthy of preservation for all time based on their cultural, historical or aesthetic importance in the nation's recorded sound heritage." Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden shared that the works included "have reflected our humanity and shaped our culture from the past 143 years," adding, "We received about 900 public nominations this year...
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