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Derrick Hodge

“The World Is Yours”

Listen to Derrick Hodge’s orchestral arrangement for Nas’ classic, “The World Is Yours,” off of the emcee’s seminal debut recording, Illmatic. It’s been almost a year since Derrick took to the Kennedy Center alongside the National Symphony Orchestra to celebrate 20 years of Illmatic. Scroll down and listen as Derrick provides a masterclass in blending the world of hip-hop with traditional arranging techniques.