The museum posted a picture of the emcee, who's been a hip-hop icon since his debut release Illmatic in 1994, posing with a bust of the museum's founder on its Twitter account early Sunday afternoon. The photo
.@Nas visited The Wright before his concert tonight. Thanks for always putting our history first! #KnowYourWright pic.twitter.com/mIYaH4e1bY— The Wright Museum (@TheWrightMuseum) July 10, 2016
Nas joined Young Jeezy for the show at Freedom Hill Amphitheater later that evening. The artist from the Queensbridge, New York is the son of jazz trumpeter Olu Dara and has sold over 20 million albums worldwide over the span of his legendary career.