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What the F**k is Going on with Eric B. & Rakim’s Long-Awaited Reunion?

By Brent Bradley | Posted October 26, 2016
If the announcement is true at all, it’s been severely fumbled, and we’re all very confused.
Tags: Rakim, News, Opinion

Rakim Didn’t Ghostwrite Will Smith’s Classic “Summertime,” But He Did Turn It Down

By William E. Ketchum III | Posted July 18, 2016
Contrary to rumors, Rakim's pen didn't touch Will Smith's "Summertime," but it was his song first.

Meet Rap’s Mt. Rusmore

By Nathan S. | Posted February 15, 2010
Today is President's Day, a day to reflect on the long history of men who have helped shape America into the greatest, and most humble, nation on...
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Pell - Patience (NOLA Mix)

Paid Dues Underground Hip Hop Festival Kicks Off In New York [Exclusive Coverage]

By DJ Z | Posted June 8, 2008
By David Ponte New York -- DJBooth was in attendance last Wednesday, as the SanDisk Paid Dues concert series kicked off in New York City. Located in...
Kidz In The Hall,

Legendary MC Rakim to Release “Live, Lost & Found” on March 4

By DJ Z | Posted February 27, 2008
New York, NY -- Legendary lyricist Rakim is set to release a brand new album titled Live, Lost & Found on March 4th, 2008. Live, Lost & Found features...

Ghostface Killah and Rakim Destroy Hollywood

By Nathan S. | Posted October 30, 2007
Article by Nathan Slavik *all photos by Ben Simpson The Scene Hip-hop may be deader than Britney Spear’s modeling career, but last night up-and...

Designer Mark Ecko, Common, Rakim, Lupe Fiasco & Rhymefest Invade NYC

By DJ Z | Posted June 6, 2006
New York, NY -- Marc Ecko, founder of the world famous rhino brand of apparel, *ecko unltd., today announced details for “Marc Ecko’s Save the...
Tags: Rakim, Concerts