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

By Brent Bradley | about 7 months ago
If the announcement is true at all, it’s been severely fumbled, and we’re all very confused.

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

By William E. Ketchum III | 10 months ago
Contrary to rumors, Rakim's pen didn't touch Will Smith's "Summertime," but it was his song first.
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Meet Rap’s Mt. Rusmore

By Nathan S. | 7 years ago
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...
Red Bull Sound Select presents:
Sampa The Great - Paved With Gold feat. Estelle (prod. by Rahki)

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

By DJ Z | about 9 years ago
By David PonteNew 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, Rakim, 9th Wonder & Buckshot,

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

By DJ Z | 9 years ago
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. | 9 years ago
Article by Nathan Slavik *all photos by Ben SimpsonThe 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 | about 11 years ago
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...