Rakim

Hip-hop fans rejoice: Eric B. & Rakim have announced that they are reuniting. Over the past week, the duo has been tweeting from their shared account that they are back together. https://twitter.com/EricBandRakim/status/788922068452663296?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/EricBandRakim/status/789236057187291136?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/EricBandRakim/status/789237049312161792?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/EricBandRakim/status/789636287946891264?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/EricBandRakim/status/789636946234454017?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/EricBandRakim/status/789823564421615620?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw It’s been a long time coming. The two broke up in 1993 following the release of 1992’s Don’t Sweat the Technique. The […]

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Rakim joins the lists of rappers and singers who have paid homage to the late South African leader Nelson Mandela since his passing on December…

Words By Hafeez Raji Rarely do pioneers stay relevant some twenty-five  years after coming on the scene to redefine a genre as one William Griffin, aka Rakim bka The R. Over two decades ago my only knowledge of hip hop–or better yet “rap”–revolved literally on my first vinyl album, a compilation of the Sugar Hill […]

Yesterday’s rumor about Lauryn Hill headlining the 2010 Rock The Bells festival had the internets going nuts!

The end of the year brings in a new decade, and some of the hottest hip-hop trends have emerged from this decade. Take a look at what some of the legends in the game say were some of the major hip-hop trends from this past decade.