Rakim and his legendary status in Hip-Hop is solidified and now, the God MC is set to receive an award from a New York-based youth group for his achievements in the game. Freedom Williams, of C+C Music Factory fame, is putting on an event, “Aquarians Give Back,” and will grant Rakim with the Aquarius Award […]
Well, this was unexpected. Two of Hip-Hop’s most prolific lyricist in DMX and Rakim trade bars on a rock-influenced track, titled “Don’t Call Me.” Yes, you read that right.
Rock The Bells is gearing up to celebrate its 10th anniversary the right way, and by right, we mean a reintroduction of the posthumous performance. The revelation was made earlier today when Guerilla Union announced this year’s official lineup, which surprisingly featured Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E as performers.
Attendees of New York City’s Studio 48 last night were in Hip-Hop dreamland, as legendary MCs Raekwon The Chef and Rakim graced the stage. The night was filled with nonstop performances of hit after hit, first by the Wu-Tang lyricist, who ran through an assortment of joints from the Clan and surprised folks by unveiling a few new […]
Jay-Z has beaten out the Notorious B.I.G. for Time Out New York’s “50 Greatest NYC Hip-Hop Artists” list. Hovito won the honor thanks to his genre-bending collaborations, and for being the best at enduring “the day-in, day-out shift of the modern rap era.”
Producer Marco Polo knocks the dust off a previously unreleased Rakim song called “What’s Wrong.” The song was supposed to be part of the R’s Seventh Seal album back in 2009 before sample clearance issues prevented its release.
While CNN crowns Nas as the game’s greatest lyricist, many who know better will give you the argument the Rakim trumps all.
Kendrick Lamar is easily the hottest MC in the Hip-Hop game right now. Mainstream media is taking note of the Compton rapper’s talents, and he recently sat down for a candid Q&A with GQ magazine. Kendrick talked everything from those dominoes in good kid/m.A.A.d. city’s narrative, dealing with the pressures of working with Dr. Dre, going […]
Legendary New York rapper and recent BET Hip-Hop Awards Icon honoree, Rakim, has been working on some new music with the iconic Pharrell Williams.
As the weeks closes in on this Saturday’s (September 29) “2012 BET Hip Hop Awards” taping, the star-studded evening event hosted by funnyman/actor Mike Epps has no shortage of big names that will grace the stages of the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. Headlining performers include Maybach Music Group brethren Rick Ross and Meek Mill, […]