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 […]

Now, normally we tend to tilt our heads, and squint our eyes at Kanye West‘s speeches or social media rants, and outbursts. But this time, The Life of Pablo rapper-producer-designer gives a clear understanding on what his intentions are behind what we would call: “his random moments”, when all he is simply just trying to […]

Radio One Inc., KROI BOOM92 in conjunction with Live Nation present The 2nd Annual BOOM Bash on Saturday June 11, 2016 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Classic Hip Hop fanatics will enjoy a musical experience by some of hip-hops legendary pioneers dating back from the 1980’s. The lineup includes artists Rakim, Run DMC, Bone […]

Obey your thirst by drinking a Sprite with rap lyrics on it because…marketing schemes! This summer, Sprite cans will feature lyrics from Drake, Nas, Rakim, and…

Here’s something that will make you proud to drink those extra calories. Sprite has unveiled its inaugural “Obey Your Verse” Lyrical Collection, which are cans featuring inspirational but…

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 […]

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…

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. Source

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 […]

It was just announced that Eric B. and Rakim have been nominated for the first time to enter The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2012. Looks like Eric B.’s daughter Starr Barrier has another announcement to make. She says her father is a deadbeat dad. Starr says her dad Eric B. owes over […]

Rakim, who’s real name is William Michael Griffin, Jr. is known as one of hip hop’s most influential and skilled MCs of all time. Rakim has always been praised for his lyrical content and flow. At the age of 16, William Michael Griffin joined The Nation of Gods and Earths also known as the 5 Percent […]