[vodpod id=Video.11650976&w=540&h=350&fv=] Rakim celebrated the 25th anniversary of Paid In Full two nights ago with two shows at the Blue Note Jazz Club in Manhattan. Backstage, MTV caught up with the God and his esteemed back-up band, The Roots, as they spoke on the event. “The Roots is hip-hop royalty right now,” Rakim said. “From what they do, what they bring to the table, for them to holla at me, put this together, invite me out, that let me know, […]
Saw the God last night at Blue Note. So this is only fitting. He raised the bar. He set the standards. Rakim Allah is a supreme MC who’s timeless catalogue proves he’s one of the all-time greats in hip-hop culture. 90s babies study your lessons.
Earlier this evening, the Science Of Speech concert featuring Rakim, De La Soul and Black Star went down
[vodpod id=Video.6792359&w=540&h=350&fv=] Last Wednesday, Manhattan boutique WEST NYC commemorated the release of a collaborative T-shirt with Milkcrate Athletics and Rakim. The God MC performed classics including “Microphone Fiend”, “Know The Ledge” and “Paid In Full”. More footage below.