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Rakim On Rock-N-Roll HOF Nomination

Last week, Complex chopped it up with Rakim Allah. During their interview The 18th Letter touched on his recent Rock-N-Roll Hall Of Fame Nomination. Inductees will be announced soon, but it’s not too late to cast your vote here. Recently, you were nominated for a spot in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. What was your reaction when you heard the news? I was speechless. You can almost say, “Yeah, I made it,” getting nominated to that right there. It’s […]

Rakim & The Roots At Blue Note

[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, […]

Rakim Performs At WEST NYC

[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.

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