Rakim

Rakim

Real Name:
William Michael Griffin, Jr.
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Born : January 28, 1968 // Long Island, NY, United States
Rakim Allah, a native of Wyandanch, New York, revolutionised the rap artform during the late 1980s as one half of the influential hip-hop duo Eric B & Rakim. The duo parted ways in 1992 after releasing four popular albums, including the all-time hip-hop classic 'Paid In Full'. After taking a five-year break from music, Rakim returned as a solo artist in 1997 with the album 'The 18th Letter'. He continues to record sporadically.
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Rakim Discography

Albums

UC-53113 Rakim The 18th Letter (Album, Comp) Universal Records UC-53113 Poland 1997 Sell This Version
UD 42082 Rakim The Master (Album) Universal Records UD 42082 US 1999 Sell This Version
SMC354, none, Additional recording Rakim The Seventh Seal (Album) SMC Recordings SMC354, none, Additional recording US 2009 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

12 BRX 188, 878 321-1 Mica Paris Featuring Rakim Mica Paris Featuring Rakim - Contribution(12") 4th & Broadway, Island Records 12 BRX 188, 878 321-1 UK 1990 Sell This Version
MCA8P-2832 Rakim Heat It Up (Single) MCA Records MCA8P-2832 US 1993 Sell This Version
MCA8P 2728 Barrington Levy, Rakim Barrington Levy, Rakim - Murderer(12", Promo) MCA Records MCA8P 2728 US 1993 Sell This Version
U5P 1098 Deja Gruv Feat. Rakim Deja Gruv Feat. Rakim - You're Not Around(CD, Maxi, Promo) Kedar Entertainment U5P 1098 US 1996 Sell This Version
INT12-95013 Mobb Deep Featuring Big Noyd And Rakim Mobb Deep Featuring Big Noyd And Rakim - Hoodlum (Single) Interscope Records, Loud Records INT12-95013 US 1997 Sell This Version
U8P-1260 Rakim The Saga Begins Universal Records U8P-1260 US 1997 Sell This Version
U8P-1225 Rakim Guess Who's Back (Maxi, Single) Universal Records U8P-1225 US 1997 Sell This Version
sg-034 Rakim It's Been A Long Time Universal Records sg-034 US 1997 Sell This Version
VST 1717, 7243 8 95328 6 9 Malcolm McLaren & World Famous Supreme Team, The* Versus Rakim & Roger Sanchez Malcolm McLaren & World Famous Supreme Team, The* Versus Rakim & Roger Sanchez - Buffalo Gals Stampede (Maxi) Virgin, Virgin VST 1717, 7243 8 95328 6 9 UK 1998 Sell This Version
WUNT56203 Rakim Stay A While (Maxi) Universal Records WUNT56203 UK 1998 Sell This Version
VSCDJ1628 Malcolm McLaren Presents Rakim Malcolm McLaren Presents Rakim - Buffalo Gals Back To Skool (Single) Virgin VSCDJ1628 UK 1998 Sell This Version
4-84100 Jody Watley Featuring Rakim Jody Watley Featuring Rakim - Off The Hook(Cass, Single) Atlantic 4-84100 US 1998 Sell This Version
IBUP-001 Rakim + Canibus Rakim + Canibus - I'll Bust 'Em -You Punish 'Em Down Low Records IBUP-001 US 1999 Sell This Version
RAKIM 12 001 Rakim When I B On Tha Mic / Flow Forever (Maxi, Single) Universal Records RAKIM 12 001 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
U5P-1664 Rakim All Night Long Universal Records U5P-1664 US 2000 Sell This Version
TFJC-38237 Nigo Feat. Rakim Nigo Feat. Rakim - Once Upon A Rhyme In Japan Toy's Factory TFJC-38237 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
KING 451 Rakim / Force MD's / Public Enemy Rakim / Force MD's / Public Enemy - The 45 King Remixes(12", Promo) King Productions KING 451 US 2000 Sell This Version
497 753-2 Truth Hurts Featuring Rakim Truth Hurts Featuring Rakim - Addictive (Single) Aftermath Entertainment 497 753-2 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
none Alicia Keys Featuring Nas And Rakim Alicia Keys Featuring Nas And Rakim - Streets Of New York Not On Label none US 2004 Sell This Version
ECK 001 Rakim and Talib Kweli / Pack FM Rakim and Talib Kweli / Pack FM - Getting Up Anthem: Part One Eckō Unltd. ECK 001 US 2006 Sell This Version
none Kanye West / Nas / KRS-One / Rakim Kanye West / Nas / KRS-One / Rakim - Better Than I've Ever Been / Classic (Single) Nike none US 2007 Sell This Version
TSN-001 Rakim The Cellar EP(12", EP, Ltd) Tres Records, Soundtable, No Sleep Recordings TSN-001 US 2008 Sell This Version