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

Rakim The 18th Letter (Album, Comp) Universal Records Poland 1997 Sell This Version
Rakim The Master (Funk Master Flex Sampler) Universal Records US 1999 Sell This Version
Rakim The Master (Album) Universal Records US 1999 Sell This Version
Rakim The Seventh Seal (Album) SMC Recordings 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
Rakim Heat It Up (Single) MCA Records 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 Featuring Rakim Deja Gruv Featuring Rakim - You're Not Around(CD, Maxi, Promo) Kedar Entertainment U5P 1098 US 1996 Sell This Version
Mobb Deep Featuring Big Noyd And Rakim Mobb Deep Featuring Big Noyd And Rakim - Hoodlum (Single) Interscope Records, Loud Records US 1997 Sell This Version
Rakim The Saga Begins Universal Records US 1997 Sell This Version
Rakim Guess Who's Back (Maxi, Single) Universal Records US 1997 Sell This Version
Rakim It's Been A Long Time Universal Records US 1997 Sell This Version
none Rakim The Saga Begins - Remix(Acetate, 12") Not On Label none UK 1997 Sell This Version
Malcolm McLaren & The World Famous Supreme Team* Versus Rakim & Roger Sanchez Malcolm McLaren & The World Famous Supreme Team* Versus Rakim & Roger Sanchez - Buffalo Gals Stampede (Maxi) Virgin, Virgin UK 1998 Sell This Version
none Gang Starr Featuring WC & Rakim Gang Starr Featuring WC & Rakim - The Militia II (Remix)(CD, Maxi, Promo) Noo Trybe Records none US 1998 Sell This Version
Rakim Stay A While (Maxi) Universal Records UK 1998 Sell This Version
Malcolm McLaren Presents Rakim Malcolm McLaren Presents Rakim - Buffalo Gals Back To Skool (Single) Virgin 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
Rakim + Canibus Rakim + Canibus - I'll Bust 'Em -You Punish 'Em Down Low Records US 1999 Sell This Version
Rakim When I B On Tha Mic / Flow Forever (Maxi, Single) Universal Records Europe 1999 Sell This Version
Rakim All Night Long Universal Records US 2000 Sell This Version
Nigo Feat. Rakim Nigo Feat. Rakim - Once Upon A Rhyme In Japan Toy's Factory 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
Truth Hurts Featuring Rakim Truth Hurts Featuring Rakim - Addictive (Single) Aftermath Entertainment Europe 2002 Sell This Version
Alicia Keys Featuring Nas And Rakim Alicia Keys Featuring Nas And Rakim - Streets Of New York (Single) J Records US 2003 Sell This Version

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hinterkaifeck97

hinterkaifeck97

August 22, 2016
One of the greatest, if not, the greatest mc to ever grace the mic. Grandmaster Flash might have made rapping an actual thing, but it was Rakim who made it an art, spitting words like some hip hop messiah. As example “They never grow old, techniques become antiques/Better than something brand new ‘cause it’s real/And in a while the style’ll have much more value” from the track "Don't Sweat The Technique". Or how about the chorus of "when I'm Flowin", "Yo, I find a show, rhyme til it's time to go, I'm designed to blow, my mind's inclined to flow
Yo, my M.O., makin all kind of dough, From the info that Rakim show, y'know?"

See? Isn't that just flatout incredible! Worth the attention if your any sort of rap afficiando

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