Living Legends: A Playlist Celebrating the Career of the One and Only Rakim (Playlist)
Watching Rakim perform last night (see footage below) was a reminder of why he has nicknames like the God MC and Rakim Allah. There was a good 5-10 year stretch where there was NO QUESTION who the GOAT was. The debate started at #2, after the R. For these reasons and many more, we celebrate Rakim tonight as part of our Living Legends series. Here’s a (mostly) video playlist of some of Rakim’s jewels. Related: Living Legends: A Playlist Celebrating the career of the legendary Snoop Dogg (Playlist)
Here’s some footage of Rakim performing at Joe’s Pub in NYC last night as part of the Reebok Classic series.