Ever See This Show-Stopping Rakim Freestyle? (Video)
Imagine you’re in a crowd on the street witnessing one of the greatest MCs of all-time unleashing a vintage verse. What would you do? If that MC’s name was Rakim, you would probably join in the chant of “Go Ra” with those others fortunate enough to witness the event, creating a makeshift soundtrack to the otherwise, a capella performance.
Here’s footage of just such an occurrence from the late 80s/early 90s on the historic Pump It Up show (yeah…that Pump It Up). Ra is in Paid in Full mode, sporting the fitted and that fat gold chain, as he goes to work. Check out the video.