The word is out and reportedly its official!! Eric B and Rakim are reuniting for another album. Apparently, they worked out their differences and they announced it on twitter. According to Rolling Stone Magazine, they will also reissue some of their old albums. I can wait to hear their new music!
Words By Hafeez Raji Rarely do pioneers stay relevant some twenty-five years after coming on the scene to redefine a genre as one William Griffin, aka Rakim bka The R. Over two decades ago my only knowledge of hip hop–or better yet “rap”–revolved literally on my first vinyl album, a compilation of the Sugar Hill […]
It was just announced that Eric B. and Rakim have been nominated for the first time to enter The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2012. Looks like Eric B.’s daughter Starr Barrier has another announcement to make. She says her father is a deadbeat dad. Starr says her dad Eric B. owes over […]
Rakim, who’s real name is William Michael Griffin, Jr. is known as one of hip hop’s most influential and skilled MCs of all time. Rakim has always been praised for his lyrical content and flow. At the age of 16, William Michael Griffin joined The Nation of Gods and Earths also known as the 5 Percent […]