Watch: ‘Words By Rakim’ Celebrates Rapper’s Contribution To Hip-Hop

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By: Camille Augustin / February 11, 2014

Rakim, your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, received the short film treatment in honor of his pivotal impact in hip-hop titled Words By Rakim.

Directed by Matt Bieler, the black-and-white visual takes a look at how the “Know The Ledge” MC’s native New York City helped guide his lyrical prowess, and the inspiration behind his songwriting skills.

Narrated by The Master himself, check out the five minute clip above.