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10 Rappers Who Should Also Be Inducted Into The ‘Songwriters Hall Of Fame’ With JAY Z

Hold up, rap has a gang of talent that also deserves credit for their musical catalogs.

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Eric B. And Rakim Are Hitting The Road For A Reunion Tour

It's been a long time coming.


When DMX Met Rakim: Watch The Two MCs Bond For The First Time Ever

Watch DMX stan out for Rakim when he first meets him.


What Was The First Album A$AP Rocky Purchased?

Rocky looks back on his first music purchase as a kid.


Straight From The God MC: Rakim Salutes Kendrick Lamar And J. Cole

Rakim had some thoughtful things to say about some of his young disciples.


Watch: Rakim Performs ‘Microphone Fiend’ In NYC

The legendary Rakim took the stage at SOB's in New York City this past week (Mar. 27) with DJ Clark Kent and DJ…


50 Cent Finds Inspiration In Rakim And Nas On Upcoming Release ‘Animal Ambition’

50 Cent is ready to prove the doubters wrong. The rapper and budding media mogul is set to release his first post Shady/Aftermath album Animal…


New Music: Linkin Park Feat. Rakim ‘Guilty All The Same’

Linkin Park rocks out with Rakim on their new single 'Guilty All The Same,' which features heavy guitar and drums as well as a killer…


Watch: Erykah Badu, Rakim & Q-Tip In Red Bull Academy’s ‘What Difference Does It Make?’ Music Documentary

The Red Bull Music Academy is celebrating their 15th anniversary by putting in more work. In their new documentary, What Difference Does It…


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

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.


Playlist: The God MC Is A Year Older

The original GOD MC turns 46 today! That's right, we're talking about your favorite rapper's favorite rapper, Rakim. In honor of one of the greatest…


New Music: Rakim Honors Nelson Mandela In ‘Madiba’

Hip hop notable Rakim paid homage to the late Nelson Mandela in his song "Madiba." The song also celebrates the release of the film Mandela:…


New Music: DMX And Rakim Feat. Shontelle And Aleks D ‘Dont Call Me’

DMX is sending a message to the folks who pretend to be close. He chases away faux-family with his trademark bark alongside Rakim, Shontelle and…


Rock The Bells Adds J. Cole, Pusha T, Wale And More To 2013 Lineup

VIBE was in the building for a special Rock The Bells announcement Monday night as Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg and Supernatural revealed the additional performers…
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