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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.


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…


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…


Rock the Bells 2013 Lineup Includes Resurrected Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Eazy-E and More

After seeing the late Tupac Shakur resurrected via hologram at Coachella 2012, Guerilla Union founder Chang Weisberg was floored. His cell phone immediately started blowing…


8 Rap Battles That Should Have Went Down

You hear that? That’s the sound of beef cooking. Okay, so it may not be in the same legendary realm as Roxanne Shante vs. UTFO,…


Busta Rhymes Announces Surprise Guests for Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Finale

As this year's Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival headliner, Busta Rhymes is bringing along some friends!


Rakim Talks Kanye’s Influence on Hip-Hop: “You’ve Got To Appreciate An Artist That’s Really Outspoken”

One could call it an honor when a rap legend such as Rakim expresses respect for your craft, and that’s exactly what happened to Kanye…


New Music: Black Thought Feat. John Legend & Rakim ‘In The Ghetto’

New Music: Black Thought Feat. John Legend & Rakim 'In The Ghetto' J. Period brought…
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