Rakim News & Features

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Meet Rap’s Mt. Rusmore

Today is President's Day, a day to reflect on the long history of men who have helped shape America into the greatest, and most humble, nation on Earth. But if we were to erect a Mt. Rushmore or rap, whose faces belong there?... Read More
Posted 4 years ago
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Paid Dues Underground Hip Hop Festival Kicks Off In New York [Exclusive Coverage]

By David Ponte New York -- DJBooth was in attendance last Wednesday, as the SanDisk Paid Dues concert series kicked off in New York City. Located in the heart of Times Square, the relatively small Nokia Theatre played host... Read More
Posted 6 years ago
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Legendary MC Rakim to Release “Live, Lost & Found” on March 4

New York, NY -- Legendary lyricist Rakim is set to release a brand new album titled Live, Lost & Found on March 4th, 2008. Live, Lost & Found features four previously unreleased tracks, including the new single “It’s... Read More
Posted 6 years ago
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Ghostface Killah and Rakim Destroy Hollywood

Article by Nathan Slavik *all photos by Ben Simpson The Scene Hip-hop may be deader than Britney Spear’s modeling career, but last night up-and comer Brother Ali, legendary rapper Ghostface Killah and the even more... Read More
Posted about 7 years ago
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Designer Mark Ecko, Common, Rakim, Lupe Fiasco & Rhymefest Invade NYC

New York, NY -- Marc Ecko, founder of the world famous rhino brand of apparel, *ecko unltd., today announced details for “Marc Ecko’s Save the Rhinos 2nd Annual Benefit Concert,” starring Common, Rakim, Lupe Fiasco, DJ... Read More
Posted 8 years ago