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Today in Hip-Hop History: Eric B. and Rakim Release Their Fourth and Final Album ‘Don’t Sweat The Technique’ 28 Years Ago

The Microphone Fiend and his silent cohort drop their fourth and final album together on this date. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On this hot summer day in 1992, Rakim, who is widely recognized by some as the greatest MC of all time, released his fourth studio LP with William “Eric B.” Barrier entitled Don’t […]

Erica Barrier, Daughter Of Eric B., Dies In Car Accident

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After a day in critical condition, Erica Barrier, daughter of Hip-Hop icon Eric B., passed away from injuries sustained in a car accident on Sunday in Connecticut. She was 28 years old. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to an IG post from @therealsister2sister2.0. a tractor-trailer hit Barrier’s vehicle in Hartford, CT around 1 am. […]

Hip-Hop Pioneer Eric B. Released From Jail in New Jersey

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Eric Barrier, who is best known to the Hip-Hop world as “Eric B.”, was released from jail in New Jersey after he was held for two weeks behind a 17-year-old warrant. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The legendary DJ for rap icon Rakim came to court in Bergen County in an orange prison jumpsuit but […]

MTV Reboots ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ with League of Golden Era Legends for 30th Anniversary Concert in Brooklyn

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Treasured hip-hop music video show Yo! MTV Raps will celebrate a milestone with a strictly nostalgic tribute concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on June 1 as the Yo! MTV Raps: 30th Anniversary Experience, an ode to hip-hop’s most defining era amplified with performances by the Golden Era’s most legendary lyricists and collectives. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

A Biopic on The Godfather of Hip-Hop Fashion, Dapper Dan Is In The Making

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The godfather of hip-hop fashion, Dapper Dan, whose grand application of design changed the ethics of hip-hop fads has a biopic in the making. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Sony is producing the documentary with the help of Jerrod Carmichael of The Carmichael Show and Josh Bratman of Immersive Pictures as producers. Set in traditional […]

Eric B. and Rakim Are Heading On Their First Tour In 25 Years, The Technique Tour

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The new generation of classic hip-hop fans will now get the chance to experience the groovy showmanship of hip-hop’s greatest duo, Eric B. and Rakim. This morning, the legendary golden era collective’s verified Twitter account revealed the duo will go on tour this year, along down the U.S. route. “We #TakingBackTwitter and that’s just the […]

Rakim Wants Young Hip-Hop Fans To See The Difference Between Hip-Hop and Rap, Denies ‘Devolution’ Tweet

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The hip-hop legend doesn’t knock those who can’t see the difference, but, that is not an excuse. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Last week, unmatched legendary hip-hop duo Eric B. and Rakim triggered an eruption of debates when their verified Twitter account tweeted the following statement in regards to the current state of the hip-hop […]

Eric B. And Rakim’s Twitter Page Deletes Anti-Millenial Rap Tweets

Did Eric B. and Rakim speak too soon? Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Well, whoever controls their Twitter page thought it was necessary to delete the Tweets that was sent out from the duo’s verified account earlier this week. There were some very controversial tweets ent out concerning the current state of Hip Hop and […]

Happy Birthday To The God MC: Rakim Allah

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Today, we acknowledge the date of birth of an emcee whose innovative skill set in the beginning of hip-hop’s true golden era changed the blueprint for the hip-hop emcee…forever, Rakim Allah. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In a highly composed and reserved manner, Rakim pioneered the use of compound rhyming by using words that have two […]

Rakim Talks Breakout Track, “Eric B. Is President”

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In celebration of the 30th anniversary of “Eric B. Is President,” Rakim is currently traveling from city to city on his “Paid in Full” tour. The MC also announced he would perform the 1987 debut album in its entirety on May 26 at Park West in Chicago. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In an interview with […]

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