Rock The Bells Cruise Announces First Wave of Artists Including Jadakiss, E-40, Rakim, Talib Kweli, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and Mannie Fresh

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 Rock The Bells, the global platform dedicated to elevating Hip-Hop culture from its roots to the modern day, has announced the first wave of talent joining the second annual “Rock The Bells Cruise: A Hip-Hop Experience”, sailing on November 13-17, 2024 from Miami to Great Stirrup Cay and Nassau, Bahamas for another five days of non-stop Hip-Hop. The […]

Eric B. & Rakim Named as Nominees for 2024 Class of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Eric B. & Rakim have been nominated for the 2024 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. According to AllHipHop, this is the second nomination for one of the greatest Hip-Hop duos ever. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The nomination was confirmed by their manager, Louis “Uncle Louie” Gregory. Just in@EricBandRakim are nominated for the rock […]

Rakim And Grand Puba Kicked Off Salaam Remi’s “Midnight At MuseZeuM” Concert Series

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On Saturday, April 22, 2023, GRAMMY award-winning producer Salaam Remi launched his historic concert series Midnight at MuseZeuM inspired by Remi’s newest creative venture MuseZeuM. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The event took place in the legendary Miami Beach Bandshell in Miami. Midnight At MuseZeuM had Grand Puba alongside legendary emcee Rakim.  Limited edition merchandise […]

Rakim Kicks Off Salaam Remi’s “Midnight At MuseZeum” Concert Series In Miami

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A historic concert series curated by Grammy award-winning producer Salaam Remi, will open with an exclusive performance by Hip Hop legend Rakim on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at Miami Beach Bandshell in Miami, FL. The Iconic Midnight at MuseZeuM  concert series inspired by Remi’s newest creative venture, MuseZeuM. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information MuseZeuM’s flagship […]

Questlove Reveals that Will Smith Was Supposed to Make A Surprise Appearance At Grammys, but Had to Cancel Due to Bad Boys 4 Filming

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It’s been a while since Will Smith has been on a stage at an awards show, but allegedly, he was scheduled to make a surprise appearance at the Grammy’s this past Sunday night. However, his comeback performance was derailed due to conflicts with filming Bad Boys 4. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In the weeks […]

Rakim, Big Daddy Kane To Hit Juneteenth Music Festival Stage

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Rakim and Big Daddy Kane bring nostalgia on stage for Juneteenth Festival. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Two Hip Hop legends are set to the hit the stage this weekend to celebrate Juneteenth.  Rakim A.k.A The God MC and Big Daddy Kane have been tapped to share the stage this Saturday for the WPA Juneteenth […]

“Mike Epps Hip Hop Party” With Performances By Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, KRS-One And More Coming Next Month

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North American Entertainment Group Inc. today announced their streaming concert event “The Mike Epps Hip Hop Party” premiering Friday, October 9. Prerecorded in Atlanta, the show is hosted by Mike Epps and features never-before-told tales and performances by hip hop legends Doug E. Fresh, Rakim, KRS-One, Big Daddy Kane and Greg Nice. Early Bird tickets […]

Rakim Calls Out Big Daddy Kane For Verzuz Battle

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The Verzuz battle platform, created by Ruff Ryders super-producer Swizz Beatz, has become the ultimate, virtual argument ender, answering any questions about who has the better catalog between two artists. It’s been proven with the likes of Jadakiss and Fabolous, Nelly and Ludacris, and even an R&B battle between Jagged Edge and 112. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

30 Years, Later Eric B and Rakim still letting the ‘Rhythm Hit ‘Em’

Rakim allowed Black urban masculinity to have depth. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Not only did he and his partner let young boys be men without fear, but he and Eric B. also change the way that the public received rap music —content-wise and lyrical-creativity— they gave to the world a treasure chest of intellectualism […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Rakim Released First Solo Album ‘The 18th Letter’


Today in Hip Hop History, the legendary MC William Michael Griffin Jr better know as Rakim released his first debut solo album, The 18th Letter in 1997. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Following a successful run with his partner Eric B and solidifying himself as one of the greatest emcees of all time, Rakim Allah single-handedly […]

Before Gaining Knowledge Of Self, Rakim Caught His First Gun Charge at 12 Years Old


Everyone is raving about Rakim Allah’s new memoir/ writing manual: Sweat The Technique: Revelations on Creativity from The Lyrical Genius. There are so many levels to the book that has everyone talking, but most surprisingly fans are allowed into the reclusive world of  “The god Emcee.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information READ MORE: Exclusive: Here’s Your […]