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Nicki Minaj, Andre 3000, Rakim and More Salute Jay Z for His Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction

Jay Z is being ushered into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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Rakim On Black Lives Matter and Police Violence: ‘What They’re Doing Is Uncalled For’

Rakim shared his thoughts regarding Black Lives Matter and the ongoing cases of police violence against black citizens.

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From Rick Ross to Rakim: 20 of the Weirdest, Wackest and Most ‘WTF?’ Rapper Lines

Even hip-hop's most legendary emcees have delivered head-scratching lines.

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Backstage At The I Love Hip Hop Music Festival

The I Love Hip Hop Music Festival at Proctors was a huge success. Legendary Hip Hop MC's Rakim, Nice & Smooth, Brand Nubian, Kool G Rap and Lil Mo, all put on good shows...

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Rakim Visits fuse TV's "Hip Hop Shop"
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DJ ShOw’s Happy Birthday Rakim Mix

The Original God MC gets the Heat Wave treatment!

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Billboard Rates Top 10 Best Rappers OF All Time

So Billboard Rates the top 10 best rappers of all time. Take A Look!

10. Lil Wayne

9. Kendrick Lamar

8. Ghostface Killah


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Watch DMX Meet His Idol Rakim for the First Time [VIDEO]

DMX is going through it right now. But prior to his arrest earlier this week, the embattled rapper experienced something we can all appreciate -- he met his rap idol Rakim for the very first time. And it was all caught on video.

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Marvel Comics Pays Tribute to Classic Albums With Hip-Hop Variant Covers [PHOTOS]

Marvel Comics pays tribute to classic rap album covers in this amazing new "Hip-Hop Variant" project.

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100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

From the random to the serious and everything in between, check out 100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind.

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20 Most Stylish Rappers of All Time

Just as important as charisma, rhymes and beats, personal style is one of the most important elements of a rapper's allure. An MC must also have impeccable taste to really flourish in the visual world of hip-hop. But following popular trends and bragging about brand names isn't enough to earn a spot in our Style Hall of Fame.

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Rakim Honored With I Am Hip-Hop Trophy at 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards

Veteran lyricist Rakim Allah received the prestigious I Am Hip-Hop Award during the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards telecast. If there's one rapper that embodies hip-hop, it's Rakim, whom many regard as the "God MC."

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BET Honoring Rakim at the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards

The BET Hip Hop Awards will air on the network on September 29th. The show takes place at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. This year, they’ll be honoring a veteran who is widely known in the hip hop community as one of the dopest lyricists of all time – Rakim!

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Hip Hop Concerts Coming To Northern Lights

Talk about some serious hip hop HEAT hitting stages around the 518 this year!  The list is pretty impressive and a lot of upcoming shows haven't even been announced yet.  Of course you have Drake and friends at SPAC June 14th with the Club Paradise Tour, but there's some great shows coming to Northern Lights in Clifton Park as well!

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