You can have a conversation with the legendary Rakin on October 28, 2019, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free admission, at the Main Theatre, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222. 

The Creative Life series is presented by the University at Albany Foundation and produced by the New York State Writers Institute, University Art Museum and UAlbany Performing Arts Center in collaboration with WAMC.

Rakim, a well-known rapper, will be interviewed on stage by WAMC's Joe Donahue. Topics will include Rakim's career, creative inspiration and more.

The Long Island rapper, would be talking about his new memoir, "Sweat The Technique: Revelations On Creativity From The Lyrical Genius," described as “part memoir, part writing guide,” follows his career from his beginnings as a teenage rapper in Wyandanch, Long Island, and offers insight into how he thinks about words, music, writing and rhyming as it teaches writers of all levels how to hone their craft. After you would be able to ask Rakim questions, this might be once-in-a-lifetime so you don't want to miss it!

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