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Mosart212 declares himself PASSIVE/AGGRESSIVE
It's been hard to miss this whole EDM push lately.
EDM x DSM
| February 17, 2012
The business model adopted by Pawtucket-via-Albany rapper Big Rush is simple: paying bills-via-rhyme skills.
Big Rush on the grind
| August 13, 2010
Rakim at Lupo’s
Goose pimples are everywhere when Rakim is firing on all cylinders. No one who appreciates hip-hop is in the dark about the MC’s radically inventive...
| January 13, 2010
Rakim and Rhymefest at the Asylum
A late add to the Asylum calendar, Rakim, legendary rapper of Eric B. & Rakim fame, heads to 121 Center St. tonight for a show...
| November 18, 2009
OG Mic Fiend
Was bouncing to an old mix tape the other day, and came across Eric B & Rakim’s “Follow the Leader.” Goose bumps everywhere. Part of...
| November 11, 2009
Brother Ali | The Truth Is Here
My "greatest rapper" list reads differently from most. Ghostface Killah resides at the zenith, beside Rakim's throne, and Minneapolis truth agent Brother Ali.
| March 17, 2009
Rakim: Return of the King
As long as the Microsoft linguists who're responsible for updating Word are adding "Barack" and "Obama" to the spell-check dictionary, they should throw in "Rakim."
Harpers Ferry, January 17, 2009
| January 27, 2009
On with the shows . . .
If freezing your ass off builds character, music fans should prepare to develop way too much character over the next few months.
Winter 2009's got plenty in store
MICHAEL BRODEUR AND CHRIS FARAONE
| December 30, 2008
The silent rapper
One of the most influential hip-hop MCs of all time, Rakim brought rap from its sing-songy beginnings into its late-’80s golden era with his dense lyrics and virtuoso internal rhyme structures.
What the hell has Rakim been up to?
| July 21, 2008
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