Tag Archives: Rakim

New Joint – Rakim

Rakim – “King’s Paradise” (Netflix / 2018)

The God MC gets into a New York state of mind with this cut from Season 2 of Marvel’s “Luke Cage”.

Memories Of Paul C. McKasty Documentary – Pritt Kalsi

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As the man behind cult underground films such as “King Of The Beats” and the Hijack documentary “Turntable Trixters”, UK-based Hip-Hop preservationist Pritt Kalsi has amassed some classic footage over the years.

Finally dropping his long-awaited Paul C. project, “Memories Of…” features the likes of Rakim, CJ Moore and Dr. Butcher reminiscing on the super-producer who crafted classics for Ultramagnetic MC’s, Super Lover Cee & Casanova Rud, Mikey D and more – watch here via Pritt’s own site.

New Joint – Juga-Naut

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Juga-Naut – “Microphone Fiend (Peace To Rakim)” (@Juganaut / 2013)

The Nottingham wordsmith pays homage to the God MC with his own lyrics of fury over the classic 80s instrumental.

40 Years Of Hip-Hop – Kool Herc / Rakim / Big Daddy Kane / Marley Marl etc.

With today marking the 40th anniversary of Clive ‘Kool Herc’ Campbell kick-starting the culture of Hip-Hop by throwing his first party at 1520 Sedgwick Ave in the Bronx, here’s some footage of yesterday’s huge event in NYC’s Central Park which featured Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Roxanne Shante and more all paying tribute to Herc  – respect the pioneers!

Rakim – “Eric B. Is President”

Rakim – “I Ain’t No Joke”

Rakim – “My Melody”

Rakim – “Paid In Full”

Big Daddy Kane, Rakim & Lil’ Rodney C

Big Daddy Kane – “Raw” / “Set It Off” / “Smooth Operator”

Craig G & Marley Marl – “Droppin’ Science” / “The Symphony”

The Soulsonic Force – “Planet Rock”

Roxanne Shante & Kangol Kid – “Roxanne, Roxanne” / “Roxanne’s Revenge” / “Have A Nice Day”

Fonda Rae & Marley Marl – “Over Like A Fat Rat”

Words From The Genius… – Rakim

The great Rakim Allah speaks to NY’s Red Bull Music Academy about his early days as an emcee, coming from Strong Island, lyrical influences and much more in this lengthy interview.

Newport Authority 2 Album Download – Marco Polo

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As promised, producer Marco Polo drops this quality free project “Newport Authority 2” whilst he puts the finishing touches to his forthcoming ‘official’ album “PA2: The Director’s Cut” – download here and check out some quality material featuring Rakim, Artifacts, Big Daddy Kane and more.

New Joint – Marco Polo / Rakim

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Marco Polo ft. Rakim – “What’s Wrong” (MarcoPoloBeats.Com / 2013)

Originally recorded for the God MC’s 2009 album “The Seventh Seal”, this choice Polo-orchestrated cut will now appear on the Canadian producer’s forthcoming free project “Newport Authority 2” which will also feature Big Daddy Kane, Das EFX, Torae and more.