Hip-hop fans rejoice: Eric B. & Rakim have announced that they are reuniting. Over the past week, the duo has been tweeting from their shared account that they are back together. https://twitter.com/EricBandRakim/status/788922068452663296?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/EricBandRakim/status/789236057187291136?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/EricBandRakim/status/789237049312161792?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/EricBandRakim/status/789636287946891264?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/EricBandRakim/status/789636946234454017?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/EricBandRakim/status/789823564421615620?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw It’s been a long time coming. The two broke up in 1993 following the release of 1992’s Don’t Sweat the Technique. The […]

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Rakim joins the lists of rappers and singers who have paid homage to the late South African leader Nelson Mandela since his passing on December…

10 Legends! 2 Nights! 1 Stage! Check out photos from The Return of the Legends at DPAC! Related Stories: Late Nite Breakfast With Brian Dawson At Dame’s Chicken & Waffles Stir Nightclub Photos (10-19-13) Lewis Black At The DPAC

Aint no party like a true Old School Party! Come party with the legends of Hip Hop at the biggest Concert & Afterparty to hit the city. This event is so big we had to make it 2 days. Get your discounted 2-day ticket now at dpacnc.com to party with Rakim, Nice & Smooth, Pete […]

As we gear up for one of the hottest concerts this year,”Return of the Legends”….I dug up some little known facts about The Microphone Fiend, Rakim, that I thought you would enjoy. *Rakim real name is William Michael Griffin Jr. *He converted to Islam at age 16 *Before taking on the name Rakim he went […]

Hip Hop Heads get ready for Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth as they have announced their “20th Anniversary Mecca And The Soul Brother Tour.” The tour hits Raleigh as they take part of the Return of the Legends Concert next Friday, October 18th at The DPAC. Also on the show is Camp Lo, Nice & […]

The Return of the Legends is coming to the DPAC October 18th & 19th. This will be a huge concert & afterparty series with all the greatest hip hop artists of all time. My favorite group to perform will be EPMD, let me know yours: Related Stories: Return Of The Legends Concert NCCU Homecoming Weekend […]

Here is a biography of Rakim’s life by Wikipedia, maybe you will read something about him you didn’t know. Don’t forget Rakim will be preforming October 19th at the DPAC (Durham Preforming Arts Center). The Come-Up: William Michael Griffin Jr. (born January 28, 1968), better known by his stage name Rakim, is an American rapper. […]

Friday, October 18th we’re bringing you the biggest Old School concert to hit the city! It’s so big we had to make it 2 days! The Friday concert (and Afterparty) will have Rakim, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Nice & Smooth, Lords of the Underground and Camp Lo. Who are you most amped to see? […]

Let’s go back into time and enjoy this Rakim unreleased track from 1995. Rakim has not released any new music since 2009’s “The Seventh Seal.” Producer Dominic Owen pulled this classic joint from the vault for us to enjoy. The Microphone Fiend was working on his 1st solo album “The 18th Letter” when he recorded […]

I wonder if Rakim will rock some new music when he come to town for The Return Of The Legends Tour at The DPAC during NCCU Homecoming Weekend. In a recent HipHopDX interview Rakim said he was working on a new album…. his 4th solo album. The Microphone Fiend may be working with Pharrell, DJ […]