• Rakim remembers how dope the Notorious B.I.G. was with slang

    Before Nas was dubbed the prophet or The Notorious B.I.G. was crowned the King of New York, Rakim was known as The God MC and though he’s hasn’t dropped anything new in a hot minute he’s still nicer than 95% of rappers from the past and the present. Now with his book Don’t Sweat The Technique hitting bookstands, Rakim Allah checked in with The Breakfast Club to build with Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee, and DJ Envy while getting into his historic run in Hip-Hop.

    When you’re an icon like Rakim, you’ve seen and done a lot, and have a lot to say. He’s unanimously regarded as one of the most influential and skilled MCs; he’s one half of the legendary duo, Eric B. & Rakim. Today, the Long Island star stopped by The Breakfast Club to download fans on his life, new book, collaborating with Eric B., and plenty more. Rakim was ask about rapper that state they do not need a pen or pad when they enter the booth to rhyme. Rakim mentions the unique skill that Biggie possessed and recalls his memory of how dope Biggie was. Check out the video below: