Pay Homage Wednesday - Rakim [VIDEO] [AUDIO]
Rakim began his career with Eric B, creating the rap duo Eric B. and Rakim. Their Debut album "Paid in full" was a major hit, named one of the greatest albums of all time by many. As time progressed Rakim influenced many, His rhymes were complex but never violent. He didn't need thug mentality to gain fans. Rakim had a calm flow which was unheard of around that time. Rakim rarely hopped and screamed, his rhymes flowed eloquently from his mouth to our ears.
Thats why he is the GOAT of hip hop.