Posts Tagged ‘ Rakim ’

Podcast: 1990 – The Crates

The Podcast is back this time we’re doing something a little different, due to the recent post of the Top 25 albums of 1990, I decided to go into the crates and pick 10 songs from 1990 that you may have forgotten, never heard, or only heard once… just having some fun to hold you…

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Podcast: Hip Hop Roundtable I

    New Encyclopedia Hip Hop Podcast Episode! Today we are freestyling with a Hip Hop “roundtable” if you will, I’m joined by: @12Kyle and @RashanJamal The three of us discuss Golden Era Hip Hop music including: Favorite emcees Favorite albums Overrated emcees Underrated emcees Underrated albums   We don’t agree on everything which makes…

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Greatest Emcee Tournament Finals Rakim v. LL

There’s been a TON of upsets and interesting advances … It’s come down to these two … The God Emcee and The GOAT Lyricism Longevity Discography Relevance Classic Songs Any Intangibles you can think of … Who is the greatest for real? The Greatest songs tournament is coming, but for now it’s time to settle…

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Greatest Emcee Tournament Brackets #HipHop

Who is the greatest emcee of all time? We know Rakim is the greatest lyricist … IMO LL Cool J is the greatest Rapper When you put them all together, Lyricism Longevity Discography Relevance Classic Songs Classic lines Style etc. Who comes out on top? Time to vote … are you going chalk? Will there…

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The Top 5 is Still Alive

So I wrote that BIG and Pac are NOT The greatest of all time NOR are they in the Top 5…AND that the Top 5 are STILL alive and over 30 (Shiddddd The top 3 is 40 and up) The Whole LIST is almost 40 What does it take to be labeled the GREATEST of…

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5 of the earliest Hip Hop / R&B Collaborations

These days in music it seems that every track has some sort of singing and rhyming in it, whether it’s a collaboration of some sort or the artist is doing both the singing and the emceeing (for better or for worse) But where did it all begin? Soon there will be a new list where…

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EHH Review: Paid In Full

Paid in full is arguably (and according to this site) The GREATEST Hip Hop Album ever created. Released in 1987 by Eric B. & Rakim during the “Golden Age” of Hip Hop helped change the game and ushered in a new way of rhyming, lyrical dexterity, delivery and subject matter The rhyme scheme and technique…

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Rakim

Rakim The God Emcee Hip Hop Hall of Fame for: Emcee Influential contributor/ambassador From: Long Island Crew Affiliation: None Debut Album: Paid in Full (1987) Best Song: “I aint no joke” Classic Singles: (7 Minimum for HOF Status) I aint no joke My Melody Microphone Fiend Paid in full Eric B for President Mahogany Move…

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