By K.B. Tindal
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
Often, when people debate who the greatest rappers of all time are, real hip hop heads bring up Rakim. There is a lot of history with Rakim and the role he played in the game. Fans out there are still wondering if there ever really was static with him and Big Daddy Kane.
Decades have passed and Rakim’s legacy lives on. Not only is Rakim still dropping new music, the new school is inspired by him. Such new school artists as J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar have both said they are huge Rakim fans, which shows they actually study the game.
Rakim recently sat down with Montreality and he had a lot to talk about in the interview. Early on, Rakim confirmed he is working on a new album, which is his first album in six years. He went on to speak on J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, and the new generation of hip hop.
Watch the entire interview below:
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