Man-about-town Brodiemash writes why this is a big deal:
Rakim is every rapper’s favorite rapper. I know that’s a phrase that gets overused but in this case, 99% of the time it’s the truth. Many of the world’s best lyricists look up to him as the best ever.
Indeed, in In 2012, The Source ranked Rakim #1 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time. The show is at 9 p.m. at Audie’s.