DMX is going through it right now. But prior to his arrest earlier this week, the embattled rapper experienced something we can all appreciate -- he met his rap idol Rakim for the very first time. And it was all caught on video.
It’s the hottest show of the fall the WBLK Celebrating 50 Years of Greatness Old School Hip Hop Show Friday, October 3rd at Shea’s; starring DMX, Rakim, Rob Base, EPMD, Chubb Rock, and Kool Moe Dee.
Just as important as charisma, rhymes and beats, personal style is one of the most important elements of a rapper's allure. An MC must also have impeccable taste to really flourish in the visual world of hip-hop. But following popular trends and bragging about brand names isn't enough to earn a spot in our Style Hall of Fame.
Veteran lyricist Rakim Allah received the prestigious I Am Hip-Hop Award during the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards telecast. If there's one rapper that embodies hip-hop, it's Rakim, whom many regard as the "God MC."