2012 I Am Hip Hop Hall of Fame

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Rakim

Year of Honor: 2012

This year's honoree is the legendary lyricist Rakim! The Long Island emcee rose to fame during the golden era of hip hop and has influenced a generation of rappers that hope to achieve the success and respect that Rakim has over the past 27 years. 

Don't miss the living legend, Rakim on the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards on October 9 at 8P/7C!

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