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Roots Picnic 2022: Durand Bernarr, J. Period, DJ Jazzy Jeff & More Celebrate the Culture in Philly

60,000-plus tickets were sold for the 15th annual festival of Black music on the eve of hip hop’s 50th anniversary.
06/06/2022

A$AP Rocky Arrested At Los Angeles Airport

Rakim Mayers was detained in connection to a November 2021 shooting.
04/20/2022

Rakim Challenges Big Daddy Kane To Verzuz Battle In The Name Of Hip Hop

The former Juice Crew frontman has seemingly responded.
08/10/2020

Respect Mag's 'Greatest Day In Harlem' Cover Remembers The Day Hip-Hop's Greatest United

These rappers joined to recreate Art Kane’s iconic portrait.
09/30/2018

Rakim Acknowledges Jay-Z's Growth on '4:44'

He says hip-hop needs to be made for the older generation.
07/22/2017

Rappers Who Prove Hip-Hop Will Never Support a #MuslimBan

Not today, Trump.
01/30/2017

Mic Drop: Rakim Shares Why Artists Have a Responsibility to Speak Up About Injustice

The God MC drops some gems of wisdom.
07/28/2016

Watch DMX Geek Out Meeting Rakim for the First Time

Good for hip hop.
10/30/2015

Rakim and Big Daddy Kane Are Rap's Elder Statesmen

The two iconic MCs are profiled on Grantland.
07/20/2015