Name: Rakim
Occupation: Rapper
Gender: Male
Birth Day: January 28, 1968
Age: 56
Birth Place: Long Island - New York
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


Rakim was born on 28 January 1968(56 years old) in New York. Rakim is Rapper, Zodiac sign - Aquarius. More detail about Rakim given below.

About Rakim

Eric B & Rakim is a hip hop duo from the United States comprised of Eric B and Rakim. He is widely considered to be one of the most influential and talented MCs of all time.

William Michael Griffin Jr., known by his stage name Rakim, is an American rapper and record producer. As part of the golden age hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim, he is widely regarded as one of the most talented and influential MCs of all time. Rakim is considered a transformative character in hip hop when he elevates MC technique higher than ever. Rakim was instrumental in pioneering the use of intrinsic rhymes and polyphonic rhymes, and he was among the first to demonstrate his ability to sit down to write intricately elaborate lyrics with word choices and rhythms. Smarter metaphors are the impromptu styles and simple rhyming patterns that predominate. Rakim is also credited with making the overall shift from older, simpler learning streams to more complex ones. Rapper Kool Moe Dee explains that before Rakim the term 'flow' was not widely used - “Rakim was basically the inventor of the flow

Also known asThe God MC, Kid Wizard, Rakim Allah, The R
LabelsRa, 4th & B'way, Island, MCA, Aftermath
Instrumentsvocals, saxophone, drums
Birth nameWilliam Michael Griffin Jr.
Occupation(s)Rapper, songwriter, record producer
Associated actsEric B. & Rakim
BornJanuary 28, 1968, Wyandanch, New York, U.S.
Years active1985–present
GenresHip hop


He was signed to Dr. Dre's label, Aftermath Entertainment, in 2000.

Rakim before fame

When he was younger, he responded to Eric B's hunt for an MC, and their first recorded track took place at his roommate's home studio in 1986.

Achievement of Rakim

He signed with Dr. Dre's label, Aftermath Entertainment, in the year 2000.

Salary 2020

Not known

Net Worth 2020

$2 Million

Rakim family life

His son's name is Jabar Griffin. His uncle is R&B artist Ruth Brown.

Associations of Rakim

He collaborated with DMX on the 2013 single"Don't Call Me".

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