50 Cent Pledges Loyalty To Rakim

Written by on October 5, 2021

50 Cent could also be decently faraway from the rap recreation, having shifted his sights to constructing a tv empire, however the former Shady/Aftermath emcee has by no means strayed solely from his roots. And whereas he is spending the vast majority of his time and power occupied on the ongoing Starz series BMFFif took a second to have a good time one in every of his notable musical influences.

Taking to Instagram to pay homage, Fif shared a clip from the legendary Rakim‘s Tiny Desk Live performance, providing up just a few phrases in celebration of his legacy. “In the event you don’t know who that is please don’t discuss to me in life, please and thanks,” captions Fif, as Ra fires off rapid-fire bars from his basic Eric B collaboration “Know The Ledge.” 


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Given 50’s extensive history of trolling his fellow artists, it is at all times good to see him present like to among the recreation’s legends. It is also value noting that Rakim, like 50, hung out signed to Dr. Dre‘s Aftermath Information — although Ra’s tenure alongside the Doc was ultimately cut short over inventive variations. Alas, we by no means bought the possibility to see 50 and Rakim join as collaborators, with their shared placement on the eight Mile soundtrack as shut as we would come.

Take a look at 50’s type phrases devoted to some of the influential rappers of all time under, and do you have to like what you hear, do your self a favor and take a look at Rakim’s complete Tiny Desk Live performance under. Do you assume we’ll hear a few of his music integrated into 50’s tv universe shifting ahead?

WATCH: Rakim’s Tiny Desk Live performance

Supply: HotNewHipHop

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