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  • Born

    28 January 1968 (age 56)

  • Born In

    Wyandanch, Babylon, Suffolk County, New York, United States

Rakim (full name Rakim Allah), born on Long Island, New York is a black American rapper. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest rappers (and top amongst the most influential rappers) in hip-hop history, having revolutionized hip-hop lyricism with his complex flow, elaborate metaphors and rapid delivery. Together with Eric B, he released a number of classic albums between 1987 and 1992. He later released his solo debut album in 1997. To date his most successful album is 'The 18th Letter'

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