Saturday Nov 23
Rakim at Town Ballroom - PHOTOS
If you put together a list of some of the most talented lyricists in history to grace the microphone, it better include Rakim! He recently touched down in Buffalo to give the local hip-hop heads a taste of his skills, and it was far from disappointing.
Heralded MC Rakim to rhyme in Buffalo - VIDEO
Long Island rapper Rakim - now a wizened 45 years old - will take the stage at 8 p.m. Friday at Town Ballroom, 681 Main St., Buffalo.
See You There
Artvoice's weekly round-up of featured events, including our editor's pick for the week: The Human Race , taking place this Saturday the 23rd at the Dnipro Ukrainian Cultural Center.
Born on the cusp of the of the 1980s hip-hop boom, Raw is influenced by hip-hop greats Public Enemy, KRS-1, Rakim and Nas as well as soul artists Curtis Mayfield, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder.
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