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  1. Eric Bellinger Delivers 'In My Prime' Feat. Phil Ade, Announces 'Eric ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Billboard

    Rachel Platten at Hot 100 Fest 2016: 'I'm So Proud' of 'Fight Song,' Getting 'A Little Bit Darker' on New Music Taking inspiration from this year's historic 2016 election and rap legends Eric B. & Rakim , R&B singer/songwriter Eric Bellinger is rolling out his own campaign with the forthcoming mixtape Eric B for President - Term 1. " Eric B for President has been a title that has stuck with me my whole life lol," the singer/songwriter tells Billboard over email. "Eric B & Rakim were 2 of rap music's most coveted pioneers.


  2. Simon Smith column: Long-term degradation of Blackburn Rovers is the issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Lancashire Telegraph

    IT is clear to every Rovers fan that we have been equally cursed and blessed. We had the best owner in the history of football and now we have to endure the worst.


  3. Why old school hip-hop is the hot new thing in pop cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | Dallas Morning News

    ... radio channel that runs 24/7 on SiriusXM, they're partying like it's 1999. And 1989. Sometimes, even 1979. Eric B. & Rakim leads into The Notorious B.I.G., which gives way to Digital Underground. If you're of a certain age roughly 35 or older the ...


  4. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: 17 acts you've never heard of that deserve inductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 |

    ... it came time for the Rock Hall to recognize sidemen. Hip-hop heads may be crying foul in terms of putting Eric B. & Rakim on this list. But for rock purists, the duo's name probably doesn't ring a bell. Eric B. & Rakim are responsible for what might ...


  5. Eric B. & RakimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | BBC News

    Eric B. & Rakim were a hip hop duo from Long Island, New York, composed of Eric B. and MC Rakim . AllMusic wrote that "during rap's so-called golden age in the late '80s, Eric B. & Rakim were almost universally recognized as the premier DJ/MC team in all of hip-hop."


  6. RakimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | BBC News

    William Michael Griffin, Jr. , better known by his stage name Rakim, is an American rapper. One half of golden age hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential and most skilled MCs of all time.


  7. Tonight's Concert Picks: City of the Sun at Boot & Saddle, The World...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... tickets for the show here . Long Island native Rakim headlines Union Transfer tonight, performing his 1987 Eric B. & Rakim debut Paid in Full , in full. The album put the now-legendary duo on the map as a leader in the golden age of hip hop, ...


  8. 6 things to do in D.C., Maryland and Virginia from July 14-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Through July 23: March on Washington Film Festival Various venues and ticket prices; through July 23; Inspiration seems in short supply these days.


  9. Kristen Wiig as 'Bachelorette'; MARRS member dies; 'Dora' star a bully?: AM BuzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    ... a one-off collaboration with A.R. Kane members Alex Ayuli, Rudy Tambala and Russell Smith that yielded the Eric B. & Rakim-sampling 1987 hit "Pump Up the Volume." The voice of "Dora the Explorer" has been called a bully in a new lawsuit. Fatima ...


  10. Scott Johnson is looking for the next great hip-hop lyricist and rapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 |

    ... contemporary styles, the whole idea of writing and rapping thoughtful hip-hop lyrics in the tradition of Eric B. & Rakim, Nas and Eminem is becoming a lost art. So, he and producer Othawordz (with whom he runs Shed Studios) are sponsoring a free ...


  11. Eric B & Rakim: The Sprite Conspiracy Begs QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 |

    You will notice no reference to Eric B and only mention of Rakim, although these lyrics and these songs are by Eric B and Rakim . Last year Sprite dropped a commercial to promote their new hip-hop inspired Sprite soda cans urging rap fans to obey their thirst.


  12. Premiere: D. Weathers & Vado Chase After "Bonnie Bang"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Vibe

    Upstate New York resident D. Weathers is back on the scene to detail his hot pursuit of the flawless "Bonnie Bang." The Poughkeepsie native teams up with Harlem spitter Vado to find the ideal woman who can keep up with thugs in the streets and be a lady in between the sheets.


  13. Talib Kweli, Soul Rebels Announce Joint West Coast Tour: ExclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Billboard

    New Orleans-bred brass band the Soul Rebels have been blending jazz, funk and soul for more than two decades now, and for the better part of the past year, they've been incorporating more and more hip-hop into that brew. Following up on a successful East Coast tour backing Talib Kweli this February, the band is collaborating with Kweli again for a two-week, eight date run through the West Coast this fall, from Sept.


  14. Craft Beer Week, Rakim, Bike Night, and more things to do in Chicago this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    Rakim, half of Eric B. and Rakim, plays the 80s hip-hop duo's 1987 debut Paid in Full in its entirety at Park West on Thu 5/26. The days are getting longer, so you'll need even more to do to fill the time.


  15. Unbeliebable: Now there's a Justin Bieber activity for all your craft needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Age

    From the makers of such pop cultural offerings as Doin It With Class: The Kim Kardashian Dot to Dot; Dressing The Yeezy Way and Under Star Projectors: The Drake Colouring Book, comes Seeing Is Beliebing: The Justin Bieber Colouring Book. Capitalising on the adult-colouring book craze, UK-based Sugoi books has made a name for itself with novelty craft texts and their Bieber version uses illustrations from contributing artists all over the world .


  16. Rolling Stone Lists The "100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs Of All Time"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 |

    Rolling Stone magazine has once again presented a greatest of all time list. The latest edition focuses on songs by Hip Hop artists.


  17. a D.C. Rapper's Love Song To a Gentrifying HometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... neighborhood where she was raised and still lives. As the music cycles between samples, from Suzanne Vega to Eric B. & Rakim , June expands the focus of her lyrics, from gentrification to the prison industrial complex to racism to corporations. And ...


  18. Baby's Still Got SauceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Broward-Palm Beach

    G. Love was born Garrett Dutton in Philadelphia. As he grew up, his musical skills and creative mind developed impressively, and eventually he found himself busking on the streets of his hometown.


  19. Eric B Sits Down With Combat Jack And Talks Paid In Full, Hip Hop, & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | 95.7 The Beat

    Combat Jack always come with the realness. This time he invited one of the Hip Hop heavy weights from the golden era, Eric B up to the studio.


  20. Rakim To Perform 'Paid In Full' In Its Entirety In NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 |

    Any list of greatest rap albums in history without Eric B. & Rakim's Paid in Full is incomplete. The masterful 1987 body of work is considered a benchmark in the evolution of lyricism for Hip Hop culture, and now fans in the New York City area will get to experience Rakim performing the classic in full.