Rakim doesn’t ‘really speak’ to Eric B anymore
theGRIO REPORT - In a recent interview, Rakim confirms he’s working on a 4th solo album later for this year, but Eric B won’t be involved at all...
Eric B & Rakim were legends during the golden era of rap.
Rakim Allah, known for his deep baritone and menacing delivery, combined with Eric B’s smooth production, made for a talented duo.
You can’t have a thorough discussion about the evolution of hip-hop without the mentioning of the NYC tandem.
Though they parted ways in the mid 90’s, fans have longed for a reunion album. In a recent interview, Rakim confirms he’s working on a 4th solo album later for this year, but Eric B won’t be involved at all.
“Eric B’s not my enemy but we don’t really speak,” said Rakim of his former partner to XXL. “I don’t wish him no bad luck, but I don’t call him.”
Check out the rest of the interview here and let us know what you think in the comments below.
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