Rakim
The Loft + Lionheart Ent + AOTA Presents

Rakim

AOTA Creative, Izydope CEO & Dirtsound Affiliates, DJ Ruckus, Edicius, Sincere Sinatra

All Ages
Rakim is widely regarded as one of the most influential and most skilled MCs of all time.

Eric B. & Rakim's album Paid in Full was named the greatest hip hop album of all time by MTV in 2006, while Rakim himself was ranked #4 on MTV's list of the Greatest MCs of All Time.

Steve Huey of AllMusic stated that "Rakim is near-universally acknowledged as one of the greatest MCs – perhaps the greatest – of all time within the hip-hop community."

The editors of About.com ranked him #1 on their list of the 'Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007)'.

Rakim began his career as the emcee of the rap duo Eric B. & Rakim, who in 2011 were nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

In 2012, The Source ranked him #1 on their list of the "Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.

Venue Information:
The Loft.
414 E. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI, 48933