That's when Rakim ran shit
The 1980’s truly was the era where every other rapper coming out seemed to be the new G.O.A.T.
But out of the horde of amazing lyricists coming out that decade, one man stood out from the rest. This man is Rakim, the other half of the infamous rap duo (and so brilliantly named) Eric B. and Rakim. This was the era when Rakim was the greatest rapper alive and revolutionized rhyming. Hell, he gave us dead presidents before Nas did!
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