Legendary Hip-Hop pioneer Rakim discusses the evolution of rap music, passing of rapper DMX at Houston’s Bar 5015

Known for being one of the first in the rap industry to present complicated, intricate rhymes, Rakim, whose government name is William Michael Griffin, Jr., is one of the most influential rappers in history. The ‘Paid in Full’ and ‘I Ain’t No Joke’ rapper performed at Houston’s Bar 5015 and proved that he can still rock a crowd even years after the golden age of Hip-Hop.