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Rakim recently sat down for a live taping of the Touré Show podcast,  and in this clip the legendary rapper speaks about coming from a musically gifted home and being inspired at an early age by jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane.

He also speaks about a technique he uses to beat writer’s block.The legendary rapper explained that he works songs from the end, which he believes is the easiest concept to imagine. To hear more, hit the above clip.