Watch Part 4:
In this clip, Rakim recalled some old tour stories. One of the more epic stories involved playing a game of pickup that turned into a slap boxing match with LL Cool J. To make sure he got out there, one of Rakim’s friends secretly bet him $1000 to snatch LL’s hat off. Rakim detailed their back-and-forth but revealed that he wasn’t able to get the hat.


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“I’m so far ahead of my time; I’m bout to start another life/ Look behind you, I’m bout to pass you twice.”- Jay Z “Youngins ice grillin’ me, oh you not feeling me/Fine, it cost you nothing/Pay me no mind” “I’d rather die enormous than live dormant” “They giveth and they taketh life is cruel that way/But even a broken clock is right at least two times a day” “A wise man told me don’t argue with fools, cause people from a distance can’t tell who is who.” “Swear to everything, when I leave this Earth, it’s gon’ be on both feet, never knees in the dirt” “No one said it would be easy, n**** livin’ is work” “I’m not afraid of dying, I’m afraid of not trying”