hip hop world patiently awaits, for Rakim,
the god of rap to emerge after signing with Dr. Dre's
Aftermath Records. In a recent interview with Jerry
Barrow, a freelance writer, Brooklyn's M.O.P. said they
were contacted by Rakim to be on his yet-untitled album.
"I had a convo with Rakim. He said he got a slot
for us on his new album," Billy Danz said. "I
get a chance to rock with the God."
has popped up with Kool G Rap on "Ghetto Nigga"
from Bad Boy's G-Dep's debut, the Long Island rap resident
has laid low since his last album, The Master.
Being on Aftermath has possibly given another fan of
Rakim the chance to bless the mic with the God. "You
better believe I want to work with Rakim!," Kurupt
said in an interview with Allhiphop.com. In the past,
Kurupt has said, "My idol ain't no joke so why
in the fuck would I be," referring to Eric B and
Rakim's "I Ain't No Joke."
for Aftermath would only confirm that Rakim was formulating
how he wants to present himself creatively on the album.