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"Glorify your uniqueness": Rakim offers advice for young artists

Prolific rapper and lyricist Rakim explains how he developed his multisyllabic style of rhyming that set him apart from the mainstream rappers of the late '80s and 1990s. He opens up to Salon's D. Watkins about writing rhymes in his childhood bedroom...

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