Rakim Net Worth

Net Worth: $1 Million
Statistics
  • Source of Wealth:

    Music
  • Age:

    50
  • Birth Place:

    Wyandanch, Long Island, New York
  • Full Name:

    William Michael Griffin Jr.
  • Nationality:

    United States
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About William Michael Griffin Jr.

American rapper Rakim has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He is known to be one half of the rapping duo  Eric B. & Rakim which is widely considered as one of the most skilled and most Influential MCs of all time.

Also recognized as Rakim Allah, Rakim was born as William Michael Griffin Jr. on January 28, 1968 in Wyandanch, Long Island, New York, United States.

The duo’s album Paid in Full, was considered as MTV’s greatest hip hop album of all time in 2006. On the other hand, Rakim ranked fourth on the list of the Greatest MCs of All Time by MTV. In 2007, he was selected by the editors of About.com as  #1 on its list of Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007). In 2012, Rakim ranked first on The Source’s list of Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.

As duo, they have released four studio albums which include Paid in Full (1987), Follow the Leader (1988), Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em (1990), and Don't Sweat the Technique (1992). Pursuing his solo career, Rakim also released four albums titled The 18th Letter (1997), The Master (1999), The Archive: Live, Lost & Found (2008), and The Seventh Seal (2009). 

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Earnings 2009

Record Sales 2009
Estimated earnings from his album The Seventh Seal (12,000 copies sold)
$12,000

Earnings 1996

Record Sales 1996
Estimated earnings from his album The 18th Letter (certified gold by RIAA)
$500,000
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