Source of Wealth:Music
Birth Place:Wyandanch, Long Island, New York
Full Name:William Michael Griffin Jr.
Date of Birth:January 28, 1968
Children:1 (Jabar Griffin)
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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