Eric B. & Rakim Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame


Eric B. & Rakim have been nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Rakim is revered in the hip-hop community for his complex rhymes and delivery. He and dj Eric B. enjoyed huge success in the late 80's and early 90's with hits like "Eric B Is President," "I Aint No Joke," "Juice (Know the Ledge)" and "Microphone Fiend."

They recorded four albums together before Rakim went solo.

This is the first nomination for the duo.

Other nominess include War, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns N' Roses, The Beastie Boys, the Cure, Heart, the Spinners and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Rufus with Chaka Khan, Donna Summer, Donovan, Laura Nyro, Freddie King and The Small Faces/The Faces.

The New York Times broke down the method used to pick the nominees.

The nominees were chosen by 40 critics and musicologists who serve on the hall’s nominating committee. The ballots will now be sent to a larger group of 500 critics, musicians and industry professionals who vote on them. Every year, the hall inducts at least five artists or groups from the list. The choices are announced in late November and a ceremony will be held to honor the inductees on April 14.


Eric B. & Rakim "I Aint No Joke"


Eric B. & Rakim "Microphone Fiend"



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Comment by marquis on September 28, 2011 at 11:02am spit your game freestyle
Comment by ANTHONY HURT on September 28, 2011 at 10:27am
maybe its just me but why are they even in the running.where is the longevity,what have they done in the past 20yrs.Im a west coast n**** so n**** like cube,Dre.Dj.quik,Eazy e,E40,Too short.are more worthy
Comment by Hatedbymany on September 28, 2011 at 9:49am
Thats Whats Up Big Up's 2 Them!
Comment by Infamou$Hill on September 28, 2011 at 9:20am
Better late than never.
Comment by HUSTLER *RakimGodMc* on September 28, 2011 at 9:17am
finally well deserved im glad my favorite rapper got nominated the god mc aint no joke
Comment by JR Scar on September 28, 2011 at 8:03am
bout time, both legends. also.. Stagalee, good lookin out on the posting of lyrics to his songs. dope. i wish more ppl would do that instead of posting this b******* spam like the stupid sucka below my post.
Comment by SAM_ORA on September 28, 2011 at 5:58am
FIRST NOMINATION???????? It's about time THEN!! Miss that time....
Comment by Coogie'YO,CheckSubliminalThugizm on September 28, 2011 at 4:10am
Oh yes he the G.O.D - MC..."Melting Microphones Instead Of Cones A Ice Cream"....(Burrr)
Comment by NotoriousRambo on September 28, 2011 at 2:50am
Comment by OJ BUNDY on September 28, 2011 at 1:32am
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