“Through my travels I try to take righteous steps
Because right or left could mean life of death
No matter how trife it get, my sights is set”
This is one hell of an emcee!
Rakim’s gritty sounding song “Waiting For the World To End” is this week’s Thursday Throwback track. The song is well deserving as Rakim displays incredible wordplay over a classic beat. He tells stories, uses witty lyrics, and references multiple topics through insanely clever puns and metaphors. We find Rakim to be one of the dopest emcees to ever live and his track is a clear example of why we think so.
Check it out below!