How Much is Rakim Worth?

Rakim is well-known golden age hip-hopper who has accumulated a net worth of $2 million. He has made most of his fortune by selling the copies of his albums, headlining many tours and recording soundtracks for film production.

The Wyandanch, New York native was born in 1968, he demonstrated an early talent for music, playing baritone sax for the school band. His mother was a jazz singer, while his aunt was the R & B singer, which fully contributed to his further accomplishment. He has enjoyed a fruitful music career that saw him performing as both a solo artist and a part of a joint effort with other entertainers.

He became universally acknowledged as a towering figure and the most proficient MCs ever after participating in the duo Eric B. & Rakim. To date, impressive discography of legendary hip-hop pioneers includes four studio albums, which are marked by incredible exclusivity. Their 1987′ LP Paid in Full is especially notable, as it got the title of the most prominent hip-hop album by MTV and ranked #228 in the list of Rolling Stone’s 500 major albums of all time.

After the split with Eric B., he unveiled three magnificent studio record. His first outing The 18th Letter (1996) charted at the fourth position on the Billboard 200 and then sold over 500 thousand times, accumulating it Gold certification from the RIAA. His third studio album The Seventh Seal (2009) sold more than ten thousand copies that brought him $12 thousand.

He has also been inducted into the distinguished Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Now he still continues working and creating new music.