I was on a train, destination - Marley Marl's domain Date back I go beyond, check the holy Qu'ran Since the world's metamorphis, and the plan is kept in orbit While you hit trees and coast I spit flows that be ferocious Under the influence of beats and instruments Kick my feet up, then I find myself in time Remember That is a track off Rakim’s solo debut ‘The 18th Letter’ reminiscing the old days of hip hop. On a wild ass block, yeah, you find me there a lot Dollar signs and melodies and incredible rhymes Rakim chronology. Fire burns in me eternally time's eternity [Hook x4] I study I know the scriptures but nowaday ain't it vicious And if you had it, yeah, kids'd try to grab it The duo would go on to release a total of four studio albums before separating in 1992. The album features production by DJ Clark Kent, Pete Rock, Father Shaheed, Nick Wiz and DJ Premier. Isle and alley and meadow, theories thorough enough to echo It is considered by many to be his best album, debuting at #4 on the Billboard 200 charts. They strain to sling slang, I'm trained to bring game Back before they turned hip-hop to rap Every country city and borough, sidestreet and ghetto I rip shows, stay focused, and split cheese, with soldiers I entertain, things'll never be the same Thoughts that I had give me a blast of the past Women that look like actress the status of Cleopatra's No time to sip Mo's with hostess, never mind what the total gross is Followers turn on me they'll be in a mental infirmary To speeches at the Audobon, now we get our party on Certain records always seem to make me reminisce Turn the beat up, I get lost in the mind, come across the rhyme, I was on a train, destination - Marley Marl's domain, Teddy Ted and Special K was the first ones to play it, I pay dues until it pays me dough to do a show, In control and leave your soul overwhelmed, Under the influence of beats and instruments, Lyrics make it intricate and elements are tense, When you was playin' Pac Man, it was the jams I packed, Open the door, let the crowds in, over twenty thousand, Memories of unforgettable times on my mind, I like the way it went down and all of that, in fact. In new days to remember, always and forever The 18th Letter is the debut solo album of American emcee Rakim, released November 4, 1997, on Universal Records in the United States. Remember that? Their 1987 debut album, Paid in Full, became a benchmark within hip-hop and inspired many future rappers, partly due to Rakim’s lyrical proficiency. Coming off of a five-year hiatus, Rakim released his acclaimed debut solo album, The 18th Letter, in 1997. When you was playin' Pac Man, it was the jams I packed I kicked a freestyle 'til I heard the crowd roar The R baby. [Intro] All the mics I checked, most of all life's effects Since the first days you know of, till the last days is over From a compound, to the anatomy, to the breakdown of a atom It mean a lot, 'cause you can't bring it back, remember that (Think about it) I was the first one to rip it at the Union Square Just like the roof top, a place that only few can rock I can remember (2009) The Master is the second solo album by American rapper Rakim, released November 30, 1999, on Universal Records. When it was one mass of land, with one nash' of man Turntables we spin awkward but needles never skip off it On the radio with the crazy flow 'Cause I'll be back in Manhattan I used to be wild, me and my crew sit back and we smile I pay dues until it pays me dough to do a show From the days of the slave choppers, to the new age of prophets Rakim is credited with inspiring a generation of MC’s, having influenced numerous East and West Coast rappers, including the Wu-Tang Clan, 2Pac, Nas, Jay-Z, The Notorious B.I.G., and Eminem. Pinpoint the year, it's perfectly clear I did encores at the Encore, they wanted more They expectin the next testament, by the God Widely regarded as one of hip-hop’s most influential lyricists of all time, Rakim’s pioneering multisyllabic rhyming techniques demonstrated his lyrical superiority and helped cement his legacy.

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