Video: Rakim & The Roots Live @ Blue Note

Rakim was joined by The Roots for a 25th Anniversary celebration for Paid In Full at Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC last night. Includes some performance footage and interviews with Ra and Black Thought.

Previously: My Favorite Verse: Rakim


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95 Responses to “Video: Rakim & The Roots Live @ Blue Note”

  1. mel kiper III Says:

    Its Rex talking doe

    to him a strong 6 = a dime

    ^
    i mean when you look like this: tinyurl.com/6h4ml2p

    youre options are limited

    give the poor guy a break

  2. stot Says:

    HALOUMI >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    GOAT cheese

  3. E aka Mac with the Cheese Says:

    Its Rex talking doe

    to him a strong 6 = a dime

    ^
    lol

  4. rex hussla Says:

    again, I was mostly downtown, so they might not have even been Chicago natives.

  5. mel kiper III Says:

    well pardon me for not living your lavish lifestyle

    ^
    pardon granted

  6. mcb Says:

    stot Says:

    June 24th, 2011 at 12:50 pm
    what fucking language are you guys speaking?

    ^^
    Chez

  7. Marv Says:

    word cuz Jews go camping a lot…
    how many camp grounds they got in MIami beach and boca raton?

    ^^^

    Don’t get your panties in a bunch dickhead….

    I said he’s a jew because he said the key word “not too lavish”….

    Smarten up dickwad….

  8. Harlem World Says:

    experiencing other cultures >>>

    the world >>>_____

  9. stot Says:

    reading about MySQL and querying<<<<<<<<<<<<

    the fuck………………

  10. Harlem World Says:

    cosign strong 7’s

  11. E aka Mac with the Cheese Says:

    what fucking language are you guys speaking?

    ^
    speaking multiple foreign languages is grown man steez(c)FBM

  12. Chief Ali Says:

    So you’re saying that your city isn’t coming through in the women dept?

    —–

    maybe its the fact that i’ve been here for 26 years, but for the most part Chicago women are a letdown. There are some bad ones for sure, but it seems like they don’t be out and about like that, almost as if they’re hiding or some shit. summer time bring ’em out though

    summertime chi>>>>>>>

  13. rex hussla Says:

    baby jesus aka Luis Guzman talking shit?!?!

    The same dude that is banned from the Puerto Rican day parade for sexual harrassing 200 pounders?

  14. el feces loco Says:

    stot Says:
    June 24th, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    what fucking language are you guys speaking?

    ^
    word

    kizzas talking marathons, chicago landmarks to visit, camping and 4k’s

  15. mcb Says:

    Marv Says:

    June 24th, 2011 at 12:51 pm
    word cuz Jews go camping a lot…
    how many camp grounds they got in MIami beach and boca raton?

    ^^^

    Don’t get your panties in a bunch dickhead….

    I said he’s a jew because he said the key word “not too lavish”….

    Smarten up dickwad….

    ^^^
    you get your IQup kind sir

    Jews always live lavish, just for cheap

  16. mel kiper III Says:

    i heard that the chicks be coming out for that food festival in the Chi for 4th July Wknd doe

    true or false?

  17. E aka Mac with the Cheese Says:

    baby jesus aka Luis Guzman talking shit?!?!

    The same dude that is banned from the Puerto Rican day parade for sexual harrassing 200 pounders?

    ^
    lmao

  18. big_seth Says:

    Slumbilical Says:
    June 24th, 2011 at 12:32 pm
    Arranges for a NR wifey run-a-thon for charity.
    ^^

    LOL.

    and I don’t see how my girl running a marathon makes me white??

    you niggas do know that Kenyan’s KILL that marathon shit. like seriously, every one she has ever ran got wrecked by a black dude or girl.

    your logic aint adding up folks.

  19. Deen Says:

    Like colored chicks gotta be fat and stupid.

    ^^^

    ROFL.

    He went there [ll].

  20. mel kiper III Says:

    they cant never ban me

  21. Joe 88 Says:

    I Choose to live the street life, aint no turning back
    Niggaz want beef, I raise the heat like a thermostat
    – Broadway

    SMH @ myself

  22. stot Says:

    this is nerd shit, b

    sometimes i want to be a personal trainer (II)

    this engineer shit loses me sometimes

    but that’s where the money’s at…

    in my heart i want to be famous..

    i modeled a bit when i was really young and took a lot of acting/drama classes….

    why do we have to take the “safe route”?

    you only live once, fuck…

  23. Marv Says:

    Yo, Harlem, what you think of that deal Shawty Lo signed with 50 Cent last week?…

    It’s 50/50, I think it’s great, unless 50 Cent has some other shit he’s holding out from the public I think Shawty Lo got a real deal…

  24. Chief Ali Says:

    i heard that the chicks be coming out for that food festival in the Chi for 4th July Wknd doe

    true or false?

    ———

    lmao at food festival

    the Taste nigga?

    that’s false though unless you’re Beezy, them teens be out there with the coochie cutters on a hundred thousand trillion

    i’ll pass

  25. big_seth Says:

    Chief Ali Says:
    June 24th, 2011 at 12:53 pm
    So you’re saying that your city isn’t coming through in the women dept?

    —–

    maybe its the fact that i’ve been here for 26 years, but for the most part Chicago women are a letdown. There are some bad ones for sure, but it seems like they don’t be out and about like that, almost as if they’re hiding or some shit. summer time bring ‘em out though

    summertime chi>>>>>>>
    ^^

    I promise I’m going to the Chi next summer.

    no excuses. This summer its NY. I’m hype.

  26. Slumbilical Says:

    I’m Latino and Arab and I’m Muslim and now cats wanna say I’m Jewish? I swear you niccas was dropped on your heads as babies. Shame on your mothers for watching Oprah while you cats was rolling down the steps, sustaining permanent brain injuries.

  27. mel kiper III Says:

    shoutout to jorge for getting banned from the pr parade for eating that fat bitch coochie on the hood of his civic

    my nigga

  28. rex hussla Says:

    baby jesus’ whole steez is lonely drunk fat guy with mad beads and a camera on Mardi Gras

  29. big_seth Says:

    I’ve seen some BANGIN kenyan chicks cross that finish line with just the right amount of sweat on em…

    booty lookin hella strong.

    but I wait for wifey to finish. LOL.

  30. Harlem World Says:

    marathons ..smh..thats health right there

  31. Chief Ali Says:

    shoutout to jorge for getting banned from the pr parade for eating that fat bitch coochie on the hood of his civic

    ——

    DIZZZZEAD at the visual

    “in broad daylight get right”

  32. mel kiper III Says:

    them teens be out there with the coochie cutters on a hundred thousand trillion

    ^
    #swag

  33. Marv Says:

    Yo, Stot, follow your heart boo boo…

    Everything will be alright….

  34. Harlem World Says:

    slum is pakistani – he tells chicks hes spanish x lebanese

  35. mcb Says:

    stot Says:

    June 24th, 2011 at 12:57 pm
    this is nerd shit, b

    sometimes i want to be a personal trainer (II)

    this engineer shit loses me sometimes

    but that’s where the money’s at…

    in my heart i want to be famous..

    i modeled a bit when i was really young and took a lot of acting/drama classes….

    why do we have to take the “safe route”?

    you only live once, fuck…

    ^^^
    ah but with the safe route, you can go get hte things necessary to go the other route

    you wanna train, do it up in hte offtime but keep your hobbies/other talents in use

    def easier said than done, im with you tho. but i dont mind accounting so much

  36. el feces loco Says:

    and I don’t see how my girl running a marathon makes me white??

    you niggas do know that Kenyan’s KILL that marathon shit. like seriously, every one she has ever ran got wrecked by a black dude or girl.

    ^
    keyword:Kenyans…them blacks be imported

  37. Harlem World Says:

    female athletes >>>

  38. mcb Says:

    Harlem World Says:

    June 24th, 2011 at 12:59 pm
    marathons ..smh..thats health right there
    ^^^^
    most of those long distance women are not whats up

  39. E aka Mac with the Cheese Says:

    them teens be out there with the coochie cutters on a hundred thousand trillion

    ^
    #swag

    ^
    *books flight to chicago*

  40. mel kiper III Says:

    this is nerd shit, b

    sometimes i want to be a personal trainer (II)

    this engineer shit loses me sometimes

    but that’s where the money’s at…

    in my heart i want to be famous..

    i modeled a bit when i was really young and took a lot of acting/drama classes….

    why do we have to take the “safe route”?

    you only live once, fuck…

    ^
    lolololol

    why this read like a HH comment tho

  41. Marv Says:

    I’m Latino and Arab

    ^^^^

    Niggas is white b (c) Stot…..

  42. stot Says:

    whenever i get in touch with my artistic / creative side…

    that’s the shit i remember…

    i always remember some of the poetry i wrote for class in the past…

    or jammin with my buddies during freshman year of college, even though i’m not really into that…

    this shit is just factory work man…

    we’re peons….

    stuck in a fucking matrix…

    why do we have to follow the system?

    i want to break out, no homo…

  43. rex hussla Says:

    Jan Vesely >>>

    *dead* at dude saying he’s not the European Blake Griffin, but Blake is the American Jan Vesely after tonguing down his 6’5” broad on national TV. He killed it at the draft last night.

  44. mel kiper III Says:

    comments to see comments

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