Rakim Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Feb, 2016
Facts of Rakim
Date of Birth: 1968 , January-28
Age: 53 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Rakim
Birth Name William Michael Griffin, Jr.
Father William Griffin Sr.
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Wyandanch, New York
Ethnicity Black
Profession Rapper
Net Worth $ 1 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 71 kg
Famous for The God MC, Kid Wizard, Rakim Allah
Married Yes
Children Jabar Griffin
Awards BET Hip Hop Awards I Am Hip-Hop Icon Award
Music Group Eric B. & Rakim (1986 1993)
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Rakim is known with his birth name as William Michael Griffin, Jr. who was born in 28, January 1968. Rakim is also dictated as The God MC as well as he is also known as Kid Wizard. Rakim was born in Wyandanch, Long Island of New York and Rakim belongs with the American nationality additionally with the white ethnicity background. Rakim genres are basically Hip-Hop and he is occupationally a rapper by his professional belonging. Rakim is also dictated to be an American emcee and his active years within the industry started from the year 1984 and till today he is holding a successful position within his career. He is also dictated as one of the most active and skilled MC of the town over all the time. Rakim as being the nephew of Ruth Brown who is also a popular R&B singer and actress of the American town was highly influenced by her as well.

Rakim was into hip-hop when he was just 18 years old. During the very time Eric B. brought him across the house of Marley Marl’s and from where his bio of professionalism started. Later in the year 1985 he started his professional life with the release of 4 studio albums and he made them separated in the year 1992. All of those took a successful position and this made him to get more influenced across the industry. After this, during the year 1986 the also took his step towards the classical music segments and he was also dictated being as “New York’s top MC” by his fans and well-wishers.

Rakim though is very popular with his professional stories at the same time he is lacking behind with his personal life mentioning and providing information within the public. There is no any adequate information about his affair with which he is having his dating. Neither Rakim is the father of any children nor has he claimed of any spouse in his life. It seems that Rakim bio mentions currently he is single and he is searching for a best partner with whom he can get married with. Rakim is also very supportive in his real nature. He helps to the struggling faces that are willing to take up their step in the music industry. Rakim loves travelling a lot and his personal diaries is full with his travelling stories. Rakim is straight in his sexuality and he is not a gay at all.

Rakim height is approximately around 6 feet tall but there is no any adequate and approximate information mentioning about his height. Additionally, his bio also shares that his salary is exclusive all because of his progressive career and that made him to earn with the net worth of the amount that is around 1 million American dollars in the year 2015.