PART ONE – an exclusive DJ set, performed and recorded LIVE in one take – features iconic Rakim rhymes flipped with legendary beats from A Tribe Called Quest, Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Nas, Black Thought, James Brown, and more, to create an incredible re-imagining of Hip Hop history with J.PERIOD on the ones and twos.
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PART TWO – a new kind of visual mixtape – brings listeners into the world of The 18th Letter like never before, fusing behind-the-scenes interviews with an epic live performance from Rakim and J.PERIOD, filmed on a Brooklyn rooftop and set against the Manhattan skyline. Directed by Julia Liu.
PART THREE [Rakim Remixed] re-imagines iconic Rakim verses over legendary beats from Biggie, Jay-Z, Dr. Dre, Mobb Deep, and more… a history-making episode of The Live Mixtape performed and recorded LIVE by Rakim & J.PERIOD, with guest appearances from Busta Rhymes and DJ Jazzy Jeff!