Rakim perfoms at Marquette Park in Chicago with the Rock Steady Crew.
Rakim performs “Don’t Sweat the Technique” during the “Takin’ it to the Streets” event in Chicago.
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Rakim performs Follow the Leader on the stage in Marquette Park at the Takin’ it to the Streets event.
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