Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em

Eric B. & Rakim - Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1990 Ratings: #207 / 309
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Based on 36 ratings
Liked by 1 person
May 22, 1990 / Release Date
LP / Format
MCA Records / Label
Hip Hop, Boom Bap / Genres
Rakim, Eric B. / Primary Artists
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On the heels of the super classics Paid In Full (1987) and Follow The Leader (1988) Eric B and Rakim drop their third album Let The Rhythm Hit Em.

Maybe because of the epicness of their first two albums, this one is often overlooked in best Hip Hop album lists. It should not be though. Let The Rhythm Hit Em is a super tight album, a bit ‘darker’ sounding than the previous two, with Rakim as good as ever. Lyrically NO ONE can touch the R.

The production is excellent as well ... read more
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Track List

  1. Let The Rhythm Hit 'Em
  2. No Omega
  3. In The Ghetto
  4. Step Back
  5. Eric B. Made My Day
  6. Run For Cover
  7. Untouchables
  8. Mahogany
  9. Keep 'Em Eager To Listen
  10. Set 'Em Straight
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Added on: June 1, 2013