A$AP Rocky Meets His Namesake Rakim [Video]

Rakim, Angie Martinez, and A$AP Rocky

A$AP Rocky got the surprise of a lifetime when he visited Angie Martinez’s radio show on Hot 97. During an earlier interview, the Harlem MC, whose real name is Rakim, revealed that he was named after the legendary MC.

“Both my parents [are] huge fans,” said the “Peso” rapper, adding, “I’ve never even met him.”

So the next time he stopped by her studio, Angie surprised him by bringing Rakim. Check out his reaction.

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  1. Jesus

    Rocky is so f**ckin cool.


  2. Lily

    cool beans


  3. Hugh


    Angie is looking hot these days


  4. nicegirl

    That is so cool that Rocky is named after him and now is becoming a rapper. Loved the interview.


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  6. ladyrt23

    that was a beautiful interview in so many ways!!!


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