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Rakim and Big Daddy Kane are Hip-Hop legends and have long been considered masters of their craft.

Kane, who erupted on the scene in the late '80s with The Juice Crew track, has been praised in the Hip Hop history books thanks to a body of works such as 1988's "Long Live The Kane" and 1989's "It's A Big Daddy Thing."

Meanwhile, Rakim is most notably referred to as the "God MC" for his exquisite rhyming abilities and exalted for iconic Eric B. & Rakim songs such as "Paid In Full," "I Know You Got Soul," and "Don't Sweat The Technique."

On Saturday (June 19) — also known as Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States — Rakim and Big Daddy Kane will share a stage at the WPA Juneteenth & Black Music Festival in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The performance will unquestionably stir up nostalgia as both MCs journey through their classics as part of a stacked, three-day event.

Rakim has been a student of the culture his whole life. During an interview with The Chron last month, he revealed why he pays attention to newer artists.

“I’m a big fan of Hip Hop, so I try to listen to a little bit of everything,” he said. “Kendrick, Cole, Hit-Boy, Lil Baby. These brothers are making great music and good songs that catch people’s attention. So I try to listen to everything and keep my ear to the street.”

The WPA Juneteenth & Black Music Festival goes down on June 18, 19, and 20 at Point State Park and highlights Rakim and Big Daddy Kane and The Ohio Players, Raheem Devaugh, and many more.

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