The 18th Letter – which was released on November 4th in 1997 via Universal Records – is the debut solo album by one of the greatest MCs of all time: Rakim. It features production by DJ Clark Kent, Pete Rock, Father Shaheed, Nick Wiz and DJ Premier. The 18th Letter debuted at number four on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, and was certified Gold in America.
In honor of The 18th Letter‘s 25th anniversary, Rakim will be doing a ten-city tour starting on October 15th. See full schedule below.
House of Blues Cleveland
Water Street Music Hall
Rams Head Live!
New Haven, CT
College Street Music Hall
New Jersey Performing Arts Center