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Eric B. & Rakim Among Finalists Nominated For 2012 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Legendary rap duo, Eric B. and Rakim, are among 15 acts who have been nominated for induction into the 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class. The Hall announced the names on Tuesday (September 27), also revealing that Gun N’ Roses, Joan Jett, and The Cure were also up for the honor, alongside previously nominated acts such as the Beastie Boys, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and War. Rakim is revered in the hip-hop community for his complex rhymes and delivery. He is credited as influencing some of today’s biggest rap stars. But, he got his first taste of success in…