In his autobiography, ‘Sweat The Technique: Revelations On Creativity from the Lyrical Genius,’ Rakim explains more thoroughly the circumstances which led to him leaving Aftermath Records without ever recording a studio album. The book has hundreds of reviews on Amazon with a 4.8 (out of 5) rating. Anyone interested can find it here.
Find the 2-page excerpt below of The R explaining his reasons for leaving Dr. Dre. We’ve included a video up top where Rakim also explains this matter to Toure.