If you’ve followed Rakaa from his early Dilated Peoples days straight through to his recently released solo debut LP, Crown of Thorns, you’re well aware of what the man can do on the mic. In the latest edition of OkayplayerTV, we get to see another side of Rakaa. Live from the legendary Gracie Academy headquarters in Torrance, California Rakaa (alongside Ralek Gracie) discusses his Jiu-Jitsu training and how it has helped him in his rap career. Rakaa’s Crown of Thorns is in stores now via Decon Records.