Happy Birthday to Raekwon, born January 12, 1970
gangster Lex Diamonds). Also notable was Raekwon's crackling chemistry with heavily featured Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Raekwon’s musical legacy and share your personal (because he's "cookin' up some marvelous sh*t to get your mouth watering"), Raekwon joined the Staten its individual members to sign with whatever label they chose, Raekwon stayed with Loud when the memories of him with us in the comments below! Born: January 12, 1970 Biography: Raekwon may not have Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Raekwon’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Happy Birthday to Raekwon, born January 12, 1970 Raekwon
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but unorthodox verbal alchemist. But Raekwon has remained the group’s understated workhorse, doing Raekwon The Wild H2O Records/Empire Buy via Amazon or iTunes | Stream Below Corey “Raekwon” Woods , Raekwon has created a catalogue of inconspicuous excellence. Raekwon has been an under-appreciated ALBUM REVIEW: Raekwon Delivers Another Winner with ‘The Wild’ . 2 was a remarkable return to form. Raekwon has since released two more quality albums in Shaolin Vs Raekwon Kanye West to Freddie Gibbs to Ill Bill, just to name a few. Raekwon’s solo career has also shaped up With his seventh solo album, Raekwon embraces what has historically made Wu releases special, while not shying away from keeping the music current.
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that all the stars aligned for Raekwon the Chef’s debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… in the summer of Album” below to explore each album or view the full album index here. RAEKWON | Only Built 4 Cuban Raekwon 100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Raekwon’s ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…’ (1995) modern day crime saga that was brought to life with the vivid storytelling of Raekwon, who narrowly
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WELCOME BACK WAX: Raekwon’s ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…’ Gets Special Vinyl Reissue Treatment worthwhile endeavors. Namely, anticipating the forthcoming vinyl reissue of Raekwon’s classic debut Raekwon . The reissue is available stateside on February 26th at fine retailers everywhere. PRE-ORDER Raekwon’s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… via Amazon The reissue of Raekwon's classic debut LP hits stores later this month, with the initial limited
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) METHOD MAN - Tical 2000: Judgement Day (1998) (4) RAEKWON - Immobilarity (1999) (4) INSPECTAH DECK ) METHOD MAN - 4:21...The Day After (2006) (1) RAEKWON - Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang (2011) (1) RAEKWON - The readers’ poll coming soon. Albumism Readers’ Poll Results: 1. RAEKWON - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… (1995 Raekwon | Ghostface Killah | GZA | Inspectah Deck | Masta Killa | Method Man | Ol’ Dirty Bastard | Raekwon | RZA | U
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gangster/Mafioso feel. Raekwon took the alter-ego of Lex Diamonds while Ghostface Killah transformed into comfortably behind the soon-to-be superstars like Method Man, GZA, Raekwon, and Ol’ Dirty Bastard. He then famously played co-pilot to Raekwon on the Chef’s classic debut album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx description. Ghost returns the favor that Raekwon paid him on Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…, featuring his prison, Cappadonna was first introduced to the world on Raekwon’s “Ice Cream” and “Ice Water,” and
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showcased on fellow Wu member Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx. Ghostface received good reviews for guest appearances from Vince Staples, RZA, and Raekwon. Read more via AllMusic here. Discography
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Cobb, Raekwon featuring CeeLo Green, and Kamasi Washington. Stream the playlist below or here and be
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guitar loop, sparse drums, and muted keys. Raekwon’s pair of verses bookend the track, as he both evoke the Wu’s heavy Mafioso-influenced style and delivery, such as “MGM.” The track features Raekwon , Clifford “Method Man” Smith, Dennis “Ghostface Killah” Coles, Corey “Raekwon” Woods, Russell “Ol’ Dirty whole. On “Little Ghetto Boy,” Raekwon leads off with a powerful tale cautioning youth against , evokes the sound of Clan members rapping over re-freaked soul samples, as Raekwon, Deck, U-God
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-Tang Clan. Not surprisingly, Price and Raekwon’s verses take center stage for the epic emcee showdown
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, Jadakiss and Styles P, O.T. Genasis, Chance the Rapper, Mary J. Blige, Raekwon, MF Doom, and
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likes of Raekwon and Ghostface. The single itself was met with critical acclaim, landing the pair a York’s five boroughs, by giants of the game like AZ, Rakim, and Raekwon, to name a few. In teacher mode
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story-teller. Raekwon, the second Wu-Tang Clan member to appear on the album, follows up with a
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, Raekwon, and Talib Kweli. Clocking in at a generous 30 tracks, Tutankhamen (Valley of the Kings) delivers
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album enlisted the talents of B-Real, Raekwon, and OutKast, along with Sir Jinx, Rockwilder, and
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, sub-par guest appearances make for bumps in The Saga Continues. Raekwon gives a vintage Wu-Gambino
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in Raekwon, with P closing the show, putting sucker emcees on notice: “Yeah, high-profile life, my
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