ALBUM REVIEW: Raekwon Delivers Another Winner with ‘The Wild’
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.
Happy Birthday to Raekwon, Born January 12, 1970
, Raekwon stayed with Loud when the first round of Wu-related solo projects began to appear. Following Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Raekwon’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us in the comments below! Born: January 12, 1970 Biography (AllMusic): Raekwon may notable was Raekwon's crackling chemistry with heavily featured collaborator Ghostface Killah, who nicknamed the Chef (because he's "cookin' up some marvelous sh*t to get your mouth watering"), Raekwon Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Raekwon’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Raekwon Happy Birthday to Raekwon, Born January 12, 1970
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Raekwon’s ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…’ (1995)
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
WELCOME BACK WAX: Raekwon’s ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…’ Gets Special Vinyl Reissue Treatment
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
READERS’ POLL RESULTS: Your Favorite Wu-Tang Clan Solo Album of All Time Revealed
Surface (1999) (1) METHOD MAN - 4:21...The Day After (2006) (1) RAEKWON - Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang (2011 readers’ poll coming soon. Albumism Readers’ Poll Results: 1. RAEKWON - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… (1995 | Raekwon | RZA | U-God READ MORE about the Wu-Tang Clan here VIEW previous readers’ polls here Sword (2002) (4) METHOD MAN - Tical 2000: Judgement Day (1998) (4) RAEKWON - Immobilarity (1999) (4 Raekwon ) (1) RAEKWON - The Wild (2017) (1) RZA - Birth of a Prince (2003) (1) EXPLORE the discographies of
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first introduced to the world on Raekwon’s “Ice Cream” and “Ice Water,” and appears on five tracks on favor that Raekwon paid him on Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…, featuring his tag-team partner in crime on -pilot to Raekwon on the Chef’s classic debut album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx.... The album’s tone showed a -to-be superstars like Method Man, GZA, Raekwon, and Ol’ Dirty Bastard. He was also solidly behind the shift from Wu-Tang’s kung-fu flick influenced songs to more of a gangster/Mafioso feel. Raekwon
Happy Birthday to Dennis “Ghostface Killah” Coles, Born May 9, 1970
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: Amazon | iTunes Listen:
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-sounding solo exhibition for Raekwon, as he takes it back to the Wu-Gambino, kicking that marvelous fly Kool G Rap, Raekwon, MF DOOM, and Freddie Gibbs, and more underground artists like Mach Hommy, Hus featuring Raekwon. Muggs and Raekwon have worked together in the past, and the Shao-Lin legend featuring Raekwon and Queens’ Meyhem Lauren, sports a string loop and crunchy drums that sound at
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Cobb, Raekwon featuring CeeLo Green, and Kamasi Washington. Stream the playlist below or here and be
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Wu-Tang Forever’
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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cites Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, N.W.A and The LOX as influences. The impact of the Wu-Tang legends shows the most on DAYTONA, as Pusha carries on the tradition of mafioso rap that Raekwon and
ALBUM REVIEW: The Late Great Sean Price’s Legacy Shines On with ‘Imperius Rex’
-Tang Clan. Not surprisingly, Price and Raekwon’s verses take center stage for the epic emcee showdown
Happy Birthday to Busta Rhymes, Born May 20, 1972
, Jadakiss and Styles P, O.T. Genasis, Chance the Rapper, Mary J. Blige, Raekwon, MF Doom, and
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Cappadonna’s Debut Album ‘The Pillage’
when he featured alongside Raekwon, Ghostface, and Method Man on “Ice Cream,” the third single from the early ‘90s. Cappa later came home to find his niche alongside the red-hot duo of Raekwon and
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 15 Years of AZ’s ‘Aziatic’
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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to become leader of the free world, among them lyrics by Raekwon. He referred to himself as the
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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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