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Raekwon Announces ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 3’ Coming Soon

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The 25th anniversary of Raekwon’s “The Purple Tape” just passed and the legendary rapper is getting ready to threepeat. The hip-hop icon has announced Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 3.Raekwon hit TIDAL to talk with Elliott Wilson and revealed the new album while talking the original and more. “I’mma make an announcement, you ready?” he […]

Shyheim Apologies For Raekwon Diss Track

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In 2008, Staten Island rapper Shyheim known as The Rugged Child released a song titled “Look at Me,” which was a diss track towards Wu-Tang Clan member Raekwon. Last month, the “On and On” rapper was released from prison after doing a five-year bid. In a recent interview with Vlad TV, he issued an apology […]

WTC’s Raekwon Announces ‘The Appetition’ EP

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After celebrating his 50th revolution around the sun, Wu-Tang Clan swordsman Raekwon The Chef announced his latest release titled The Appetition. For those who would like to know the definition of an “appetition”: appetition  (ˌæpəˈtɪʃən)n a desire or craving directed towards a specific object, goal, or purpose Advertisement The EP is a joint effort with Red Bull that was created at the Red Bull Music Studios […]

‘Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men’ is a Hip-Hop Culture Classic

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In 1937, John Steinbeck published Of Mice and Men, a novella about two men searching for an opportunity during the Great Depression and ultimately growing and finding themselves along the way. Despite the controversy surrounding the book (namely language and other adult themes), Of Mice and Men went on to become a literary classic that […]

Wu-Tang Clan Commemorates ’36 Chambers’ 25th Anniversary With NPR Tiny Desk Concert

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Yesterday (Dec. 5), in commemoration of their conquering 1993 debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), the Wu-Tang Clan got together to perform a native influenced long-winded session of Wu hits on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series. Together, Raekwon, RZA, GZA, Inspectah Deck, Masta Killa, U-God, Cappadonna, alongside the son of the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard, […]

10 Best Hip Hop-Themed Sneaker Releases

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As we await A$AP Rocky’s Under Armour shoe, the latest YEEZY release by Kanye West alongside adidas, and whether Drake will decide if he’s #TeamAdidas or #TeamNike, one thing that’s for sure is that Hip-Hop has an obsession with sneakers: then again, who doesn’t? We decided to sift through some of our favorite Hip-Hop sneaker […]

Ghostface Killah’s New Album ‘The Lost Tapes’ Features Raekwon, Big Daddy Kane, Snoop Dogg and More, Tracklist Revealed

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Ghostface Killah is ready to take a serious trip back to the mid-nineties. The tracklist for Ghostface Killah’s thirteenth studio album The Lost Tapes has been revealed and the 13-track project is filled with features bound to Classic Hip-Hop nostalgia. Matt “M80” Markoff, the longtime A&R ace of Ghostface, revealed the tracklist in an exclusive take with […]

Happy Birthday to the Supreme Wordsmith of Hip-Hop: Ghostface Killah

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Today (May 9), a wordsmith whose crowning aptitude to generate fervid painterly narratives through the chambers of a luminous soul into the realm of hip-hop welcomes in another year of life, the one and only, Ghostface Killah. Widely recognized for his sonorous raps and wandering flow, Ghostface Killah is admired by hip-hop heads worldwide for […]

Throwback Hip Hop Track Of The Week: Raekwon’s “Heaven & Hell”

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The Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon dropped the widely-regarded hip-hop classic Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… in the summer of 1995 and it spawned several seminal tracks such as “Ice Cream,” “Rainy Dayz” and “Incarcerated Scarfaces.” But it was the smooth, yet haunting sound displayed on “Heaven & Hell” that stood out from the rest. “Heaven & Hell” was […]

Happy Birthday To The MC With The Mighty Iron Lung: Method Man

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Today (Mar. 2), marks the birthday of an unquestionably legendary emcee who reigns from one of the greatest hip-hop groups of all time the Wu-Tang Clan, Method Man. Admired for his raspy voice and witty lyrics, Method Man is known for his standout approach. Native to the grounds across the water, Staten Island, he set […]

Narcotechs Recruit Raekwon For the “Medellin” Remix

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Once again the Narcotechs remind us of why bars matter. Returning with the remix to “Medellin” off the SOULFRITO project, the Narcotechs enlist the the legendary God himself Raekwon The Chef. Forever the Wu Tang Clan wordsmith Rae delivers a verse that sends chills to the hiphop spine. With classic Doza production the Narcotechs stay […]

Ghostface Killah’s ‘Supreme Clientele’ Was Officially Released On This Day, 18 Years Ago

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Just eighteen years ago, on February 8, 2000, in the wake of Y2k, Ghostface Killah released his quintessential sophomore album Supreme Clientele. The album displays the advancement of the Wu-Tang Clan legend’s signature vocal velocity and a myriad of narratives starting from his mass appeal down to childhood flashbacks. Supreme Clientele dropped during a time where […]