Freshman Opus: Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…
# of tries: 4
Close but no Cohiba: Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Part II
Raekwon’s debut OB4CL aka “The Purple Tape” is musical perfection, period. And how do you top that? You don’t. And Raekwon hasn’t. This is another situation were an artist unintentionally set the bar too high. While OBCL2 was drop, none of the albums in the Chef’s catalog truly comes close to recapturing allure of the OG. And probably no future albums will either.