It’s been 20 years since Raekwon and Ghostface Killah teamed up to drop the classic Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… The Wu-Tang Clan’s dynamic duo was at the Sundance Festival to announce that they’re dropping a documentary about the seminal album called The Purple Tape Files.
There are a number of classic Hip-Hop albums, but maybe none as storied as “The Purple Tape.” That would be Raekwon the Chef‘s solo debut Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…, which today (August 1) gets a limited edition deluxe cassette-only package to commemorate its 18th anniversary.
Now is your chance to cop “The Purple Tape.” Raekwon’s The Chef’s certified classic debut album, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…, is getting re-issued in a chunky deluxe edition. Only 1,000 copies of the set, called “The Purple Tape Cassette Box,” which is available now over at GetOnDown.com, will be sold. The box set is part […]
Raekwon released via his twitter a glimpse to his fans of what the cover art for the upcoming collaboration album Wu Massacre, which features Method Man and Ghostface will be. The album, which will be the first collaboration for the three Wu-Tang members alone, will be the first release from the Wu-Tang click as a […]
Overall, the problem with creating a sequel is trying to make sure that it can match or surpass its predecessor. With Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2, trying to outdo the classic debut in 1995 made fans hesitant and skeptical of Raekwon, but he was able to pull it off. Back together, Capone N Noreaga […]
Raekwon The Chef will be hitting Atlanta, GA this Saturday, December 5th. If you’re in The A this weekend, Hip-Hop Wired is giving away 2 pairs of tickets to see the lyrical swordsman wreak havoc at The Masquerade. The winners will also get to meet Rae personally at a private meet and greet at the […]
Raekwon The Chef unveils his long awaited fourth album and follow up his critically acclaimed 1995 debut Only Built 4 Cuban Linx today. Already blessing the streets with cuts from the album like “10 Bricks” and “Catalina,” Raekwon spoke exclusively to Hip-Hop Wired about the second coming. “Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2. Expect heat […]