Raekwon News

Ghostface Killah & Raekwon Announce U.S. Tour
Ghostface Killah & Raekwon Announce U.S. Tour May 25, 2016 at 07:17pm
There aren't many albums as great as Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, and there are even fewer sequels as great as Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II, add that to the plenty of other classic material between Raekwon and Ghostface, and you're sure to get a very solid setlist -- and you'll have a chance to experience it very soon.
Flume's New Album "Skin" Will Feature Raekwon, Allan Kingdom & More
Flume's New Album "Skin" Will Feature Raekwon, Allan Kingdom & More Apr 21, 2016 at 12:15pm
Earlier this year, we got a taste of what’s to come on Flume’s upcoming album with the dope “Smoke & Retribution” featuring Vic Mensa & Kučka. Flume seems ready to stretch his sound out by collaborating with new people, and his recently revealed tracklist shows confirms this.
Raekwon Wants To Make A Wu-Tang Biopic
Raekwon Wants To Make A Wu-Tang Biopic Aug 23, 2015 at 06:13pm
By nearly quadrupling its budget in two weeks, "Straight Outta Compton" has demonstrated to studio execs that rap biopics can be extremely profitable, thus opening the door for movies about groups like the Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy, Run-DMC, & The Beastie Boys. Raekwon, for one, wants to make a Wu-Tang movie happen.
Classic Rotation: Raekwon "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx"
Classic Rotation: Raekwon "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx" Aug 1, 2015 at 09:46am
Throughout the 90s, the Wu-Tang Clan had an all-star run of releases, both as a group and as solo artists. Jumpstarted by 36 Chambers and followed by Method Man’s Tical and Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s Return to the 36 Chambers, Raekwon’s collaborative Only Built 4 Cuban Linx was primed for greatness.
Review: Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge's "12 Reasons To Die II"
Review: Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge's "12 Reasons To Die II" Jul 13, 2015 at 04:12pm
The members of Wu-Tang Clan have always made songs that sort of play out like the soundtrack for some NYC-meets-Tokyo urban Kung Fu flick, but with 12 Reasons To Die II, Ghostface and company take the concept record route to develop a fine-tuned project. 
Method Man Reveals "The Meth Lab" Tracklist
Method Man Reveals "The Meth Lab" Tracklist Jun 29, 2015 at 04:09pm
Method Man is coming out from hiding to release a new mixtape/album, The Meth Lab, which'll be the rapper's first release since his collaborative project, Wu-Massacre, and his first solo effort since 2006's 4:21...The Day After.
10 Best Hip-Hop Crews Of All Time
10 Best Hip-Hop Crews Of All Time Jun 24, 2015 at 10:48am
The hip hop crew is an essential part of success. Whether big or small, every rapper has an entourage. Sometimes it's full of rappers, and other times it's just his buddies from back in the day, nonetheless, weak links in a crew can water down the crew as a whole-- something we took into consideration when crafting this list. You have the multimedia approach that Odd Future takes, and also the full-on lyrical assault that Wu-Tang Clan makes. Both are great crews, but who would comprise a list of the best rap crews of all time?
Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge Share "12 Reasons To Die II" Tracklist
Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge Share "12 Reasons To Die II" Tracklist May 19, 2015 at 09:25am
Yesterday, the power duo of Wu-Tang veteran Ghostface Killah and retro-soul maestro Adrian Younge shared the fiery "Return of the Savage," the first track we'd heard from their upcoming sequel to 2013's Twelve Reasons To Die. Today, they come back with the tracklist for the July 10th release.
Raekwon & Ghostface Killah Are Going On An "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx" 20th Anniversary Tour
Raekwon & Ghostface Killah Are Going On An "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx" 20th Anniversary Tour May 12, 2015 at 12:36pm
Raekwon and Ghostface brought in the 15th(ish) anniversary of Raekwon's classic debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, with the stellar second installment (OB4CL2), and they have similarly big plans for the 20th anniversary. The duo will be teaming up for a 32-date summer tour, where we assume they will perform large portions of the album, if not just performing the full LP in its entirety. Things kick off July 7th in Philly, moving throughout the states (but unfortunately, not Canada) befor closing things off August 18th in L.A.
Review: Raekwon's "Fly International Luxurious Art"
Review: Raekwon's "Fly International Luxurious Art" May 3, 2015 at 12:19pm
It’s tough to get 100 percent behind the Wu-Tang Clan these days. No one can deny their influence and run of classic records in the 90s, but drama, stylistic confusion, and album delays have plagued the crew for the past half-decade.
Money On Money: Rappers Endorsing Floyd Mayweather
Money On Money: Rappers Endorsing Floyd Mayweather May 1, 2015 at 11:53am
For years boxing fans both rabid and casual have been eagerly awaiting, theorizing, and fantasizing about the potential of a Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao matchup.  With the dream match finally coming to fruition on Saturday, May 2nd - high-profile fans of the sport and/or the fighters have come out of the wood-works to wave their respective flags.  
Classic Rotation: Mobb Deep's "The Infamous"
Classic Rotation: Mobb Deep's "The Infamous" Apr 25, 2015 at 11:36am
Mobb Deep’s second studio album, The Infamous, turns 20 years old today. Through quality bars, samples, beats, and skits, Havoc and Prodigy were able to impact the trajectory hip-hop by delivering a record that is in the GOAT discussion for many. 
Classic Rotation: Ol' Dirty Bastard's "Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version"
Classic Rotation: Ol' Dirty Bastard's "Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version" Mar 28, 2015 at 06:53pm
Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version turns 20 today. Rap music’s most eccentric figure isn’t here to celebrate the occasion, but he did leave behind a phenomenal LP during his time here on earth. Produced in large part by the RZA, Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version elaborates on the rugged and raw Wu-Tang style they displayed on their famous LP Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).
Raekwon Premieres New Song "Wall To Wall" With French Montana
Raekwon Premieres New Song "Wall To Wall" With French Montana Feb 22, 2015 at 10:00pm
Raekwon just stopped by Shade 45's Street Sweeper Radio to promote his upcoming album F.I.L.A., which stands for Fly International Luxurious Art. He ended the show by giving fans a sneak peek of "Wall to Wall," an unreleased single off F.I.L.A. featuring French Montana. On the snippet, we only hear French's hook, and not Rae's raps, though the beat sounds banging. Watch Rae wile out to the song in the clip below.