- 9 years ago
Though many of the legendary Wu-Tang Clan‘s founding members went on to drop successful, critically acclaimed solo projects, none matched the game-changing impact of Raekwon‘s ‘95 debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx. In addition to selling more than 1.1 million copies in the US alone, the seminal LP set the standard and established the vocabulary for mafioso epics to follow. Though plans for a sequel were announced in ‘05, label issues resulted in the highly-anticipated album being delayed. Now signed to EMI, the Chef is finally prepared to serve up his second musical masterpiece.
Set to drop August 11th, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II is sure to be snapped up by diehard fans hungry for new material from the renowned hip-hop storyteller, but previously-featured single Wu Ooh should convince any remaining doubters that the emcee’s cooked up another classic. Produced by the Clan’s de facto leader, RZA, and featuring the lyrical stylings of Wu-Tang colleagues Ghostface and