Posts Tagged ‘Raekwon’

Take It Personal Podcast (Ep 4: Wu-Tang Tribute)

Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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To many, Staten Island is known as the dump. To us hip-hop heads, it’s known as Shaolin, the home of the Wu-Tang Clan. Who would have thought a group of 9 rappers would have changed the game, but they definitely did. Nobody has ever done hip-hop like WTC and I’m pretty sure nobody ever will. While The Wu is one of the most respected and beloved group of all-time, a two hour tribute doesn’t seem long enough. That said, here is our tribute that should help remind you that Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nuthing ta F*ck Wit!

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Mobb Deep – Eye For An Eye feat. Ghostface Killah, Raekwon & Nas

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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:BOW:
 
The new Mobb album leaked, and somebody graciously liberated this gem from the bonus disc to audiomack. FYI, as twitter friend helpfully pointed out, Ghost’s verse is the same as on the ‘Real Live Shit‘ remix.
 

 
A full stream of the The Infamous Mobb Deep is up on Pandora.
 
EDIT: Head over to Unkut to check out ‘Bridge 94’ as well.
 

Raekwon – Marble Cake (Freestyle)

Friday, September 27th, 2013
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The “Pound Cake” beat keeps on giving. First Kyleon had a crack at it, and it was good. Then The Lox unexpectedly found some mojo to make one even better. And now Rae has weighed in with some marvelous endlessly equitable shit which is too good not to post. Very nice use of what is perhaps the ultimate Ghost soundbite too.
 

 

Chad Sexington & Purple Tape Pedigree Present – Yacht Rap II: Nighttime Vultures

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
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First there was Yacht Rap, and it was good. Then there was Low Speed Chase, and that was also good. Now comes the next saga in the continuous rap-adventures of Chad. Still aboard Morgengruss X, adrift somewhere in (warm) parts unknown, Mr. Sexington linked up with Messrs. Grizzly and Note of Purple Tape Pedigree/Fresh Out The Box Radio to compile another set of smoothplayalisticyachtmuzik anthems for your enjoyment. So once again, douse the supermodels in Dom Pérignon’52 until their sarongs are see-through and enjoy.
 
Tracklist:
 
Phil & Sonny & Ricardo & Caroline – Intro
Curren$y – Biscayne Bay (Prod. Harry Fraud)
Fiend – Champagne (Feat. Curren$y)
Max B – We Be On Our Shit (Feat. Jim Jones)
G-Side – The Groove (Feat. PH, Prod. The Block Beattaz)
Killa Kyleon – Swang Wide (Feat. Z-Ro, Chamillionaire)
Gunplay – Get Like Me (Feat. Peryon)
Giulio 4 – Wavey (Feat. Ya Boy Chad)
Dennis the Menace – Popn Mo (Prod. The Block Beattaz)
P-Lo – Want It All (Feat. Scooter)
Willie Howard – Bermuda (Prod. Ski Beatz)
GMane – Hustler’s Paradise
Roc Marciano – The Man
Willie the Kid – Aviation
Raekwon – 86 Remix (Feat. AZ)
Mobb Deep – It’s Mine (Feat. Nas)
 

 

STREAM: Prodigy & Alchemist – Death Sentence Ft. Roc Marciano / R.I.P Ft. Havoc & Raekwon

Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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Ripped from Pandora’s clean stream of Albert Einstein, but good enough to get the point across. The pairing of P & Marci has been a long time coming. It just feels right – consider the traces of Mobb Deep’s influence in the stark minimalism of Marcberg, and Return Of The Mac‘s role as a precursor to the more expansive but drum-lite sound of Reloaded. Figure in Marciano’s own collaborations with Alchemist, and you start to see pieces that were meant to be put together all along. And then of course Rae + Mobb Deep is pretty much a foregone conclusion, especially with Alchemist’s current psychedelic renaissance propping it up.
 

 

 

Raekwon – 86′ Remix ft. AZ & Altrina Renee / AZ – Thank You (Freestyle)

Thursday, March 14th, 2013
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Next time somebody asks me what ‘yacht rap’ is, I’m just gonna play them this Rae & AZ song. When I first heard it I ripped off my shirt and started waving it around my head helicopter style, then ordered a Corona from a passing co-worker (I work in an office so that didn’t go too well). More of this please and less JD Era features.
 
The ‘Thank You’ freestyle is also nice, albeit not quite as exciting. Mostly it’s another confirmation of AZ’s enduring talents, and it’s always nice to see that your old favorites still got it. Now somebody please hand this guy a stack of Harry Fraud beats, some new sweaters and a bundle of good weed and watch the magic happen.