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At this past year’s Coachella festival, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, the only heritage rappers on the whole weekend’s bill, came out to a loud mid-afternoon reception on one of the two main stages. But when they told the crowd that they’d be performing all of Rae’s 1995 album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, I don’t… More »

Why all the nudity in 2009? Well, look at this way: The affordability of video production technology has made it easier for everybody to get in the game; the unceremonious death of music television has shifted the means of music video distribution to the internet, where it’s less about FCC than about NSFW; and let’… More »

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Method Man – “The Purple Tape” (Feat. Raekwon & Inspectah Deck)

Method Man has a son named Raekwon, which is about the most adorable statement of crew unity I've ever heard. And as Pitchfork reports, both…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2015 - 10:12 am

Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge – “Let The Record Spin” (Feat. Raekwon)

Ghostface Killah teamed up with the cinematic soul bandleader Adrian Younge for the rap opera Twelve Reasons To Die two years ago, and now they're…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2015 - 10:28 am

Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge – “Return Of The Savage” (Feat. Raekwon & RZA)

In 2013, Ghostface Killah teamed up with the psychedelic-soul producer and composer Adrian Younge to make Twelve Reasons To Die, a rap opera about a…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2015 - 9:35 am

Raekwon – “1,2 1,2″ (Feat. Snoop Dogg) Video

Raekwon's new album Fly International Luxurious Art came and went without a whole lot of notice last month. But that album had some joints o…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2015 - 2:36 pm

Raekwon – “I Got Money” (Feat. A$AP Rocky)

For what feels like years, the Wu-Tang legend Raekwon has been promising a new album with the excellent title Fly International Luxurious Art. Next week,…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2015 - 9:24 am
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Raekwon – “1,2 1,2″ (Feat. Snoop Dogg)

A Raekwon/Snoop Dogg collab is the sort of thing that would've set the world on fire in 1995, and as it turns out, it still…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2015 - 3:17 pm

Raekwon & Ghostface Will Review Your Mixtape If You Contribute $200 To Their Documentary

As the great Wu-Tang resurgence continues, Raekwon has announced plans to crowdfund a film about his debut solo album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Thi…
Caitlin White | March 9, 2015 - 5:47 pm
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Watch Kanye West Do New Song “U Mad” With Vic Mensa And “C.R.E.A.M.” With Raekwon At Surprise London Show

Kanye West's been hanging out in Europe over the past week since his appearance at the Brits, and tonight he performed a last-minute surprise concert…
James Rettig | March 3, 2015 - 10:33 pm
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Raekwon – “Wall To Wall” (Feat. French Montana & Busta Rhymes)

The eternally tough and hardnosed Wu-Tang rapper Raekwon has been working on his album Fly International Luxurious Art for what feels like forever, and he…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2015 - 2:07 pm
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Raekwon & Ghostface Announce Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Documentary At Sundance

Raekwon and Ghostface Killah hosted a preview "#PurpleCarpet" screening yesterday at the Sundance Music Festival. At the screening, they previewed a trailer for The Purple
James Rettig | January 25, 2015 - 4:17 pm
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Watch Young Thug, Killer Mike, Danny Brown, Pusha T, & Dozens More On 42-Minute Posse Cut “The Rap Monument”

Up until today, the Game's 13-minute, 25-rapper "One Blood" remix has been the final word in absurd, overlong rap posse cuts. But now Noisey…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2014 - 2:16 pm
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Watch Jonah Hill Cover Drake, Scarlett Johansson Cover New Order, Stephen Malkmus Cover The Black Crowes, Jarvis Cocker Cover Celine Dion For Vice’s 20th Birthday In Brooklyn

There was a not-entirely-common sight down around the Brooklyn Navy Yard last night. Dozens of cabs lined the street, because depending on where you're coming…
Ryan Leas | December 6, 2014 - 4:18 pm
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Vice Turns 20 Party Brings Insane Lineup Feat. Karen O, Lil Wayne, Stephen Malkmus, Pussy Riot, Jonah Hill & Spike Jonze, Jarvis Cocker, Many More To Brooklyn Tomorrow

Vice is throwing an invite-only party tomorrow night in Brooklyn to celebrate their 20th anniversary, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner -- who will…
James Rettig | December 4, 2014 - 8:57 pm
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Raekwon – “Call Of Duty” (Feat. Akon)

When Raekwon was publicly sniping with the RZA over the direction of the Wu-Tang Clan, he was never quite specific about what his problem with…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2014 - 4:47 pm
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Raekwon And RZA Reach Truce

The internal dymanics of the Wu-Tang Clan have always been a fascinating thing, but lately, they’ve been fascinating in the bad way, with Raekwon publicly…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2014 - 11:51 am

RZA Gives Raekwon 30 Days To Get On Board Or No New Wu-Tang Album

In recent months we've been witness to an escalating feud between Wu-Tang Clan members RZA (who's desperately trying to assemble one last group LP called…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2014 - 3:24 pm
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More Wu-Tang Drama: Raekwon Blasts RZA’s “Mediocre Shit,” Goes On Strike

As a rap crew, the Wu-Tang Clan has always been a notoriously chaotic and fractured entity, and no Wu-Tang member has been quicker to criticize…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2014 - 2:43 pm
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Raekwon – “The Living Room”

It's hard to say what's going on with Raekwon right now. He doesn't seem all that excited about either of the Wu-Tang Clan albums that…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2014 - 5:06 pm

Schoolboy Q – “Blind Threats” (Feat. Raekwon)

Rock-critic first-world struggles: I can't figure out what next week's Album Of The Week is going to be until someone lets me hear Schoolboy Q'…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2014 - 9:34 am
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