Raekwon’s “North Star (Jewel)” Gets First Vinyl Pressing on Upcoming ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx’ Reissue

Source: Get On Down

The Chef’s solo classic is headed back to wax with a properly purple repressing.

Raekwon‘s debut album, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, is getting the reissue treatment this month via Get On Down.

READ: Raekwon Names His 10 Favorite Hip-Hop Albums of All-Time

Originally released in 1995 as the third breakout solo project from The Wu-Tang Clan (following Method Man’s Tical and Ol Dirty Bastard’s Return to The 36 Chambers,) the album is produced entirely by RZA and guest-stars Ghostface Killah. It features appearances from all of the group’s members and spotlights Nas as the first non-affiliated feature on a Wu-Tang record (“Verbal Intercourse.”) The album will arrive on translucent purple wax with the first vinyl pressing of the album’s closer “North Star (Jewel,)” formerly a CD-exclusive cut, according to The Vinyl Factory.

WATCH: Pusha-T Talks About the Importance of Raekwon’s Iconic Only Built 4 Cuban Linx

An official date for the release has yet to be announced, but you can keep an eye on Get On Down for updates. Catch a glimpse of the packaging below and hit the link to pre-order your copy today.


Source: Get On Down Records






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