Raekwon - "Can't Believe" (Remix)
Raekwon keeps the vintage joints rolling with a quick 16-bar treatment of Faith Evans and Carl Thomas' smoothed-out year 2000 cut "Can't Believe." As far as beat selection is concerned, The Chef finally found a sonic-bed that reflects the rugged and raw eeriness of classic Wu-Tang material, throwing some heated verbal on the opening of the track before letting the choppy, guitar-driven joint ride out in a turn-of-the-century blaze of untouched r&b glory. Last week found Rae on Mary J Blige by way of the Mary Jane Girls' "All Night Long" and the week before revealed a flip of The O'Jays "Back Stabbers."
But today we've got another fine installment from the man who's been repackaging some of your favorite soul-smashing cuts with words from one of your favorite mic-slaying MCs. Still no word on Fly International Luxurious Art or whether we'll ever see all of this distilled numbers make their way to a compilation of some sort, but you know precisely where to catch the word when it drops. In the meantime, lay your ears upon the Raekwon's flip of Faith Evans and Carl Thomas double-oh duet "Can't Believe" below.