* indicates required
Okayplayer News

To continue reading

Create a free account or sign in to unlock more free articles.

Already have an account?

By continuing, you agree to the Terms of Service and acknowledge our Privacy Policy

Raekwon On Lyrical Inspiration, Wu-Tang & Other Pastimes

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

Raekwon recently linked with Mass Appeal for a little Wu one-on-one. The Shaolin chef chops it up with them about everything from his musical tastes to his affinity for food and a passion for interior decorating during the brief interview. Raekwon sends some love to rising MCs Joey Bada$$, Jay-Rock, Kendrick Lamar and A$AP Rocky - anyone out there repping for true hip-hop. He also talks about his early days in hip-hop and the formation of the Wu-Tang Clan - a group of Staten Island MCs that would go on from the Park Hill Projects to make a global impact. Check the footage below for the full scoop.