Raekwon Discusses Wu-Tang's Glory Days, The Purple Tape, 'F.I.L.A.' + More On Sway In The Morning
Raekwon took a stroll down memory lane this morning on Sway In The Morning, touching on the Wu-Tang come-up, the many ways they've influenced the game and his forthcoming Fly International Luxurious Art LP. The candid and insightful discourse sprung with Sway proclaiming Wu to be the most innovative business and music men hip-hop had ever known, both as a collective and as individual masters of the microphone, bringing them to Rae's solo debut Only Built For Cuban Linx AKA The Purple Tape, particularly focusing on his collaboration with another spry NYC mic menace. The Chef then spoke to how he got put on to Nas after a chance encounter with a pair of British gals that happened to be well acquainted with the legendary Queens bomber, who Rae found to be kin. He also dispelled any rumors of Wu v. Biggie beef, touched on the new album and told all of the golden age stories that your little heart could bear. Tune in down below to hear the tales straight from the source and be sure to check back, as Raekwon's long-awaited Fly International Luxurious Art LP arrives on April 28th, nearly two years after it original drop date. Get a taste of the new piece with the inaugural single "Wall To Wall."