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The cultural phenomenon that is the Wu-Tang cannot accurately be described without referencing one of the pillars in the Clan's discography; Chef Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx remains firmly planted as one of the defining triumphs in their artistic legacy.

 

The oft referred "Purple Tape", has been cited and debated by many as the greatest Wu-Tang solo project to date and a remains a bullet point in any discussion involving the greatest Cocaine Rap or Street Hop albums of all time. Raekwon's narrative, plays out like a movie script from the violent, drug fueled, underbelly of New York City's criminal landscape, intricately woven over instrumentals from the legendary mastermind behind the Wu-Tang Clan, The RZA. Even the album's main feature "Tony Starks aka Ghostface Killer", referred to as such rather described as a "guest star" appearing on 12 of the albums 18 tracks.

 

It should be noted that while the Only Built 4 Cuban Linx did produce a string of successful singles, such as Ice Cream, Incarcerated Scarfaces, and Criminology, like all classic cinema, the album was intentionally engineered to be appreciated in one sitting, played from beginning to end. In continuing with it's proud tradition of honouring historically significant hip hop albums, Get On Down is honoured to present Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, back on double translucent purple vinyl. This edition features for the first time ever on vinyl, the formerly CD only bonus track, North Star (Jewels).

 

And if that wasn't enough, the entire album also features completely enhanced and painstakingly remastered audio. This is the definitive must-own vinyl edition of Raekwon’s masterpiece.

Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx (2022 Remaster on Purple Vinyl)

SKU: 0664425129519
£36.99Price
  • A1. Striving For Perfection
    A2. Knuckleheadz feat. Ghost Face Killer AKA Tony Starks & Golden Arms AKA Lucky Hands
    A3. Knowledge God
    A4. Criminology feat. Ghost Face Killer AKA Tony Starks
    A5. Incarcerated Scarfaces

     

    B1. Rainy Dayz feat. Ghost Face Killer AKA Tony Starks & Blue Raspberry
    B2. Guillotine (Swordz) feat. Ghost Face Killer AKA Tony Starks, Inspectah Deck AKA Rollie Fingers, & Genius
    B3. Can It All Be So Simple (Remix) feat. Ghost Face Killer AKA Tony Starks

     

    C1. Shark Niggas (Biters)
    C2. Ice Water feat. Ghost Face Killer AKA Tony Starks & Cappachino
    C3. Glaciers Of Ice feat. Ghost Face Killer AKA Tony Starks & Master Killa AKA Noodles Vocals by Blue Raspberry & 62nd Assassin of Sunz of Man. C4. Verbal Intercourse feat. Ghost Face Killer AKA Tony Starks & Nas AKA Nas Escobar
    C5. Wisdom Body feat. Ghost Face Killer AKA Tony Starks

     

    D1. Spot Rusherz. 
    D2. Ice Cream feat. Ghost Face Killer AKA Tony Starks, Method Man AKA Johnny Blaze & Cappachino
    D3. Wu-Gambinos feat. Ghost Face Killer AKA Tony Starks, Method Man AKA Johnny Blaze, The RZA AKA Bobby Steels & Master Killa AKA Noodles
    D4. Heaven & Hell feat. Ghost Face Killer AKA Tony Starks
    D5. North Star (Jewels) - Bonus Track

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