Source: SOHH NYC
In what will be a definite highlight in Hip Hop releases this year, Raekwon the Chef, who also has a heater circulating with Outkast, is finally due to release Only Built For Cuban Linx. Probably the most anticipated follow-up next to Dr. Dre’s mythical Detox, Raekwon first discussed a serious release date for the album with yours truly a couple of months back after the high energy Wu-Tang Concerts at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Watch vid below.
“Expect that Raekwon classic material, but with a refreshing touch of today’s hottest producers. Sure the RZA sound was– and still is– classic. And even RZA’s production on the first Cuban Linx album was a shift from his signature sound. But what was hot back in the 90s doesn’t necessarily do magic in today’s musical climate, especially with the present digital takeover and the tastes of the younger music consumers. Still, innovative MCs like Raekwon posses the ability to keep in step with the changing faces of hip-hop. So expect nothing less than what made the first Cuban Linx… with an extra touch of current hip-hop influence.”