What year did Raekwon purple tape come out?
The Purple Tape/Released
Why Is Only Built for Cuban Linx called The Purple Tape?
To celebrate its 25th anniversary, The Chef sat down with Packer Shoes to talk about the classic album. Only Built 4 Cuban Linx is commonly known as The Purple Tape because the cassette was a vivid purple. So that was my thing for the album packaging,” Raekwon said.
How much is The Purple Tape worth?
The original purple tape is currently up for grabs on eBay for $5,000. That’s a lot of C.R.E.A.M.
Why was The Purple Tape purple?
The album is also commonly referred to as “The Purple Tape” because the original cassette’s plastic was entirely purple; Raekwon marked the tape distinctively as a reference to drug dealers’ method of tagging their product, to distinguish it from that of others’.
Why is Raekwon called the chef?
Back in the days, flavor was something we said in the neighborhood if it was something that was ill. So they came with the name Raekwon the Chef. My name was already Shallah Raekwon, but they added “the chef,” and I took it because I felt like I was the chef to the group. I was the flavor that was missing at the time.
What was Method Man first album?
Method Man/First album
Tical is the debut studio album by American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man. It was released November 15, 1994, by Def Jam Recordings. It was the first Wu-Tang solo album released after the group’s debut, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).
Why is Liquid Swords so good?
Mixing imagery of street life with metaphors about chess and martial arts, and throwing in some philosophy and spirituality for good measure, Liquid Swords is the most Wu-Tang of any of the Wu-Tang albums because it brings the uniqueness of Wu’s aesthetic to the forefront.
Who is on the cover of Only Built 4 Cuban Linx?
Twenty-six years ago today, one of the greatest conceptual albums in the history of Hip Hop was released. Raekwon The Chef released his debut album, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, guest-starring his right-hand man, Ghostface Killah aka Tony Starks.
When did 36 chambers come out?
November 9, 1993
Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)/Release date
Who had The Purple Tape?
The Beatles had “The White Album.” Prince’s long-time work-in-progress became dubbed “The Black Album.” Rapper Raekwon had “The Purple Tape,” one the most storied cassettes in hip-hop history. The Purple Tape refers to purple-tinted cassette pressings of Raekwon’s 1995 solo debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…
What is Raekwon real name?
Who is RZA wife?
Talani Rabbm. 2009
Eboni Millsm. 2000–2006