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Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II

Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II
Critic Score
Based on 19 reviews
2009 Ratings: #7 / 872
Year End Rank: #9
User Score
Based on 83 ratings
2009 Ratings: #36
Liked by 3 people
September 8, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
EMI / Label
Hip Hop / Genres
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One of the most underrated hip-hop albums of the last 15 years. Raekwon dropped nearly 80 minutes of gritty street raps, topped with fantastic production from the likes of J Dilla, The Alchamest, and more. The original “Only Built 4 Cuban Linx” Is great for what it is, but sounds pretty outdated compared to more modern rap. I’d recommend listening to this one first.
This white chick want to gargle my nuts
This is a example how you do a sequel album. Such a incredible album.
I listened it again couple of days ago and it sounds even better then before.
Production is excellent, lot of producers RZA, J. Dilla, Eric Sermon. Dr. Dre, The Alchemist...
Lot of features including Wu-Tang members, Jadakiss, Styles P, Beanie Sigel, Busta Rhymes etc.
Not far behind from his debut. To me another classic material.

Standout tracks: House of Flying Daggers, Black Mozart, New Wu, Surgical Gloves, We Will Rob ... read more
Was it as good as the first one. No. Does that mean I was disappointed? no. This album is great LP.
In ’95, Wu-Tang’s dynamo Raekwon delivered what became one of Hip Hop’s greatest achievements in Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…, which has widely been considered the greatest Wu solo album (besides Supreme Clientele) to emerge from the Wu camp.

With pressures from fans to deliver a sequel, Raekwon finally did so in 2009. It’s damn near impossible to recover the magic of an exceptional classic debut, but Raekwon did it with this one. Everything from the cover to the ... read more
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Track List

  1. Return of the North Star (feat. Papu Wu)
  2. House of Flying Daggers (feat. Inspectah Deck,Ghostface Killah and Method Man)
  3. Sonny's Missing (Produced by Pete Rock)
  4. Pyrex Vision (Produced by Marley Marl)
  5. Cold Outside (feat. Ghostface Killah and Sugar Bang)
  6. Black Mozart (feat. Inspectah Deck)
  7. New Wu (feat. Method Man and Ghostface Killah)
  8. Penitentiary (feat. Ghostface Killah)
  9. Surgical Gloves
  10. Broken Safety (feat. Jadakiss and Styles P)
  11. Canal Street
  12. Ason Jones
  13. Have Mercy (feat. Beanie Sigel and Blue Raspberry)
  14. 10 Bricks (feat. Cappadonna and Ghostface Killah)
  15. Fat Lady Sings
  16. Catalina (feat. Lyfe Jennings)
  17. We Will Rob You (feat. Slick Rick, GZA and Masta Killa)
  18. About Me
  19. Mean Streets (feat. Inspectah Deck and Ghostface Killah)
  20. Kiss The Ring (feat. Inspectah Deck and Masta Killa)
  21. South Star (feat. Papa Wu)
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