related topics
{album, band, music}
{film, series, show}
{food, make, wine}
{law, state, case}
{build, building, house}
{company, market, business}
{group, member, jewish}
{city, large, area}

Corey Woods (born January 12, 1970),[1][2] better known by the stage name Raekwon (sometimes "Raekwon the Chef"), is an American rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. He released his solo debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx..., in 1995, and has continued recording solo and with the Wu-Tang Clan since then. In 2009, Raekwon released the sequel to his critically acclaimed debut with the similarly praised Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II.


Music career

Wu-Tang Clan

Corey Woods joined the Wu-Tang Clan, a nine-member hip hop group based in the Staten Island borough of New York City, in 1992. He went under the stage name Raekwon and aliases Shallah Raekwon, Raekwon the Chef, and Lex Diamonds.[3] Wu-Tang Clan debuted one year later with Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers. Singles from the album included "Protect Ya Neck" and "C.R.E.A.M.", the latter of which reaching #8 on the Billboard rap chart.[4] Wu-Tang Forever followed in 1997 and was certified four times platinum by the RIAA, quadruple the certification given Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).[5] Alongside other solo albums by its members, Wu-Tang continued recording as a group, releasing The W in 2000, Iron Flag in 2001, and 8 Diagrams in 2007.[3]

Full article ▸

related documents
Paul Whiteman
Glenn Branca
The Choir
Belle & Sebastian
Michel Legrand
Sigur Rós
Tommy James and the Shondells
David Ellefson
Boston Symphony Orchestra
House of Pain
Standing on the Verge of Getting It On
Thurston Moore
Charles-Marie Widor
Wynonie Harris
The 77s
Cryogenic (band)
Babes in Toyland (band)
Dr. Feelgood (band)
Ladislav Kupkovič
Celtic metal
Scarlet's Walk
Cryptic Writings
Ferde Grofé
Big Audio Dynamite
Peter Case
List of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Nigel Kennedy