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RZA: ‘The Man With Iron Fists’ deluxe vinyl package (2012) + RZA feat. The Black Keys ‘Baddest Man Alive’ video

The Get On Down label are really going large on the analogue special releases this autumn and so apparently are the music buying public. The special edition ‘Purple cassette’ re-release of Chef Raekwon’s Only Built For Cuban Linx sold out so quickly I didn’t even have time to post about it. I’m still mystified as to why anyone could go batshit about the shittest format ever to carry audio in the digital age but this limited vinyl release is
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METHOD MAN/ FREDDIE GIBBS/ STREETLIFE: ‘Built For This’ free download (2012) + The Man With Iron Fists OST tracklist

Here it is then, the first release off the soundtrack to RZA’s kung-fu flick The Man With Iron Fists. Featuring one of his many Wu-Tang buddies, Method Man, along with Freddie Gibbs and StreetLife, Built For This rocks a beat from Brooklyn soul band The Revelations (not to be confused with former Euro-girl band, The Revelations) who also collaborated with the
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GENIUS/ GZA: ‘Liquid Swords’ The Chessbox (2012)

Neither the first Wu solo effort nor even GZA’s first solo album, Liquid Swords has to be one of the best (as well as one of the most famous) LPs from the Wu-Tang Clan camp and now it’s getting a special edition re-release. The LP saw legendary mic manipulator GZA give it large on his favourite topics over thirteen of RZA’s trademark haunting loops and crisp breaks with snatches of ridiculously over-the-top dialogue from Shogun Assassin
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BLAKROC: Dollaz & Sense feat. RZA & Pharoahe Monch

Rap rock – get it right and the world walks your way. Get it wrong and your biscuit will be limper than a soggy krackawheat and less appetising. Enter the Blackroc project a.k.a The Black Keys who (as everybody knows) are the world’s best rock band and all your favourite rappers’ favourite rappers including Mos Def, RZA, Raekwon, Q-Tip, Pharoahe Monch, M.O.P’s Billy Danze and – rising from the grave once more – Ol’ Dirty Bastard. Please God let it be good. Here’s the audio for the RZA/ Monch featuring Dollaz & Sense…album’s out end of November. Watch this space.

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