Raekwon the Chef is playing at Soundset 2012!
His website headline says it best - "With a renewal rarely seen in the music industry, Raekwon has experienced a career resurgence few have ever witnessed"...
Since 1992, Raekwon "The Chef" has been putting in serious work not only with seminal NYC hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan, but also as a solo artist and record label owner. 20 years in the game, Shallah Raekwon is showing no signs of slowing down with the last several years being the most phenomenal in his career with his musical output at an all-time high. He’ll be joined by fellow Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah on the Soundset 2012 main stage - get your tickets today so you don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime show!
Soundset General Admission and VIP Tickets are available now at TicketWeb and in-store at Fifth Element (2411 Hennepin Ave. S, Minneapolis - no fees with cash or $5 minimum credit card purchase).
Raekwon has been featured on all five Wu-Tang full-length albums, five solo albums, an album with Soundset 2010 alum Method Man and Soundset 2012 artist Ghostface Killah calledWu-Massacre, and appears on albums from Wu-Tang affiliates and friends like Nas, Pete Rock, Fat Joe, Mobb Deep, Kanye West, Yelawolf, Rick Ross, and even Rhymesayers artists Evidence and Freeway, as well as many more.
Raekwon is using his experiences in the music industry to help bring up new artists in the game, he recently established ICEH20 Records, with home bases in the US and a brand new office in Toronto to help spread his message across continental lines.
His most recent album, Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang dropped in 2011 and he also released a follow up to 1995’s Only Built For Cuban Linx… called Only Built For Cuban Linx Pt. II in 2009. To start 2012 off right, he also dropped the mixtape Unexpected Victory on January 1st of this year - download now.
Hit the videos below for some old and new joints from Raekwon and visit his website RaekwonChronicles.com for more before he rocks the stage with Ghostface Killah on May 27th!