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I was fortunate enough to have a conversation with Wu-Tang’s Cappadonna to speak about his new release, Hook Off.

We talked the new album, his path from Park Hill to prison to today, and how his message has changed during the ride.

“Most popular hip-hop songs can only be remembered by a catchy hook, so with no hook the listener has no choice but to take in the lyrical content, flow and delivery of the artist, which is what this album comes packed with.”

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The debut solo album of Ghostface Killah, like Raekwon‘s is a piece of the puzzle that is the essential hip-hop. I’ve said multiple times that Only Built 4 Cuban Linx.. might be my favorite album of all time, and I was expecting the other debut album of Ghostface to be similar, but it’s not. RZA produces another masterpiece, except for the track “Fish”, produced by True Master. This album, this track being the lead track, has “blaxploitation”-films sampling in addition to more soul sampling. The first minute of the track is the first minute of the album. Not much else to say other than I really hope you don’t skip over this one.

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