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GZA’s ‘Liquid Swords’ Turns 15 Years Old

[2] “Duel of the Iron Mic”

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This Wu-Posse cut featured Ol’ Dirty Bastard on the hook and verses by Masta Killa and Inspectah Deck. Crate diggers will notice the David Porter “I’m Afraid the Masquerade is Over” sample which was also used for the Notorious B.I.G.’s “Who Shot Ya?” and LL Cool J’s “Ill Bomb.”

Sample
“I’m Afraid the Masquerade is Over” by David Porter

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Notable Lyrics

“Check the print, it’s where veterans spark the lettering/Slow MCs is waitin’ for the editing.”

“Shit is outdated just like neck loads of sterling/Suede-fronts, bell-bottoms and tri-colored shearlings.”

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