Today In Hip-Hop: GZA Releases ‘Liquid Swords’

On this day, November 7, in hip-hop history... 1995: Few albums freeze the blood in your veins quite like Genius/GZA's 1995 classic, Liquid Swords. Released in the midst of Wu-Tang Mania, Liquid Swords is a chilly New York classic that cements GZA's lofty reputation as one of the Clan's finest rappers. Highlighting GZA's compact flow and cerebral-assassin-like lyricism, Liquid Swords is consistently held up as not only one of the best albums in Wu-Tang's vast discography but in all of hip-hop history. GZA is a gifted writer and crafts his rhymes with a laser-like focus that few rappers in hip-hop have ever been able to match. Intense ...

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