The Making of Raekwon’s ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…’

The Documentary Ten years ago, some men with rhymes changed the face of hip-hop music. In the shadow of fellow Wu-Tang Clan stars Method Man and Ol' Dirty Bastard, Raekwon and his lyrical accomplice, Ghostface Killah, created Only Built 4 Cuban Linx..., a criminology rap classic that hustlers worldwide could relate to. Compiled by: Paul W. Arnold, Paul Cantor, Jon Caramanica, Andrea Duncan, Toshitaka Kondo, Chairman Mao, Adam Matthews and Vanessa Satten Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the May 2005 issue of XXL Magazine to celebrate the album's 10th anniversary. It is being re-printed here at Raekwon's 20th anniversary. Hov and Kris ...

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