Raekwon to Speak on Legacy at NYC Noisemakers Event
For the latest installment of his Noisemakers series, Hot 97 DJ Peter Rosenberg will sit down with famed Wu-Tang rapper Raekwon this Wednesday (July 29) at the 92Y in New York City.
Following in the footsteps of other Hip-Hop luminaries like DJ Premier, Q-Tip and ?uestlove, Rae will divulge with Rosenberg, in front of a live audience, on his life in hip-hop and the stories behind some of his most famed songs. Jazz flavored band The Cypher will also be performing their instrumental spin on The Chef’s music throughout the night.
Tickets to the event, which starts at 8 p.m, cost $15 and can be purchased online at the 92Y’s website here.
As XXLMag.com previously reported Rae is currently prepping the release of Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2, the sequel to his legendary 1995 solo debut. The disc features guest spots from his Wu-Tang brethren Ghostface Killah, Inspetach Deck, Method Man and Masta Killa as well as Beanie Sigel and Jadakiss, among others. Production duties are handled by Rza, Dr. Dre, J Dilla, Marley Marl, The Alchemist, Necro, and more. The LP is slated to hit shelves on September 9. –Max G