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Ghostface Killah: Apollo Kidsnew

Ghostface talks a lot, but he's hardly all talk.
The Inlander  |  Leah Sottile  |  01-31-2011  |  Reviews

Hip-hop legends Wu-Tang Clan Celebrate New Year's Eve in Pittsburghnew

Wu-Tang Clan's current Rebirth tour features Method Man, GZA, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Inspectah Deck, U-God and Masta Killa.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Aaron Jentzen  |  12-30-2010  |  Music

Cult of Ghostfacenew

Zealous fans and a top-heavy entourage dominate the rapper's recent performances.
East Bay Express  |  Rachel Swan  |  11-18-2010  |  Concerts

'GhostDeini' Offers an Uneven Ride Through Ghostface Killah's Catalognew

If anyone deserves a greatest hits album, it's Ghostface Killah. Although he has gone from lesser-heralded Wu-Tang Clan member to platinum solo artist to, most recently, a commercially stagnant artist who has broken with Wu leadership, the Staten Island rapper's catalog is remarkably consistent.
Washington City Paper  |  Ben Westhoff  |  01-15-2009  |  Reviews

'Digging for Dirt' is a Testament to Ol' Dirty Bastard's Whole Beingnew

Pharrell Williams put it best when he said Ol' Dirty Bastard was "insanely genius, geniusly insane." But Jaime Lowe's new biography offers a more complete history of a man spiraling down a rabbit hole of drug addiction and fame.
Charleston City Paper  |  Mark Glenn  |  12-10-2008  |  Nonfiction

Wu-Tang's Raekwon Discusses Reuniting and Reconnecting with Fansnew

The individual members of Wu-Tang are involved in so many projects, some of them might not even be aware of each other's work. For instance, Raekwon said he wasn't aware of the latest album billed to Wu-Tang: Soundtracks From the Shaolin Temple, which was released Oct. 7, even though he appears on it.
Tucson Weekly  |  Gene Armstrong  |  12-04-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Exit the 36 Chambers: Choose Your Own Wu-Tang Clan Adventurenew

Something happened on the way to becoming untouchable hip-hop legends. At best, they've reached an artistic cul de sac with their last album, 2007's 8 Diagrams. At worst, they're irrelevant. To find out why, you'll have to choose your own adventure.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Nathan Dinsdale  |  12-03-2008  |  Music

So Long, Mr. Jonesnew

When he emerged from prison last year, rapper Russell Jones was by most accounts a subdued shell of his former manic self. His insanity had been the root of his appeal.
The Pitch  |  Nathan Dinsdale  |  11-24-2004  |  Profiles & Interviews

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