Raekwon, New York’s sensational hip hop artist is bringing his signature sounds to the Brighton Music Hall!
Raekwon (birth name Corey Woods) was born in Staten Island in 1970 and is a rapper. He began his musical journey in 1992 with the Wu-Tang Clan; a hip hop collective that also included RZA (formerly Prince Rakeem; aka RZArecta, Chief Abbot, and Bobby Steels; born Robert Diggs), GZA (aka the Genius, Justice, and Maxi Million; born Gary Grice), Ol' Dirty Bastard (aka Unique Ason, Joe Bannanas, Dirt McGirt, Dirt Dog, and Osirus; born Russell Jones), Method Man (aka Johnny Blaze, Ticallion Stallion, Shakwon, Methical, and MZA; born Clifford Smith), Ghostface Killah (aka Tony Starks and Sun God; born Dennis Coles), U-God (aka Golden Arms, Lucky Hands, Baby U, and 4-Bar Killer; born Lamont Hawkins), Inspectah Deck (aka Rebel INS and Rollie Fingers; born Jason Hunter), and Masta Killa (aka Noodles; born Elgin Turner). There were several contributions from guest associate Cappadonna (born Darryl Hill) and he would later become the group’s tenth member. They’ve sold over 40 million records worldwide and their debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), is widely regarded as one of the greatest albums in hip hop history. Raekwon’s also had a stellar solo career with 7 studio albums, 1 compilation album, 11 singles, and 12 mix tapes.
Don't miss your chance to see this artist add a unique touch to hip hop music!