In Hip Hop History Today “Raekwon was born” January 12, 1970
Corey Woods born January 12, 1970, better known by the stage name Raekwon, is a rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. He released his solo debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx in 1995, and has since recorded numerous solo albums, as well as continuing to work with Wu-Tang and providing an extensive number of guest contributions to other hip hop artist’s works. He is the founder of his own label ICEH20 Records. Raekwon is often cited as one of the pioneers of the Mafioso rap subgenre. Listen to Only Built 4 Cuban Linx above.