DUB Magazine Feature : Ghostface Killah
January 30, 08 by EddyL
One of the strengths of the Wu-Tang Clan is the individual talents of each member of the collective, of which Ghostface Killah (aka Tony Starks and Ironman) has been deemed by many as the most consistent, with such hits as Ironman (Razor Sharp/Epic, 1996), Supreme Clientele (Razor Sharp/Epic, 2000), The Pretty Toney Album (Def Jam, 2004), and more recently, Fishscale (Def Jam, 2006) and More Fish (Def Jam, 2006).
In fact, it was Ghostface that unloaded the first licks on Enter the Wu-Tang, spitting fire on â€œBring Da Ruckus.â€
Ghostface, catch the blast of a hype verse/My Glock bursts, leave in a hearse, I did worse/I come rough, tough like an elephant tusk/Ya head rush, fly like Egyptian musk
After the success of the Wu-Tang Clanâ€™s first collective album, they set out to release individual works, with Ghostface trying his hand with Ironman. It was a solid album, but wasnâ€™t initially as successful as those of other Wu-Tang mates Method Man and Olâ€™ Dirty Bastard. Eventually, though, hip-hop heads and pundits began to notice how his vibe began to reverberate.
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