Raekwon Similar Artists

Ghostface Killah - 100% match to Raekwon

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

Wu-Tang Clan - 49% match to Raekwon

Genres: Martial Arts Music Videos & Concerts Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs Vinyl

This hip-hop crew, whose ranks originally comprised the Genius aka GZA (Gary Grice, 22 August 1966, Staten Island, New York, USA), RZA aka Prince Rakeem (b. Robert Diggs, 5 July 1969, Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA), Ol’ Dirty Bastard (b. Russell Tyrone Jones, 15 November 1968, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 13 November 2004, Manhattan, Read more

Method Man - 42% match to Raekwon

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Urban & Rap
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

Clifford Smith, 1 April 1971, Staten Island, New York, USA. Smith rose to acclaim as one of the leading members of Staten Island’s hip-hop collective, Wu-Tang Clan. Adopting the Method Man moniker, his smoky, flowing vocals were a prominent feature of 1993’s landmark debut Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). His own Tical set, released the following year, was the firs Read more

Mobb Deep - 41% match to Raekwon

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs Vinyl

This rap duo, comprising Havoc (Kejuan Muchita, 21 May 1974, Queensbridge, New York, USA) and Prodigy (b. Albert Johnson, 2 November 1974, Queensbridge, New York, USA), made a colossal impact in 1995 with their hardcore hip-hop single ‘Shook Ones Part II’. Compared in the music press to the experience of hearing Schoolly D for the first time, it saw the New York-ba Read more

Ol' Dirty Bastard - 41% match to Raekwon

Genres: Urban & Rap
View Artist: Overview Songs DVDs CDs

Nas - 36% match to Raekwon

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones, 14 September 1973, Long Island, New York, USA. From the tough Queensbridge housing projects which brought the world Marley Marl, MC Shan and Intelligent Hoodlum, Nas made his name as a highly skilled rapper with the double whammy of 1994’s Illmatic and 1996’s It Was Written, albums whose music was crafted with a degree of subtlety and fore Read more

Redman - 34% match to Raekwon

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

Reginald Noble, 17 April 1970, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Inventive and witty US rapper whose 1992 debut Whut? Thee Album broke into the US Top 50, although it failed to get a UK release until much later in the year. Enshrining the new ethos of cannabis as the drug of choice (‘How To Roll A Blunt’), there was also room for the traditional braggadocio (‘A Day Of Read more

Killah Priest - 33% match to Raekwon

Genres: Urban & Rap
View Artist: Overview Biography Vinyl

Walter Reed, 16 August 1970, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Born in Brooklyn and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Brownsville, Reed was inspired by neighbourhood rappers such as future Wu-Tang Clan member GZA and Onyx’s Suavé. Despite building up a formidable reputation of his own, Reed embarked on an educational sabbatical during which he immersed himse Read more

Cappadonna - 30% match to Raekwon

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs DVDs CDs

Darryl Hill, New York City, New York, USA. Raised in New York’s Staten Island district, Cappadonna became the tenth official member of the Wu-Tang Clan. Hill had known members of the crew since grade school, and began writing and performing himself from the age of 15 onwards. His first recorded appearance on a Wu-Tang Clan product was in 1995, adding a lewd rap to ‘ Read more

AZ - 29% match to Raekwon

Genres: Urban & Rap
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

Cam'Ron - 26% match to Raekwon

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs

Cameron Giles, 4 February 1976, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. This Harlem-based rapper was a highly talented teenage basketball player who took to the streets after failing to win a college scholarship. His rapping skills were to be his saviour, however, and by the mid-90s he was part of Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs’ Bad Boy posse and collaborating with former b Read more

Gang Starr - 26% match to Raekwon

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

Arguably hip-hop’s most literate, challenging act on both musical and lyrical fronts, Gang Starr comprises Guru Keith E (Keith Elam, 17 July 1966, Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA; vocals/lyrics) and DJ Premier (b. Christopher Martin, 21 March 1966, Houston, Texas, USA; music). Guru (Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal) was born the son of a Boston municipal and superior court Read more

UGK - 24% match to Raekwon

Genres: Urban & Rap
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs

Big L - 23% match to Raekwon

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

Lamont Coleman, 30 May 1974, New York City, New York, USA, d. 15 February 1999, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. This highly respected Harlem-based MC had his life cut tragically short just when it appeared his legendary underground status was about to translate into the mainstream. Coleman first came to the attention of the rap world in the early 90s as part of Harlem& Read more

Eric B. & Rakim - 22% match to Raekwon

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs

This Queens, New York, USA-based rap duo comprised Eric Barrier (Elmhurst, New York, USA) and William ‘Rakim’ Griffin (b. William Griffin Jnr., Long Island, New York, USA), using additional musicians such as Sefton the Terminator and Chad Jackson as required. Rakim was the lyricist, Eric B the DJ, or, as Rakim himself put it in ‘I Ain’t No Joke’:  Read more


Artist matches Powered by AudioScrobbler