Raekwon (real name Corey Woods) was born on Friday, January 12, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a famous American Rapper.
Biography and Career:
Raekwon was born in New York City, New York, USA and he is the son of Cori Andrea Woods. In 1993 Raekwon joined the Wu-Tang Clan hip hop group based in the Staten Island district of New York City. After he joined the troop he changed his name from Corey Woods to Raekwon. The first album by the group was "Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers" in 1993. There were even solo albums that were released by the group that were at the number 8 on the Billboard rap chart. Method Man was the first from the group to record his solo album in 1994. In 2001 The W album was released by the group and 8 diagrams in 2007.
He signed his solo deal
with Loud Records in 1994. His first solo song was "Heaven & Hell" for the movie Fresh. In 2007 he planned to release his debut "Only Built 4 Cuban LinkÃ¢â‚¬Â¦Pt. II" through Aftermath Entertainment which was produced by Busta Rhymes. Later he and EMI authenticated that the album would be released in 2009. He was named the 10th hottest MC in the game by MTV on 28th September 2009. In 2009 he converted to Islam.
Birth name: Corey Woods
Height: 5'8" (173 m)
Genres: Hip Hop
Labels: Loud, Universal, Aftermath, Ice Water and EMI.
He has a daughter who is named after him and a three year old son Jabairi.
Being born on Jan 12, Raekwon is a Capricorn.
Why do we like Raekwon?
We like Raekwon because he is a good Hip Hop singer.
Why is Raekwon Famous?
He is famous because he is a good solo rapper and a member of the WU-Tang Clan group.