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Corey Woods (born January 12, 1970), better known by the stage name Raekwon (sometimes "Raekwon the Chef"), is an American rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. He released his solo debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx..., in 1995, and has continued recording solo and with the Wu-Tang Clan since then. In 2009, Raekwon released the sequel to his critically acclaimed debut with the similarly praised Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II. Corey Woods joined the Wu-Tang Clan, a nine-member hip hop group based in the Staten Island borough of New York City, in 1992. He went under the stage name Raekwon and aliases Shallah Raekwon, Raekwon the Chef, and Lou Diamonds. Wu-Tang Clan debuted one year later with Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers.

Wu-Tang Rappers on Ol' Dirty Bastard -- 'It Don't Feel Like 8 Years'

Wu-Tang Rappers
on Ol' Dirty Bastard 'It Don't Feel Like 8 Years'

It's been 8 years since Ol' Dirty Bastard died at the age of 35 ... but one of his former Wu-Tang Clan members tells TMZ he refuses to mourn, because ODB "wouldn't want me to."TMZ spoke with both… READ MORE >

Wu-Tang's Newest Member -- GOP Senator!

Wu-Tang's Newest Member -- GOP Senator!

During a State budget meeting, Illinois Republican Senator Christine Radogno gave rapper Raekwon mad props for his sage financial advice and quoted lyrics from Wu-Tang Clan's hit song "C.R.E.A.M."… READ MORE >

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