On today in 1996, Ghostface Killah’s launched extremely anticipated debut album Ironman was licensed gold by the RIAA. With unique in-house Wu manufacturing from True Grasp and the RZA coupled with Raekwon The Chef showing on nearly each track on the album, making this album among the best idea albums accomplished by the 9 man conglomerate up to now.
The 16-track album featured a number of hits that bolstered the Wu Tang Clan’s standing as the very best rap collective within the recreation, together with the haunting avenue saga “Motherless Baby”, “All That I Acquired Is You” that includes Mary J. Blige and the late Popa Wu and “WInter Warz”, which appeared on the Don’t Be A Menace To South Central Whereas Ingesting Your Juice In The Hood soundtrack.
This album proceeded Ghost’s summary lyrical content material as witnessed on 2000’s Supreme Clientele LP, however it’s story telling premise retains listeners glued to the cadence and rhyme type of Mr. Coles equally as a lot as they’re drawn to RZA’s manufacturing.
Ironman lastly reached platinum standing in 2004, which nonetheless proves to be Ghost’s most profitable album of his profession. The WTC would comply with up with albums that try to mirror the conceptual preciseness of Ironman, nonetheless, not one of the Clan’s solo initiatives will be in contrast in its totality to that of Tony Starks.
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