Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon knows the importance of August 1. The hip-hop veteran’s unforgettable Only Built 4 Cuban Linx has officially reached its 25th anniversary and is getting proper respect placed on its name.

Raekwon’s 25-Year Anniversary

On Saturday, streaming giant TIDAL went to its social media platforms to celebrate Rae’s milestone. It also shared a link to learn more about the Chef’s legendary contribution to the music biz.

“25 years ago today. Revisit #Raekwon’s ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…’ and learn about The Purple Tape’s impact when you hit the link in bio.” -TIDAL’s Instagram

“Legendary!!!!” -Lenny S

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25 years ago today. Revisit #Raekwon’s ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…’ and learn about The Purple Tape’s impact when you hit the link in bio.

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Raekwon’s 25-year anniversary celebrated by TIDAL.

High-Key Details

This past Friday, rap veteran Nas went to his social media pages to put respect on Raekwon’s name. The Queens rap legend called Rae one of the best rap artists – ever – and acknowledged the album’s birthday.

“Yo @raekwon Peace Beloved. My brother. I Salute you on this Classic Only Built 4 Cuban Linx aka The Purple Tape. 25 Years Club General. You one of the greatest to touch a mic. Great times when @realghostfacekillah and us recorded Verbal Intercourse. This Lp changed the game. Thank you King. Congrats” -Nas’ Instagram

“Salut family. The green jacket club. Word !!!!” -Raekwon

“🙌🏾” -Ghostface Killah

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Yo @raekwon Peace Beloved. My brother. I Salute you on this Classic Only Built 4 Cuban Linx aka The Purple Tape. 25 Years Club General. You one of the greatest to touch a mic. Great times when @realghostfacekillah and us recorded Verbal Intercourse. This Lp changed the game. Thank you King. Congrats

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Wait, There’s More

Heading into the weekend, Raekwon celebrated his game-changing album.

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Tomorrow the 25 years we celebrate tonight !!! TGIF 7pm est ///// IG LIVE

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@611purplefactory said they celebrating too !!! See what that do ! … #TheMuseumOfheatandmemoirs

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Before You Go

The legendary album comes packed with unforgettable records including Raekwon’s unforgettable “Incarcerated Scarfaces.”

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