Wednesday, February 16, 2011


Thought I'd post one more early "horrorcore" (rap with dark, horror-like lyrics) record that I really liked once upon a time. This one has Wu-Tang's RZA hooking up with members of Stetsasonic ("Talkin' All That Jazz") and the late Poetic (AKA Grym Reaper).
Thanks to the RZA, the music comes off as very Wu-Tang Clan, with the vocals are similar to Ol' Dirty Bastard or Onyx (who would fittingly work with the Wu Tang later). Songs like "2 Cups of Blood" and "1-800-Suicide" set them apart though, and were the kind of thing that terrified white suburban mothers across America in the early '90s.
For me it kind of gets a little old after four or five tracks, but there's some solid stuff on here.


  1. I'm trying not to blow a hipster music snob brain valve, but it was Prince Paul who did the majority of the music on here, not the RZA. And I love this album.

  2. Thanks for the info! Truth be told, I haven't owned this actual CD since the late '90s, so I couldn't read the liner notes. It does sound very Wu Tang though, and RZA produced their second CD I think? (which I never owned). Prince Paul is great; I used to own "In Full Gear" shit- 23 years ago?? I'm old.