Wu-Massacre (2010) Cleverly splitting the difference between a full Wu-Tang Clan offering and an affiliated solo release, Wu-Massacre boils the group down to three of its most… 2010-03-30 Meth, Ghost and Rae Ghostface Killah Method Man Raekwon Hip-Hop/Rap
Music Review

Wu-Massacre (2010)

Wu-Massacre | SMOOTH SAILING Method Man is back with Meth, Ghost and Rae
SMOOTH SAILING Method Man is back with Meth, Ghost and Rae
EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Mar 30, 2010; Lead Performance: Meth, Ghost and Rae; Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Cleverly splitting the difference between a full Wu-Tang Clan offering and an affiliated solo release, Wu-Massacre boils the group down to three of its most fearsome lyricists. Method Man's acid sarcasm grounds Ghostface Killah's tightly wound exclamations, which in turn nicely balance Raekwon's flinty realism, and the trio's rhymes are well served throughout by big, soulful beats. Who knew it would be this easy to solve the lack of focus that has plagued so much of the assembled Clan's later output? B+

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Originally posted Mar 22, 2010 Published in issue #1096 Apr 02, 2010 Order article reprints