“Right now, it’s more about the company, I’m really trying to rock that hat right now, I got a lot of obligations with my dudes so I want to fulfill them.”
Raekwon stopped by The Breakfast Club and brought his new artist JD Era, straight outta Toronto, to the show Rae discusses his love for the city of Toronto, going independent and the success of his critically-acclaimed OB4CL2, nobody wanting to sign Wu-Clan back in the day, status of the Wu members, touring with Freddie Gibbs and more.
“One thing about The Wu, we was unfocused greatness. Our confidence got us to the next level and we was able to back that up. Coming from Staten Island, the forgotten borough, the borough that don’t have it’s own boulevard [where] you can go down the block and shop. It ain’t really nothing out there, it’s like a real ghost town. Coming from that We always had to just go hard to make are point be across.”
“The first time we was asked a question about our music, Dirty just came out of nowhere and said, ‘Yo we just keeping it real.’ And that became a slogan. When he said, ‘Yo we just keeping it real, that’s all we know how to do is just keep it real.’ But more importantly, we was just loving the fact that everybody embraced us so quick. I called us child hood stars back then.”