Today 26 years ago: Wu Tang Clan’s GZA released his sophomore LP ‘Liquid Swords’

In January 11, 26 years ago, On this date in 1995, Wu Tang Clan released first solo LP under the moniker “the GZA”. “Liquid Swords” was one of the most formative concept albums in Hip Hop during the 20th century.

Liquid Swords is the second solo studio album by American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member GZA.

“We form like Voltron and GZA happens to be the head.” -Method Man

After appearing as the closer on the Wu Tang’s premiere single “Protect Ya Neck” and dropping his own solo joint “Clan In The Front” on WTC’s classic Enter The 36 Chambers LP, The Genius, who changed his name to the GZA after the formation of the Wu Tang Clan in 1992, fulfilled the expectations of a solo album with Liquid Swords, which was released 26 years ago today.

All tracks produced by RZA, except track 13