Best Piece of Hip-Hop History: Raekwon and Ghostface Killah
Raekwon and Ghostface Killah have been working hard to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Rae's Only Built for Cuban Linx, arguably the best solo project ever made by a Wu-Tang Clan member, even putting together a documentary on the album, Purple Tape Files. So it was no surprise that they devoted their set to playing the 1995 classic, track for track, with exhortations like "Y'all know this shit? Sing this shit!" The beats and the stories of criminal behavior still sounded immediate, even necessary, and single "Ice Cream" was still a popular favorite. Ghostface and Rae stalked the stage as the sun sank in the sky, refusing to go gentle into that good night — it seemed like Coachella even turned off the sound when they exceeded their allotted time.