Wu-Tang Clan member Masta Killa is gearing up for the upcoming release of his fourth solo project, titled Loyalty is Royalty.
Staying true to the core Clan aesthetic of “razor-sharp wisdom over dusty, soulful production”, the project features 16 new track from the rap vet.
Masta Killa also invites a few guests, including the late Sean Price and Mobb Deep’s Prodigy, as well as KXNG Crooked, Redman and Ra Stacks among others. His Wu brothers also come through, including Cappadonna, Method Man, RZA, Inspectah Deck and the GZA.
“All praises due to the memories of Sean Price and Prodigy of Mobb Deep,” he says of the pair’s appearance. “Two hip hop legends.”
“I always brought it back home to the foundation. No matter what Wu-Tang album it was, I was always on it,” explains Method Man. “Regardless to how much money was involved, it was just the experience of being around so many great minds. That was truly the jewel.”
“Loyalty is f*cking everything, and I would not move without a loyal crew,” adds Redman. “Matter fact my circle is small as hell right now…motherf*ckers being disloyal, just counting theyselves out.”
On production, beatmakers like 9th Wonder, Illmind, P.F. Cuttin, and Dame Grease production the backdrop, while Masta Killah delivers the kind of classic hip-hop fans have come to expect.
2. Return Of The Masta Kill (feat. Young Dudas and Cappadonna)
3. Loyalty Is Royalty (R.I.F. – Rapping Is Fundamental) (feat. AB & JR)
4. Therapy (feat. Method Man and Redman)
5. OGs Told Me (feat. Boy Backs and Moe Roc)
6. Wise Words By The RZA (feat. RZA)
9. Down With Me (feat. Sean Price)
10. Tiger And The Mantice (feat. Inspectah Deck and GZA)
11. Real People (feat. Prodigy and KXNG Crooked)
12. Flex With Me (feat. Chanel Sosa)
13. Calculated (feat. Ra Stacks and Nick Guns)
14. Noodles Pt. 1
15. Noodles Pt. 2