VLADTV | Inspectah Deck: Using the “Triumph” Verse Twice Helped My Legacy

http://www.vladtv.com – “I didn’t expect anything,” says Inspectah Deck, about his thoughts on what would become the Wu-Tang Clan’s legacy in Hip-Hop, “I just thought that we were going to come in and make some records, make some money, and you know, that was that. I never saw me sitting on the VladTV couch 20 years later.”

Within this segment of his exclusive interview, Rollie Fingers, speaks on how his decision to reuse a verse would cement his lyrical legacy. Although his verse for “Triumph” from the Wu’s sophomore effort, ‘Wu-Tang Forever,’ was already used on the initial compilation of Tony Touch’s, ‘Power Cypha: 50 MCs, Volume 1,’ due to its inherent “classic” quality, Tony Touch immediately gave Rebel INS his blessing to reuse the verse.

During an impromptu 5 A.M. studio session with Rza, Rollie Fingers dropped the verse which fit perfectly to the the unfinished “Triumph” track. Eventually, “Triumph” would become one of the first million dollar Hip-Hop videos, and it would also solidify Inspectah Deck as a lyrical genius. He asserts, “It’s one of those rhymes that people came to me and gave me that respect like, ‘Yo, you’re one of the f***ing best.'”

Following that train of thought “The City,” wordsmith shares, “That record did a lot for me. It changed my Rap life.” He goes onto share after being highlighted in the “Hip-Hop Quoteable” section of the Source magazine, he was able to garner more respect from people who in turned started researching more of his work. Also, he successfully got more business offers.

Check out the full clip and treat yourself to little known facts about how “C.R.E.A.M.” first started out as a freestyle and how “Protect Your Neck” originally had a different beat.

Devenchi HollyWoodDevenchi@gmail.com @Devenchi @theDAMNtruthMAG @Industry101 Click this to hit us up!

comments

rating

5.00  / 5 
rated by 2 users
1974 views
comments

your rating :

1 Star2 Star3 Star4 Star5 Star
2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
5.00  / 5 
rated by 2 users

Recent Posts

DRE DENNIS VS J SKILLZ | GATES OF THE GARDEN | RAP BATTLE

YOUNG KANNONS' T REX VS REED DOLLAZ SM7 PREDICTION

Recent Audios

LATEST TWEETS

  • RuSsTSU FLEXBROOK
    Law shit. Label shit. Two worse problems
  • RuSsTSU FLEXBROOK
    Really really really tryna get life in order and this tape out 😫😫😩🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️
  • RuSsTSU FLEXBROOK
    RT @LilBibby_: I don’t trust humans
  • ‘TEZ DIBIA$E
    RT @iTHESKYBOX: Charlie Clips JC O-RED Daylyt Big T ill Will Cortez These are my favorite pens in battle rap but if they are on some bs I…
  • RuSsTSU FLEXBROOK
    I’ actually have to respect the ones who go out the way to not respect it.
  • Black Sour Ranger
    That nigga wrist was cold as shit. Nigga had goosebumps on his on forearms https://t.co/uk9wXjo10N
  • RuSsTSU FLEXBROOK
    I’m not impressed. I should have em by a few MILLION. https://t.co/8FQ0VO26WT
  • RuSsTSU FLEXBROOK
    The homie got pistol whipped. 34 stitches... four teeth lost. Metal being BANGED on ya face, doesn’t look that same… https://t.co/0oEdoFzcBW