The twenty-plus year legend, GZA performed live Monday July 24, 2017 and Tuesday July 25, 2017 at the Chicago City Winery. He’s known for his solo album “Liquid Sword.” Liquid Sword often considered as one of the “most substantial lyrical journeys in hip-hop history.” It has been cited as one of the best solo albums by a Wu-Tang Clan’s member. His sharp metaphors and smooth flow helped to build the influence he has on the rap community. Not only has he maintained a great solo career since 1995, he has been working very hard in the New York educational system helping youngsters stay interested in science by creating a education group, “Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S.” His performance at Chicago City Winery was just a recap of the of the old school phenomenon that swagged every young hip-hop fan’s playlist (or CD player). Chicago’s hip-hop lovers were thrilled to see yet another astounding performance by legendary rapper, GZA.
By Lorrin Cash
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