Method Man, Raekwon & Inspectah Deck Pop The Purple Tape Into 2015 (Video)
This summer, Method Man opened up his Meth Lab as the first release in nearly nine years. On the Tommy Boy Entertainment effort, Mr. Mef’ made a standout cut in “Purple Tape.” Although it’s a Johnnie Blaze affair, Raekwon (the true “purple tape” architect) joins the fray, as does another Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… guest, Inspectah Deck.
As Heads are deciding the albums to remember 2015 by, the Wu-Tang-certified video emerges. It’s a Clansmen affair, with the three MCs joining the youth in a clique-driven display of bars and brotherhood:
As the O.G. purple tape turned 20 this year, do you think the album’s significance has been affirmed by time?