Round By Round Break Down of the Raekwon vs Ghostface Killah Verzuz

Two Legends from Staten Island.  Two Legends from the Wu Tang Clan. Two legends with many names, but best known as Raekwon and Ghostface Killah.  The Raekwon vs Ghostface Verzuz pins the legends against each other, but its obviously a display of love for the duo who once partnered to create the classic album, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx.

While Only Built 4 Cuban Linx is officially known as the Raekwon debut album, Ghostface appeared on 11 of the album’s 17 tracks.

Like we have done previously with these Verzuz battles, here’s a round by round break down of the Raekwon vs Ghostface Verzuz battle.

Previous Battles:

Ne-Yo vs. Johnta Austin   |   Mannie Fresh vs. Scott Storch   |   T-Pain vs. Lil Jon   |   Dj Premier vs. RZA   |   Babyface vs. Teddy Riley   |   Jill Scott vs. Erykah Badu   |   Nelly vs. Ludacris   |   Beenie Man vs. Bounty Killer   |   112 vs. Jagged Edge   |   Kirk Franklin vs. Fred Hammond   |   Alicia Keys vs. John Legend   |   Fabolous vs. Jadakiss   |
DMX vs. Snoop Dogg   |    Rick Ross vs. 2 Chainz   |
Brandy vs. Monica   |  Gladys Knight vs Patti LaBelle  |   Gucci Mane vs Jeezy   |
E-40 vs. Too Short   |   Ashanti vs. Keyshia Cole   |   D’Angelo & Friends   |

Ghostface went first to start things off…

Round 1: G-Dep featuring Ghostface – “Special Delivery Remix” vs Outkast featuring Raekwon – “Skew It on the Bar-B”

Winner: Ghostface
“Special Delivery Remix” G-Dep featuring Ghostface, Craig Mack & Keith Murray


Round 2: Ghostface Killah – “Ghost Deini” vs. Raekwon – “10 Bricks”

Winner: Ghostface
“Ghost Deini”


Round 3: GZA featuring RZA, Ghostface & Killah Priest – “4th Chamber” vs. Raekwon featuring Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck & Method Man – “House of Flying Daggers”

Winner: Raekwon
“House of Flying Daggers” – Raekwon featuring Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck & Method Man


Round 4: Ghostface “Mighty Healthy” vs. Raekwon – “Incarcerated Scarfaces”

Winner: Raekwon
“Incarcerated Scarfaces”


Round 5: Ghostface featuring U God, Raekwon – “Black Jesus” vs. Raekwon – “Live From New York”

Winner: Raekwon
“Live From New York”


Round 6: Ghostface – “The Watch” vs. Wu Tang (Raekwon) – “Itz Yourz”

Winner: Raekwon


Round 7: Wu Tang Clan (Ghostface) “Impossible” vs. Raekwon – “100 Rounds”

Winner: Ghostface
Wu Tang Clan – “Impossible”


Round 8: Ghostface Killah – “Cherchez LaGhost” vs. Raekwon featuring Ghostface, Method Man & Cappadonna – “Ice Cream”

Whoever played this song was going to get the points for it.  It is officially Raekwon’s track though, so he pulled it out…

Winner: Raekwon
Raekwon featuring Ghostface, Method Man & Cappadonna – “Ice Cream”


Round 9: Kanye West featuring Ghostface & Pusha T – “New God Flow” vs. Raekwon featuring Busta Rhymes – “State of Grace Remix”

Winner: Ghostface
“New God Flow”


Round 10: Ghostface Killah feat. RZA – “Nutmeg” vs. Raekwon featuring Ghostface – “Criminology”

Winner: Raekwon
“Criminology”

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