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Born: Jan 12, 1970

Birthplace: Staten Island

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States


Date of Birth : Jan 12, 1970
Birth Place : Staten Island

Corey Woods, better known by the stage name Raekwon, is an American rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. He released his solo debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... in 1995, and has since recorded numerous solo albums, as well as continuing to work with Wu-Tang and providing an extensive number of guest contributions to other hip hop artist's works. He is the founder of his own label ICEH20 Records. Raekwon has been cited as a pioneer of Mafioso rap. In 2007, the editors of About.com placed him on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time. The Miami New Times described Raekwon's music as being "street epics" that are "straightforward yet linguistically rich universes not unlike a gangsta Iliad." Raekwon is a convert to Islam.


  • Actor
  • Musician
  • Rapper

Also known as

  • Shallah
  • Shallah Raekwon
  • Raekwon the Chef
  • Raekwon ''The Chef''
  • Lou Diamonds
  • Lex Diamonds
  • Corey Woods
  • Chef Raekwon
  • Reakwon
  • The Chef


  • Andrea Woods


  • Cori Andrea Woods
  • Jabairi Woods
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