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Ghostface Killah

Ghostface Killah

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Musical genre:Rap/Hip Hop  
BandWu-Tang Clan
Ghostface Killah (born Dennis Coles, aka Tony Starks) is an American rapper and member of the Wu-Tang Clan. After the Wu-Tang achieved breakthrough commercial success in the early 1990s, Ghostface Killah, like most of his clan-mates, began a solo career. First appearing on Only Built 4 Cuban Linx (with clan-mate Raekwon, 1995), then on the soundtracks to Sunset Park and Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood. His first solo LP was Iron Man in 1996, which was successful in hip hop circles and debuted at #2 on the pop charts. His follow-up was Supreme Clientele in 2000. In April 2004 The Pretty Toney Album was released on Def Jam featuring collaborations with Missy Elliott and Jadakiss and was credited to Ghostface. He also appears on the track "On My Knees" by UK hip hop group The 411 which became a hit in the UK and Australia which will apparently also feature on his next album.