Heaven & Hell (Raekwon song)

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"Heaven & Hell"
Single by Raekwon feat. Ghostface Killah
from the album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...
Released October 24, 1994
Format 12" single
Recorded 1994
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:56
Label Loud
Writer(s) D. Coles
C. Woods
S. Johnson
Producer(s) RZA
Raekwon singles chronology
"Heaven & Hell"
(1994)
"Criminology"
(1995)

Heaven & Hell is the solo debut single by Wu-Tang Clan rapper Raekwon, released as the lead single from his solo debut album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx.... It features fellow Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah and backing vocals from Wu-Tang affiliate singer Blue Raspberry. Allmusic stated "everything culminates in "Heaven & Hell" and its longing for redemption"[1]

As the rest of the album, the song was produced by the Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA and contains a sample from "Could I Be Falling in Love?" by Syl Johnson, reached #34 in the Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales in 1994, and #21 in the Hot Rap Singles in 1995.[2][3] In 2006, German singer Joy Denalane recorded a completely reworked version of the song, under the title "Heaven or Hell", featuring Raekwon, for her album Born & Raised. The song also featured on the soundtrack to the 1994 film Fresh by Boaz Yakin.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Heaven & Hell" (Radio Edit) - 3:14
  2. "Heaven & Hell" (Album Version) - 4:59
  3. "Heaven & Hell" (Instrumental) - 4:59

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