Originally posted on AllHipHop.com:
Cappadonna’s contribution to the Wu-Tang Clan’s legend was predated far before his name no longer needed to be credited as a feature on The W. Replaced by Method Man while he served a prison term in the late ’80s, “Cappachino” rhymed his way onto Wu classics like Raekwon’s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx and Ghostface’s Ironman, establishing a permanent place in the Wu.
Fourteen years after dropping his cult classic debut, The Pillage, Cappadonna is back to serve up legions of loyal fans with some Eyrth, Wynd, & Fyre on his seventh album. The Wu legend talked with AllHipHop.com about his lessons learned – from becoming a self-employed taxi driver after being abandoned by the music industry, to accepting Hip-Hop’s evolving sound and keeping the passion for his craft through it all:
On how he is able to find his sound in new producers: