Ghostface Killah - 'The Sure Shot [parts 1 and 2]' [Listen]
Ghostface Killah has unveiled another track from his forthcoming new album, Twelve Reasons to Die, which is out on April 16th via Soul Temple.
The album is "a groundbreaking concept album conceived and created by Younge that follows Tony Starks (one of Ghostface's alter egos), as a soldier for the 12 Delucas, a 1960s-era Italian crime family," which is the sort of album everybody needs, right?
Check out the brilliant track below.
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