Ghostface Killah, Ghostdini: Wizard of Poetry in Emerald City (2009)

Ghostface Killah: “As far as me really getting into my chamber, my favorite album was Wizard of Poetry. I always wanted to do an R&B album. And since that was basically my last joint on Def Jam, I was like, ‘Fuck It.’ And I really took my time, and tried to knit and sew every song like something I never did before.

 

As far as me really getting into my chamber, [my favorite album] was Wizard of Poetry. I always wanted to do an R&B album.

 

“I was gonna do my stage show with couches. I don’t even want to tell you what I was gonna do. I ain’t even gonna go there. But I was gonna have the fly shit. Beds on stage. Couch on stage. Slobbin’ a bitch down. It was like, a play. A bitch could sit down on the grass having a picnic, with a basket there just letting joints ride. Joints that aren’t even on my album, like Dru Hill songs playing and shit while I’m at a picnic with this bitch. Or like having arguments, me and her going at it, then just go into the next song, ‘Never Be The Same Again.’ Shit like that. But I couldn’t paint that picture.”

“There were a lot of joints on there that I liked. The joint I did with Raheem DeVaughn ‘Do Over’ was nice. Even the first track ‘Not Your Average Girl,’ that got me going. I forgot a lot of the names and shit, though. ‘Stay’ was okay. ‘Paragraphs of Love’ was good, too.

“This lady came up to me the other day and said ‘Stapleton Sex’ was her favorite song. I was like, ‘Oh shit. That’s wild.’"

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