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Ghostface Killah

voc, *1970 US
of Hip-Hop/Rap
A.k.a. Dennis D. Coles Big Ghost Dennis Coles Ironman (4) Tony Starks

Dennis Coles (born May 9, 1970), better known by his stage name Ghostface Killah, is an American rapper and member of the Wu-Tang Clan. After the group achieved breakthrough success in the aftermath of Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), the members went on to pursue solo careers to varying levels of success. Ghostface Killah debuted his solo-career with Ironman in 1996, which was well received by music critics. He has continued his success over the following years with critically acclaimed albums such as Supreme Clientele (2000) and Fishscale (2006). His stage name was taken from one of the characters in the 1979 kung fu film Mystery of Chessboxing. He is the founder of his own label Starks Enterprises. Ghostface Killah is critically acclaimed for his loud, fast-paced flow, and his emotional stream-of-consciousness narratives containing cryptic slang and non-sequiturs. In 2006, MTV included him on their honorable mention list of The Greatest MCs of All Time,while the editors of placed him on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007), calling him "one of the most imaginative storytellers of our time."] Q magazine called him "rap's finest storyteller." Pitchfork Media stated that, "Ghostface has unparalleled storytelling instincts; he might be the best, most colorful storyteller rap has ever seen."NPR called him "a compulsive storyteller", and asserted, "His fiction is painterly."

  • Hip-Hop/Rap
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Purple Hearts on Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers by Kendrick Lamar
Iron Maiden on Ironman by Ghostface Killah
New God Flow.1 on G.O.O.D. by Pusha T
Back Like That - Remix on More Fish by Ghostface Killah
Winter Warz on Don't Be A Menace To South Central While Drinking Your Juice In The Hood by Various Artists
All That I Got Is You (feat. Mary J. Blige) on Ironman by Ghostface Killah
Mighty Healthy on Supreme Clientele by Ghostface Killah
One on Ghostface Killah...Shaolin's Finest by Ghostface Killah
Back Like That on Fishscale by Ghostface Killah
Cherchez LaGhost (feat. U-God) on Ghostface Killah...Shaolin's Finest by Ghostface Killah

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Title Artist Year Type
Czarface Meets GhostfaceCzarface, Ghostface Killah2019Album
Iron Claw (Czar-Keys Boogaloo Mix)Czarface, Ghostface Killah2019Single
SelectaJesse And The Wolf Featuring Ghostface Killah, Juelz Santana & Telli2018Single
The Lost TapesGhostface Killah2018Album
Ghost FilesGhostface Killah2018Album
The Lost TapesGhostface Killah2018Album
The Lost Tapes - Limited Edition Bundle PackGhostface Killah2018Album
Death's Invitation / Let The Record SpinGhostface Killah & Adrian Younge2016Single
Rise Up / Daily NewsGhostface Killah & Adrian Younge2016Single
Twelve Reasons To Die II (Return Of The Savage / King Of New York)Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge2016Single
So Sick (Remix) / Back Like That (Remix)Ne-Yo / Ghostface Killah2016Single
Blackout / Resurrection Morning / Life's A RebirthGhostface Killah & Adrian Younge2016Single
Twelve Reasons To Die II (Serato Control Vinyl)Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge2015Single
U Don't Know / Whip You With A StrapJay-Z / Ghostface Killah2015Single
Sour SoulBadBadNotGood & Ghostface Killah2015Album
Flow Is Trouble1200 Techniques Ft. Ghostface Killah2015Single
Twelve Reasons To Die IIGhostface Killah & Adrian Younge2015Album
Camay / Daytona 500Ghostface Killah2015Single
Six DegreesGhostface Killah & BadBadNotGood2014Single
IconGhostface Killah2014Compil.
36 SeasonsGhostface Killah2014Album
Twelve Reasons To DieGhostface Killah & Adrian Younge2013Album
Twelve Reasons To Die "The Brown Tape"Ghostface Killah2013Album
Rock n RollRaekwon Featuring Jim Jones, Ghostface Killah & Kobe Honeycutt2011Single
Apollo Kids SamplerGhostface Killah2011Album
Apollo KidsGhostface Killah2010Album
Wu-MassacreMethod Man • Ghostface Killah • Raekwon2010Album
BabyGhostface Killah2009Album
Ghostdini Wizard Of Poetry In Emerald CityGhostface Killah2009Album
Chinatown WarsGhostface Killah & MF Doom2009Album
Hidden Darts 4Ghostface Killah2008Album
The Wallabee ChampGhostface Killah2008Compil.
Def RemixesGhostface Killah / Rick Ross2008Album
The Pretty Tony Collection - Chapter 2Ghostface Killah2008Compil.
R.A.G.U - Rae And Ghost United Pt. 2Raekwon & Ghostface Killah2008Compil.
The Wallabee Champ EPGhostface Killah2008Album
SniperliteJ Dilla, Ghostface Killah, MF Doom2008Album
GhostDeini The GreatGhostface Killah2008Compil.
Scion A/V Remix Project - Ghostface KillahGhostface Killah2008Album
R.A.G.U. - Rae And Ghost UnitedRaekwon & Ghostface Killah2008Album
Hidden DartsGhostface Killah2007Compil.
The ChampGhostface Killah2007Album
We CelebrateGhostface Killah2007Single
Fried FishGhostface Killah2007Album
We CelebrateGhostface Killah2007Album
The Big Doe RehabGhostface Killah2007Album
FishscaleGhostface Killah2006Album
AstroGhostface Killah / Kubus / Super A Feat. Trife & Shawn Wigs2006Album
Ghost Is BackGhostface Killah2006Album
Ty Steel Vs. Tony StarksGhostface Killah2006Album
Live In NYCGhostface Killah2006Album
FishscaleGhostface Killah2006Album
Back Like ThatGhostface Killah2006Single
More FishGhostface Killah2006Album
More FishGhostface Killah2006Album
More FishGhostface Killah2006Album
The Champ / Kilo / Dogs Of WarGhostface Killah2006Album
In-Store Play SamplerGhostface Killah2006Album
FishscaleGhostface Killah2006Album
In-Store Play SamplerGhostface Killah2006Album
FishscaleGhostface Killah2006Album
Live In New York CityGhostface Killah2006Compil.
Milk Em'Ghostface Killah2005Album
Put It On The LineGhostface Killah and Trife2005Album
Be EasyGhostface Killah2005Album
Back At Cha / Be Easy / Can I Have It Like That / Rush Security / Shake It OffFabolous & Swizz Beatz / Ghostface Killah / Pharrell Williams / Redman / Mariah Carey2005Album
Tush (Push)Ghostface Killah2004Album
Pretty Toney / Tical 0Ghostface Killah / Method Man2004Album
Pretty ToneyGhostface Killah2004Album
Save Me Dear / Tooken BackGhostface Killah2004Album
The DrummerGhostface Killah2004Album
Push / RunGhostface Killah2004Album
Phase 1Trife Feat. Ghostface Killah2004Album
The Pretty Toney AlbumGhostface Killah2004Album
The RainGhostface Killah2004Album
The Pretty Tony Collection Chapter 1Ghostface Killah2004Compil.
Da Battle Remix LPGhostface Killah2004Album
PushGhostface Killah2004Album
The Pretty Tony Collection (Chapter 1 & 2)Ghostface Killah2004Album
Just Bullshit / Gangsta Role / RunXzibit / Mobb Deep / Ghostface Killah2004Compil.
Real NiggazPlanet Asia & Ghostface Killah2004Album
RunGhostface Killah2003Single
ThrillaCassius Featuring Ghostface Killah2003Album
Ghostface Killah EPGhostface Killah2003Album
Shaolin's FinestGhostface Killah2003Compil.
Don't Try It / Good Times (Part II)Holiday Styles / Ghostface Killah2002Album
Stingy / Love SessionGinuwine / Ghostface Killah Featuring Ruff Endz2002Album
Never Be The Same AgainGhostface Killah2001Album
Untitled (Good Times)Ghostface Killah2001Album
Bulletproof Wallets (Album Sampler)Ghostface Killah2001Album
Ghost ShowersGhostface Killah2001Album
Roll With Me / Go To Sleep / The WatchP. Diddy, The Bad Boy Family / Wu-Tang Clan / Ghostface Killah2001Album
Flowers / The WatchGhostface Killah2001Album
Deadly Darts / SunshowerWu-Tang Clan Presents Ghostface Killah, Street Life & Method Man2001Album
Bulletproof WalletsGhostface Killah2001Album
Nights In The Summertime / So GuttaBlack Ice Feat. Ghostface Killah & XL / Sonja Blade & Busta Rhymes2000Album
Cherchez LaGhostGhostface Killah2000Single
Supreme ClienteleGhostface Killah2000Album
Buck 50Ghostface Killah2000Album
One / Buck 50Ghostface Killah2000Album
One / Saturday NiteGhostface Killah2000Album
Apollo KidsGhostface Killah2000Single
A Pimp's A Pimp / Stand UpCam'ron Feat. Jermaine Dupri / Charli Baltimore Feat. Ghostface Killah1999Album
Cobra ClutchGhostface Killah1998Album
Mighty HealthyGhostface Killah1998Album
All That I Got Is YouGhostface Killah1997Single
'97 MentalityCappadonna Featuring Ghostface Killah1997Album
Iron Maiden / WildflowerGhostface Killah1996Album
IronmanGhostface Killah1996Album
Camay / Daytona 500Ghostface Killah1996Album
Motherless ChildGhostface Killah1996Single
CriminologyRaekwon Featuring Tony Starks, Ghostface Killah1995Album
CriminologyRaekwon Featuring Tony Starks, Ghostface Killah1995Album
Criminology / Glaciers Of IceRaekwon Featuring Tony Starks, Ghostface Killah1995Album
Heaven & HellRaekwon Featuring Ghostface Killah1994Album
Live Hip Hop Vol. 1Method Man And Ghostface KillahAlbum
Love Session / Blue JeansGhostface KillahSingle
Hey Luv (Anything) / Ghost ShowersMobb Deep / Ghostface KillahAlbum
Hit Me Off / Daytona 500New Edition / Ghostface KillahAlbum
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