Twenty years ago, Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon released his seminal debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, providing the street hustler's blueprint for living -- and shopping -- like a one percenter. With his sixth LP, Fly International Luxurious Art, out April 28 on his own ICEH2O label through Caroline, the 45-year-old reflects on the ups and downs of flossing like a boss.

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