GZA

Gary E. Grice

Also known as GEN-GZA, GEN/GZA, Genius, Genius - Gza, Genius, The, Genius/GZA, Genuis/GZA, GZA (The Genius), GZA / Genius, GZA / The Genius, GZA Genius, GZA The Genius, Gza, The, GZA/Genius, GZA/Genius, The, GZA/The Genius, Jizah, The
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Discography of GZA:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Shadowboxin' / 4th Chamber 6 Audio 1996 Geffen Records
2 Cold World 4 Audio 1996 Geffen Records
3 Liquid Swords 5 Audio 1995 Geffen Records
4 Liquid Swords 13 Audio Geffen Records (2)
5 Beneath The Surface 17 Audio 1999-06-29 MCA Records
6 Legend Of The Liquid Sword 15 Audio 2002 MCA Records
7 Liquid Swords 13 Audio 1995 Geffen Records
8 Breaker, Breaker / Publicity 4 Audio 1999
9 Liquid Swords 13 Audio 1995 Geffen Records
10 Cold World (Remix) 5 Audio 1996 Geffen Records
11 Cold World 4 Audio 1995 Geffen Records
12 Liquid Swords 5 Audio 1995 Geffen Records
13 Beneath The Surface 18 Audio 1999 MCA Records
14 Fame 4 Audio 2002
15 Legend Of The Liquid Sword 15 Audio 2002 MCA Records
16 Liquid Swords 14 Audio 1995
17 Beneath The Surface 18 Audio 1999
18 Liquid Swords (Instrumentals) 11 Audio 1995 Geffen Records
19 Labels 7 Audio 1995 Wu-Tang Records
20 Legend Of The Liquid Sword 15 Audio 2002 MCA Records
21 Liquid Swords 13 Audio 1995
22 Grandmasters 12 Audio 2005-10-25 Angeles Records
23 Beneath The Surface 18 Audio 1999 MCA Records
24 Cold World 4 Audio 1995 Geffen Records
25 Grandmasters 12 Audio 2005-12-09
26 All In Together Now 6 Audio 2005-10-21
27 Advance Pawns / Destruction Of A Guard 6 Audio 2005-12-19
28 Lyrical Swords / Think Differently 8 Audio 2006-02-20
29 Publicity 4 Audio 1999 MCA Records
30 Destruction Of A Guard (DJ Khalil Remix) / Unstoppable Threats (DJ Solo Remix) 7 Audio 2006-04-17
31 K.F.F. 2000 (Force Of Nature Remix) 2 Audio 2000-11-22 Toy's Factory
32 Beneath The Surface 5 Audio 1999
33 Breaker, Breaker 3 Audio 1999 MCA Records
34 Hip Hop Fury 3 Audio 1999 MCA Records
35 K.F.F. 2000 6 Audio 2000-11-22 Toy's Factory
36 K.F.F. 2000 3 Audio 2000 Toy's Factory
37 Dubplate Swords 10 Audio 1995 Not On Label
38 Cold World 3 Audio 1995 Geffen Records
39 Cold World Remix 5 Audio 1996 Geffen Records
40 Liquid Swords (Instrumentals) 11 Audio Not On Label
41 Liquid Swords 5 Audio 1995 Geffen Records
42 Knock Knock 4 Audio 2002 MCA Records
43 Pro Tools 16 Audio 2008-08-19 Babygrande
44 Breaker, Breaker 4 Audio 1999 MCA Records
45 When The Fat Lady Sings 2 Audio 2000 Rufflife UK Ltd.
46 Pro Tools 16 Audio 2008-09-05 Babygrande
47 Legend Of The Liquid Sword Mixshow Sampler 6 Audio 2002 MCA Records
48 Shadowboxin' / 4th Chamber 6 Audio 1996 Geffen Records
49 Liquid Swords (Instrumentals) 10 Audio 1995 Geffen Records (2)
50 Liquid Swords 13 Audio Geffen Records


Genius / GZA or simply GZA (pronouced 'jizza'), was born on August 22, 1966 in Brooklyn, New-York. He is an African-American rapper, member of hip-hop supergroup [a=Wu-Tang Clan]. He is known for his elaborate metaphors and his constant use of skillful wordplay. GZA is a great chess player and he is also the oldest member of the [a=Wu-Tang Clan].

Before the well-acclaimed "Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)", he dropped "Words From The Genius" on legendary label [l=Cold Chillin'], but the album, however, was a flop. In 1995 he released the dark, kung-fu inspired, but still widely-acclaimed "Liquid Swords", that is considered one of the best Wu-Tang solo albums alongside [a=Raekwon]'s "Only Built For Cuban Linx". He then dropped "Beneath The Surface" and "Legend Of The Liquid Sword, in 1999 and 2002, respectively, that weren't as succesfull as his second solo album. In 2004 he appeared, with his cousin [a=RZA], alongside actor Bill Murray in Jim Jarmusch's "Coffee And Cigarettes", which was a movie casting actors such as Cate Blanchet and [a=Alfred Molina]. Genius / GZA also worked with [a=DJ Muggs] on an album named "Grandmasters" in 2005, that "confronted" GZA's sharp lyrical skills to Muggs' production mastery and his versatility. This project was critically acclaimed. Also in 2005, Genius / GZA signed with [l=Babygrande Records] and is currently working onto another project called "The GZA Presents".


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