- Daytona 500 (song)
Single by Ghostface Killah featuring The Force M.D.s, Raekwon, and Cappadonna from the album Ironman A-side Camay Released October 7, 1996 Format Vinyl, 12", CD single Recorded 1996 Genre Hip-hop Length 4:40 Label Razor Sharp/Epic Street/Sony Writer(s) D. Coles, C. Woods, D. Hill Producer RZA Ghostface Killah singles chronology "All That I Got Is You"
"Daytona 500" is the second single by Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ghostface Killah, featuring The Force M.D.s, Raekwon, and Cappadonna from his 1996 solo debut album Ironman. The title is taken from the most important and prestigious race on the NASCAR calendar: The Daytona 500. Released unofficially, the song didn't chart on any charts but is considered a longtime favorite among Wu-Tang fans. The song was later added to his greatest hits album, Shaolin's Finest.
To complement the fast-paced nature of the track, the music video for "Daytona 500" is composed of clips from the original anime series Speed Racer. It is also one of the first anime music videos to be shown on a TV channel, and currently is one of the most popular anime music videos. In addition, it has been one of the earliest anime music videos ever made.
- Camay (Radio Edit)
- Camay (Album Version)
- Camay (Instrumental)
- Daytona 500 (Radio Edit)
- Daytona 500 (Album Version)
- Daytona 500 (Instrumental)
Q magazine stated that "'Daytona 500' is a magnificent, fast-paced testing of skills with Raekwon and Cappadonna".
The song contains samples from:
- "Nautilus" by Bob James
- "Turn the Beat Around" by Vicki Sue Robinson
- "Crab Apple" by Idris Muhammed
- "Da Mystery of Chessboxin'" by the Wu-Tang Clan
- "Incarcerated Scarfaces" & "Ice Water" by Raekwon
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