Watch Ghostface Killah Speak On “Greedy Bitches” Eating His Oreos

Not only the most consistent member of the legendary WU Tang Clan, Ghostface Killah (born Dennis Coles) aka Tony Starks aka Iron Man aka Pretty Toney aka Ghostdini aka whatever whatever… is, arguably, one of the most enduring and prolific artists in the history of hip hop, period.  When his first solo effort, Iron Man, was dropping 22 years ago, I doubt that most fans would have expected him to be the one, out of all of the members, to be continuing to drop one solid project after the other, more than 2 decades into his solo career.  This year, Ghostface is slated to drop, Supreme Clientele 2, the followup to his classic sophomore LP, marking his 13th solo release — not including, Sour Soul, his 2015 collaboration with Canadian jazz outfit BadBadNotGood.  I finally got the chance to catch him performing apart from the rest of the clan last year and he absolutely crushed it.  But there’s something about Coles that goes beyond his ability to rock a mic, whether on stage or wax; or even to choose the right beats or projects — dig his crazy 2 volume Italian mafia exploitation vibe concept album/comic book, 12 Reasons To Die that he made with producer, Adrian Younge.  The one thing that ties all of his work together and bleeds through all of it is his inimitable personality.

Recently, Ghostdini utilized his social media to compel fans to link to his site and sign up for his email list.  More specifically, the site prompts, “Jump on The Email List and Get Exclusive New Music, Videos & Behind the Scene Looks of Your Boy Tony And Other Dope Free Shit.”  Further down the page, it promises “free giveaways,” “unreleased new Ghostface music,” “exclusive bundles,” and “behind the scenes footage,” all of which will only be sent to those on the list.  Most of the time this sort of shit winds up fairly bunk, but this time around, it’s already proving to be a solid move for anyone that signed up for Tone‘s list.  His claim was that this email list is a way to give something to his fans which he has so much love and appreciation for.   In fact, the confirmation email generated once you sign up reads as follows:


“Good Looks on Joining up with ya Boy Tony

On this list you will receive all kind of stuff popping up in your email.

You will get New Music first and behind the scenes videos of Me in the studio recording, touring and shopping – Just doing what I do.

I’ve been Trying to keep up with all my fans and stay active with the New Social Media Shit so Now Here’s your way to link back to me and watch how Things Are Done!

I appreciate All My Loyal Fans and Die Hard Wu-Tang Lovers from Day Oners to the People.

Just falling in Love with Real Music.

We are also going to give away autographed products, t-shirts, and posters and we will run giveaways often.

The Lucky winners will get Fly Shit and exclusive items for free.

Over the next few days, I am going to send you a few emails and keep ya’ll in tuned and up to date.

I have Mad Shit tell you.”


It actually has a personal vibe to it.  Of course, this is followed by his social media links and telling folks to follow them, because, in the end we all know that this is about promotion.  We know what we’re signing up for and expect the spam to start rolling in, right?  That being said, it’s still Ghost, so even the spam might be entertaining or, at the very least, worth staying subscribed to for the time being, since I actually do give a shit about what he has in the works — maybe that DOOMSTARKS collab with MF Doom will finally see the light of day.  But now the first real message comes through and the shit is already bonkers from the jump.  More than just a quick montage of him in the studio or showing up at signings/appearances, like artists often produce, he’s actually offering up one of his typically fascinating stories right out the gate.

Let’s begin with the subject of the email, which is “Yo, Yo what’s going on.”  Not a bad start.  You’ve got my attention.  Then inside, it reads


“Yo, I just made this video for you. Funny story.

I was just Looking through my Rap Books and found The Original Paper with the lyrics I wrote down for the Hoes ate the Oreos…

lol – The joint I did with Wigs and Redman.

Behind that is when I was on the Project Revolution Tour with my Dudes Linkin Park
I always Kept Oreo’s On My Tour Bus ( One of My Favorite Cookies )”

“HA! THE HOES ATE THE OREOS!

Just a Good Memory thought I’d Splash ya With.

Peace Out

GFK a.k.a The wizard of poetry”


At this point, I’m definitely listening.

For those that don’t know, Ghostface is well known for his remarkable storytelling ability and every time that he’s provided with a platform to display it, it seems to elicit an overwhelming demand for him to be given his own television show.  Once video series, titled “The World According To Pretty Toney,” came from MTV2 and was the sort of thing they might use to buffer commercial breaks during regular programming.  Consisting of brief little video clips, it would feature the Staten Island rapper sitting in a throne and dispensing whatever life information he deemed invaluable.  It later evolved into an e-book and even a hardcoverColes also appeared in a segment on Jimmy Kimmell Live! called “Ghost Stories With Ghostface Killah,” where he told a tale about a situation involving a clash with “midget KISS.”

This new gem arriving via the email list is right on par with what we’d hope for from one of his behind the scene anecdotes.  While he’s posted up in a leather chair, rather than a full on throne this time around, there are some nice touches like how the room is illuminated with an ice blue light and the massive Game Of Thrones-looking broadsword just chilling next to him up against the wall.  Like the message states, this video relates to a track that he created along with Redman and Shawn Wigs, where the chorus involves the phrase, “The hoes ate the Oreos.”  In the clip, Ghost can’t even remember which of his many albums the song in question appeared on on, but you can hear someone off camera suggest that it’s from 2007‘s The Big Doe Rehab.  It isn’t.  The truth is that the track, which is called “Greedy Bitches” and features a beat that samples the Van Morrisson tune “T.B. Sheets,” actually appears on More Fish, from 2006.  So, what’s the video about?  Well, you can and should probably just watch it below, but in short, it’s about exactly what yo might expect: “greedy bitches” mobbing on Tone‘s snack treats uninvited, Goldie Locks-style.  More importantly, it’s about the best case scenario for one could expect when signing up for this email list.  It’s also about time they give this man a fucking show, already.

Since it turns out that it’s actually well worth it, you can sign up for the Ghostface Killah email list through HERE.
Check out the Oreos story below followed by the audio for “Greedy Bitches.

Dead C

Located in Seattle, Dead C is the founder/editor, as well as the principal writer and photographer, of Monster Fresh. Creating the site in 2007, he did so with a specific dream in mind. Unfortunately, being a muscle relaxer-fueled fever dream, it's hard to recall all of the details. "I remember that my mom was there, but it wasn't actually her in the dream, it was actually 70s heart throb, Jan Michael Vincent. And everything took place here, in this room... but it wasn't actually here... it was different. The colors were washed out and, for some reason, there was a raccoon kicking it with us and it was wearing a holographic monocle."

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