“Cappadonna always been a pioneer emcee from our neighborhood,” RZA says, “that had that Wu-Tang spirit in him.”
When it comes to hip-hop producers, Wu-Tang Clan‘s RZA has always been among the most visionary and entrepreneurial of the bunch. Feeling the need to restore value to the artistry of music-makers in today’s era of disposable content and detached listeners, he released an album, of which only one copy was made, which resides in a vault in Marrakech, and …Read More
“Wu-Tang Clan is responsible for creating a deep discography of iconic rap music,” Warner Bros. Records chairman and CEO Cameron Strang tells Billboard, “spawning incredibly successful careers for each of the group’s individual members, and launching Wu-Tang into a full-fledged brand beyond their music. Two decades on, they remain a major force in hip hop. I speak for everyone on our team when I say how thrilled we are to be the new home for one of hip hop’s most influential groups. This is an exciting day in the history of Warner Bros. Records, and we can’t wait to contribute to the next phase of their careers.”
RZA drops his “Only One Place To Get It” EP. In the midst of much Wu-Tang talk, between a “secret” album, and the confirmation that Raekwon will be contributing to the forthcoming, A Better Tomorrow, RZA has decided to drop a brand new EP in collaboration with Dr. Pepper. Only One Place To Get It is …Read More
According to an article published today on DNAinfo, two Wu-Tang Clan fans have joined forces and initiated a Kickstarter campaign with hopes of crowd-sourcing the purchase of the group’s upcoming one copy album. As reported by HipHopDX last month, the group revealed plans to release a project called The Wu – Once Upon A Time In Shaolin with an unprecedented method of distribution according to Wu-Tang producer RZA.
Wu-Tang Clan lyricist RZA recently clarified fellow rapper Raekwon’s standing on both The Wu – Once Upon A Time In Shaolin and A Better Tomorrow, two upcoming projects from Wu-Tang Clan.
On the surface, this should be a great time for Wu-Tang Clan. The group is prepping the release of their comeback album A Better Tomorrow, their first since 2007′s 8 Diagrams, while simultaneously upending industry conventions by selling one copy of a different 31-track album titled The Wu – Once Upon a Time in Shaolin.
This week saw a bizarre story about Andre “Christ Bearer” Johnson, a Wu-Tang Clan affiliate who cut off his own penis and tried to commit suicide by leaping from the second story balcony of his North Hollywood apartment. Initially, Wu-Tang posted a statement to their website’s blog disavowing the affiliation,…
Somewhere on the outskirts of Marrakech, Morocco, inside a vault housed beneath the shadow of the Atlas Mountains, there sits an engraved silver-and-nickel box with the potential to spawn a shift in the way music is consumed and monetized.