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Banks & Steelz – “Speedway Sonora”

A few years ago, Wu-Tang Clan leader and Atari enthusiast RZA mentioned that he was working on a project with Interpol's Paul Banks, a collaboration…
Pranav Trewn | July 14, 2016 - 10:03 am
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Essay

The Immortal Soul: The Revival Of Soul Music And Its History In Hip-Hop Production

Last week, the internet was taken by storm with scheduled and unscheduled hip-hop releases. Mac Miller premiered the track "100 Grandkids" off his long-delayed upcoming…
Stereogum | August 11, 2015 - 1:04 pm
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Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Nice job this week, video directors! There were definitely too many good videos this week. I don't know how I didn't manage to find room…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2012 - 3:43 pm
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More RZA stories

Banks & Steelz – “Anything But Words”

Banks & Steelz comprises Interpol's Paul Banks and Wu-Tang's RZA, and their debut LP, Anything But Words, is due out later this month. We've already…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 12, 2016 - 10:27 am

Banks & Steelz – “Sword In The Stone” (Feat. Kool Keith)

Banks & Steelz, the unlikely duo of Wu-Tang mastermind RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks, are still a few weeks away from releasing their debut…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2016 - 10:38 am

Banks & Steelz – “Giant” Video

A month from today, Banks & Steelz, the duo of rap legend RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks, will release their debut album Anything But
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2016 - 10:24 am
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RZA Is Making An Album With Atari

RZA is teaming up with Atari to make an album full of songs inspired by Atari video game music, as Billboard reports. It's the second…
James Rettig | June 24, 2016 - 9:45 am
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Common Starring In Black Samurai TV Series

Windy City MC Common is pretty much equal parts rapper and actor these days, with the scales tipping more toward the latter now that he's…
Collin Robinson | June 17, 2016 - 3:25 pm
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Banks & Steelz – “Giant”

Wu-Tang Clan mastermind RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks recently announced that they were teaming up to form the improbable duo Banks & Steelz, and…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2016 - 12:30 pm
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Arcade Fire, A$AP Rocky, Nas, RZA Are In The Lonely Island’s Popstar Movie

The Lonely Island's mockumentary Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is coming out in a little more than a week, and we already know that it'll…
Tom Breihan | May 25, 2016 - 11:50 am
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Banks & Steelz – “Love + War” (Feat. Ghostface Killah) Video

The deeply odd couple of Wu-Tang Clan mastermind RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks have teamed up to form a duo called Banks & Steelz,…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2016 - 9:31 am
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Banks And Steelz – “Love + War” (Feat. Ghostface Killah)

Wu Tang Clan's RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks announced they were collaborating on an album in 2013. It was a pretty perplexing team-up, especially…
Collin Robinson | May 19, 2016 - 1:27 pm
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Martin Shkreli, Wu-Tang Clan Sued Over Album Artwork

Another day, another headline about the Wu-Tang Clan and Martin Shkreli. This time, instead of an update on their ongoing war of egos, here's news…
Chris DeVille | February 10, 2016 - 9:43 am
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Ghostface Killah Acknowledges Martin Shkreli Is A Shithead

Finally! A member of the Wu-Tang Clan has spoken out against Martin Shkreli. …
Collin Robinson | January 22, 2016 - 12:44 pm
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Adrian Younge – “Hands Of God (RZA Remix)” (Feat. Karolina & Laetitia Sadier)

A new RZA remix continues Wu-Tang's relationship with psych-soul producer and composer Adrian Younge after fellow Clan member Ghostface Killah tapped him for this past…
Collin Robinson | December 30, 2015 - 2:54 pm

Martin Shkreli Says He’ll Bail Out Bobby Shmurda: “He’s Going To Owe Me One, Obviously”

Ackquille Pollard, the rapper better known as Bobby Shmurda, was arrested in a drug sting almost exactly one year ago and has been languishing in…
Chris DeVille | December 16, 2015 - 1:55 pm
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Ol’ Dirty Bastard – “Obey Me”

The late Ol' Dirty Bastard's solo debut Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version turned 20 this year, and his fellow Wu-Tang Clan member…
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2015 - 3:40 pm
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Two Men Stabbed At RZA’s House

Early Saturday morning, police responded to a reported double stabbing at the home of Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA in Millstone, NJ, reported NJ.com. Police said…
Grace Birnstengel | November 8, 2015 - 11:55 am
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Watch RZA’s Apple Watch Commerical

Right now, it does not look like the Apple Watch is going to go down in history as a revolutionary piece of consumer electronics. If…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2015 - 11:09 am
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Snoh Aalegra – “Emotional (DJ Dahi Remix)” (Feat. Vince Staples)

Snoh Aaelegra is a Persian R&B-leaning singer who grew up in Sweden. She released her debut EP There Will Be Sunshine via Epic last fall…
Caitlin White | June 10, 2015 - 10:24 am

Azealia Banks To Star In 8 Mile-Style Rap Drama Directed By RZA

Add "actress" to Azealia Banks' résumé of rapper, singer, and professional shit-talker. The Hollywood Reporter says that Banks has been tapped to star in It
James Rettig | May 26, 2015 - 9:07 pm
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