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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 release, GO:OD AM; Lil B and Chance The Rapper fulfilled their Instagram post’s collaboration promise with the silent release of Free (Based Freestyles Mixtape); and Curren$y, with nothing to gai… More »

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 for the A Place To Bury Strangers video where toys melt and burn in extremely satisfying ways, or the Wild Nothing video where Michelle Williams, despite not really doing anything,… More »

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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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Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge – “Return Of The Savage” (Feat. Raekwon & RZA)

In 2013, Ghostface Killah teamed up with the psychedelic-soul producer and composer Adrian Younge to make Twelve Reasons To Die, a rap opera about a…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2015 - 9:35 am

RZA Cast In Porn Star Vanessa Del Rio’s Biopic

With his directorial debut The Man With The Iron Fists, the RZA put his stamp on the Hong Kong kung-fu epics of the ’70s, movie…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2015 - 2:43 pm

RZA Wants You To Go Vegan “For A Better Tomorrow”

Trust RZA to find a way to promote A Better Tomorrow, the forthcoming Wu-Tang Clan reunion album, while talking about something completely unrelated. In thi…
Tom Breihan | November 25, 2014 - 9:42 am
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Wu-Tang Clan Unveil A Better Tomorrow Bluetooth Speaker

A few months back, the Wu-Tang Clan appeared on The Daily Show and said that their 20th anniversary album, A Better Tomorrow, would be out…
James Rettig | September 30, 2014 - 9:49 pm
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Raekwon And RZA Reach Truce

The internal dymanics of the Wu-Tang Clan have always been a fascinating thing, but lately, they’ve been fascinating in the bad way, with Raekwon publicly…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2014 - 11:51 am

RZA Gives Raekwon 30 Days To Get On Board Or No New Wu-Tang Album

In recent months we've been witness to an escalating feud between Wu-Tang Clan members RZA (who's desperately trying to assemble one last group LP called…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2014 - 3:24 pm
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More Wu-Tang Drama: Raekwon Blasts RZA’s “Mediocre Shit,” Goes On Strike

As a rap crew, the Wu-Tang Clan has always been a notoriously chaotic and fractured entity, and no Wu-Tang member has been quicker to criticize…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2014 - 2:43 pm
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Wu-Tang Clan Announce New Album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, To Be Sold In A Limited Edition Of 1

For a while now, all the far-flung members of the Wu-Tang Clan have been working, with varying levels of enthusiasm, on the troubled group album…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2014 - 2:00 pm
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RZA – “Destiny Bends” (Feat. Will Wells) (Paul Walker Tribute)

Over the weekend, the 40-year-old The Fast & The Furious star Paul Walker died, shockingly and tragically, in a fiery car crash. Walker and Wu-Tang…
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2013 - 9:27 am
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RZA & Interpol’s Paul Banks Are Working On An Album Together

Earlier this year, Interpol frontman Paul Banks released a mostly-instrumental rap mixtape called Everybody On My Dick Like They Supposed To Be. It was bad,…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2013 - 9:31 am
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Watch RZA Perform With James Blake At Coachella

Most of Coachella's big surprises happen on the first weekend; by the time the fest gets to its second weekend, everyone knows which guest appearance…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2013 - 9:36 am
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Ghostface Killah – “The Rise Of The Ghostface Killah” Video

Twelve Reasons To Die, Ghostface Killah's new full-length collaboration with producer Adrian Younge, has a conceptual narrative arc about a black mafioso who's betrayed and…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2013 - 4:58 pm

James Blake – “Take A Fall For Me” (Feat. RZA) & “Every Day I Ran”

Next week, British smarty-pants electronic pop prince James Blake will release his new album Overgrown, and we’ve posted a handful of its songs: “Retrograde,” “And
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2013 - 4:10 pm
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The Black Keys & RZA – “The Baddest Man Alive” Video

In the video for "The Baddest Man Alive," their track from the soundtrack to The Man With The Iron Fists, the Black Keys and RZA…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2012 - 12:35 pm
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Stream The Man With The Iron Fists Soundtrack

The amazing-looking new kung-fu movie The Man With The Iron Fists, which also serves as the directorial debut of the Wu-Tang abbot RZA, doesn't hit…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2012 - 11:25 am
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The Black Keys & RZA – “The Baddest Man Alive”

BlackRoc back! Here's the Black Keys' and RZA's team-up for RZA's forthcoming The Man With The Iron Fists -- a soundtrack from which we've already…
Corban Goble | October 11, 2012 - 12:54 pm
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