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At this past year’s Coachella festival, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, the only heritage rappers on the whole weekend’s bill, came out to a loud mid-afternoon reception on one of the two main stages. But when they told the crowd that they’d be performing all of Rae’s 1995 album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, I don’t… More »

Anyone can do something once. The early announcements on rap blogs, like this one from HipHopDX, were innocuous enough: “After the critical and commercial success of 2012’s R.A.P. Music, Atlanta, Georgia’s Killer Mike and Brooklyn, New York’s El-P are taking it one step further. While Mike already confirmed a follow-up to the album on the… More »

The problem with the new Wu-Tang Clan album A Better Tomorrow is that it’s not the last Wu-Tang Clan album. The last time the whole group came together, it was on 2008’s 8 Diagrams, a messy psychedelic boom-bap splooge that fully indulged RZA’s wandering acid-samurai sensibility. It was glorious. More than The W or TheMore »

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Martin Shkreli Invokes Fifth Amendment Right Not To Discuss That Wu-Tang Clan Album

Martin Shkreli appeared in front of a House Congressional committee today to discuss drug prices, and repeatedly exercised his Fifth Amendment right to not testify…
James Rettig | February 4, 2016 - 5:51 pm
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Martin Shkreli & His Goons Threaten Ghostface On Video: “Don’t Ever Mention My Name Again, Dennis”

Martin Shkreli wants you to hate him. He is, as Tom referred to him last week, a "smug human parasite." IN CASE you are wondering…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 28, 2016 - 2:17 pm
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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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Watch Ghostface Killah And Killah Priest’s Ridiculous Infomercial/Music Video Promoting Their “Wu Goo” Hash Oil

The Wu-Tang Clan has never been shy about their love of tree and drug paraphernalia. Taking their own Wu-Tang Financial advice, they are diversifying their…
Collin Robinson | January 18, 2016 - 3:04 pm
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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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Pharma Villain Martin Shkreli Paid Millions For The Mysterious Wu-Tang Album

Someone is not necessarily a decent person because he or she has decent taste in music. You've probably learned that difficult life lesson by now,…
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2015 - 9:31 am
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Somebody Paid Millions For That Secret Wu-Tang Album

Back in March of 2014, Forbes reported that Wu-Tang Clan would sell their unheard album, Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, for millions of dollars…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 24, 2015 - 5:36 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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Method Man – “The Purple Tape” (Feat. Raekwon & Inspectah Deck)

Method Man has a son named Raekwon, which is about the most adorable statement of crew unity I've ever heard. And as Pitchfork reports, both…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2015 - 10:12 am

Check Out Marvel Comics Versions Of Classic Hip-Hop Album Covers

Earlier this year, a few Marvel Comics issues worked Run The Jewels' fist-and-gun logo into their covers. Now, Marvel is diving even deeper into the…
Peter Helman | July 14, 2015 - 10:14 pm
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Photos: NorthSide Festival (Denmark) 2015

Not to be confused with Brooklyn's Northside Festival, Denmark's NorthSide Festival (note the capitalization!) takes place ever June in Aarhaus Denmark, and the fest celebrated…
Stereogum | June 19, 2015 - 11:14 am
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Man Takes Girlfriend To Divorce Court For Cheating On Him With Entire Wu-Tang Clan

I'm not sure how people who were never married can appear on Divorce Court, but hey, this story made for some fine trash TV: In…
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2015 - 9:54 am
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Raekwon & Ghostface Will Review Your Mixtape If You Contribute $200 To Their Documentary

As the great Wu-Tang resurgence continues, Raekwon has announced plans to crowdfund a film about his debut solo album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... This…
Caitlin White | March 9, 2015 - 5:47 pm
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Method Man Learns About Wu-Tang’s 2103 Release Date: “Fuck That Album”

Earlier this week, the auction for the Wu-Tang Clan's one-of-a-kind album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin went up, and among the terms and conditions…
James Rettig | March 4, 2015 - 8:09 pm
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Watch Kanye West Do New Song “U Mad” With Vic Mensa And “C.R.E.A.M.” With Raekwon At Surprise London Show

Kanye West's been hanging out in Europe over the past week since his appearance at the Brits, and tonight he performed a last-minute surprise concert…
James Rettig | March 3, 2015 - 10:33 pm
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Wu-Tang Clan’s Once Upon A Time In Shaolin Comes Out In 88 Years

Last spring the world got a brief preview of Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, the secret Wu-Tang Clan album that will be released in…
Chris DeVille | March 2, 2015 - 3:07 pm
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Stream Wu-Tang Clan A Better Tomorrow

Wu-Tang Clan's A Better Tomorrow is their first new album in seven years and the first album they've released since signing to Warner Bros. So…
James Rettig | November 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
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