Thisis50.com sat down with Raekwon, who spoke about his favorite track he recorded, what he learned from being in the music industry, if the Joe Budden issue is dead, and chances for a new Wu-Tang Clan album. “It’s a possibility,” Raekwon said about the Wu. “It’s just about making sure the politics is straight. Once the politics is straight, everyone will go in and play their part.” Watch the interview via YouTube below the cut. (more…)
Wu-Tang Clan are out with the new track ‘Harbor Masters’, featuring Ghostface, AZ and Inspectah Dec, off the New York City based hip hop group’s upcoming album ‘Chamber Music’, out next year. Listen via YouTube below.
Wu-Tang Clan are out with their new mixtape ‘8 Diagrams’, and the Staten Island based group are making its 29 tracks available for listening and free downloading online. ‘8 Diagrams’ the album is scheduled for release through Street Records Corporation on December 11th and features eight of the Clan’s original nine members: RZA, GZA, Inspectah Deck, Raekwon, U-God, Ghostface Killah, Method Man and Masta Killa. Listen/download to the mixtape below the fold.
The Wu-Tang Clan are set to release their first album since 2001, and the first since the death of Ol’ Dirty Bastard in 2004. “He left a piece of himself in each and every one of us,” group member RZA told Billboard of ODB. “Even in the performance of some of the lyrics, you’ll hear a style or attitude that he injected.”
Wu-Tang Clan performed at the 2005 Festival im HB on September 16th at Main Train Station in Zürich, Switzerland. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Wu-Tang Clan’s U.S. manager, Eric Wilson at Evolution Talent, shot down rumors of a reunion tour. “Method Man is doing a TV show and Ghostface Killah is touring with Linkin Park,” he told The New York Post. “As far as I know there is no Wu-Tang tour.”
Wu-Tang Clan performed at the Hammersmith Apollo in London on Thursday (July 8). Check out pictures from RexFeatures.
Wu-Tang Clan performed at the 2004 Roskilde Festival’s fourth day on Sunday (July 4) in Roskilde, Denmark. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Wu-Tang Clan have been confirmed for the NME Stage on July 10th at this summer’s T in the Park. Wu member Raekwon told The Sunday Mail: “We gonna get down with all the people at the T in the Park game. We gonna get us some kilts and give all of Scotland the Wu.”
“Long story short, if you wanna know why the Wu-Tang Clan ain’t together, you know who to talk to: Bobby Steels, RZA, Rzarector,” a dejected U-God told MTV News last week of his group. It’s been three years since the Clan have raised their “iron flag,” and U-God says the person chiefly to blame is RZA, the head of the musical family’s Voltron formation. Read more.