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Hip-Hop Rap Reviews Wu-Tang Clan

A Wu-Tang Album in Name Only – The Deception of “The Saga Continues”

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If a (supposedly) new Wu-Tang Clan album doesn’t move the needle the way it once did, it’s largely because it’s easy to be skeptical about new material coming out of Shaolin.

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Hip-Hop Music Wu-Tang Clan

The Triumphant Album of My Youth – “Wu-Tang Forever” at 20

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“Reunited, double LP, world excited”

It wasn’t just an album release. It was an event.

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Hip-Hop Lists Rap

R.A.G.U. – Raekwon & Ghostface Killah Collaborations

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They’re the dynamic duo of hip-hop.

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Art Hip-Hop Rap Wu-Tang Clan

Explosion When My Pen Hits: My Favorite Wu-Tang Illustrations

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At some point, Wu-Tang Clan became known more as an entity – a thing – than simply music.

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Greatness Hip-Hop In Appreciation of Rap

In Appreciation Of: Sticky Fingaz

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“Who had the last verse you was always waitin’ for?”

Every time you heard an Onyx song, you knew it was coming.

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Opinion

My Favorites

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It’s Friday. (More than) half the country is in a funk. Thanksgiving is next week. Work is crazy. So, instead of obsessing over politics or reading another essay about how to hack your way to greatness, I thought I’d just go light today and run down a list of my favorites.

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Hip-Hop Rap

Classic Non-Album Cuts: Wu-Tang Clan

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The Wu-Tang Clan is not only one of the most influential and important groups in hip-hop history, they’re also one of the most prolific.

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I Was There Rap

I Was There: A (Roots) Picnic with the Wu-Tang Clan

The Wu-Tang Clan backed by The Legendary Roots Crew?! I was not going to miss it.

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Documentaries Films Hip-Hop Rap

My Five Favorite Hip-Hop Documentaries

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Documentaries – unfairly – have long been seen as a snob’s film of choice.

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Hip-Hop Lists

Politic Ditto – The Slept-On Greatness of Raekwon’s Hooks

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He is a charter member of the Wu-Tang Clan. He is the creator of The Purple Tape and its stellar sequel. His flow is filthy and his wordplay is wicked. He invents slang and dictates fashion trends. He is a New York rap legend with a long history of competition and collaboration with many of the other greats.

But Raekwon’s most underrated aspect is his ability to craft a hook.