This originally appeared on I Hate JJ Redick on February 3, 2012 “What RZA put together let no man tear asunder.” I would argue the Wu-Tang Clan the most influential hip-hop collective outside of possibly Run-DMC. It’s more than just music, chess, and karate flicks. It’s a way of life and almost a religion. For proof, lookContinue reading “From the Vault: The Wu-Tang Paradox”
With his sophomore disc, Ghostface Killah threw the Clan on his back and reached his apotheosis “Walk with me like Dorothy” It was over.
If it’s going to take years for something to happen, it better be worth the wait. With that in mind, for my first podcast appearance, I was lucky to have the opportunity to talk about my absolutely favorite album, Wu-Tang Forever.
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.
“Reunited, double LP, world excited” It wasn’t just an album release. It was an event.
They’re the dynamic duo of hip-hop.
At some point, Wu-Tang Clan became known more as an entity – a thing – than simply music.
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.
images via Roots Picnic Twitter account The Wu-Tang Clan backed by The Legendary Roots Crew?! I was not going to miss it.