Below is a list I created in November, 2013, in honor of the 20th anniversary of Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). It was published on Medium and then republished by Hip Hop Golden Age. In honor of today – November 9, 2018 – being the 25th anniversary of the release of that album, I chose toContinue reading “The Top 20 Wu-Tang Albums”
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.
It’s been an interesting year for all of us, but for me, this was even more true.
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.
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.
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.
images via Roots Picnic Twitter account The Wu-Tang Clan backed by The Legendary Roots Crew?! I was not going to miss it.
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 ofContinue reading “Politic Ditto – The Slept-On Greatness of Raekwon’s Hooks”
Welcome back to the latest edition of Flashback Friday Flop, a weekly feature in which I examine a hip-hop album from years ago that was considered a flop, either critically or commercially or both, when it was released and see if it has gotten better – or worse – over time. This week: Wu-Tang Clan’sContinue reading “Flashback Friday Flop: “A Better Tomorrow””