U-God Is Suing The Wu-Tang Clan For $2.5 Million
U-God, one of the founding members of Wu-Tang Clan, has launched a lawsuit against the group. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, the rapper feels he has been cut out of royalties he is entitled to from his 170 songs recorded with Wu.
Azealia Banks Breaks Down Crying During Interview On The Russell Crowe Incident
Azealia Banks sat down with Access Hollywood to share her version of the events that transpired in Russell Crowe's hotel suite earlier this month.
Azealia Banks Fires Back At "Cornball" RZA
RZA's statement on the Russell Crowe-Azealia Banks situation seemingly sounded the death knell for Banks' side of the story.
RZA Refutes Azealia Banks' Claim That Russell Crowe Attacked Her
Azealia Banks accused Hollywood actor Russell Crowe of assaulting her earlier this week, claiming that Crowe choked her, spat on her, and called her the N-word.
Azealia Banks Backs Out Of Deal With RZA Over Russell Crowe Incident
Last week, Azealia Banks announced via Facebook, now her primary social media channel, that she would be signing a deal with RZA. "He and I have an excellent work chemistry," she wrote. "Filming coco with him was loads of fun!! Now I get to make music with him!!!Business and Pleasure is imminent."
Russell Crowe Reportedly Kicks Azealia Banks Out Of His Hotel Suite
A hotel suite confrontation between Russell Crowe and Azealia Banks reportedly culminated in Crowe physically removing Banks from the room when she became increasingly hostile and threatened to stab his guests.
Azealia Banks Says She's Signing With RZA
It's been a couple of months since you saw an Azealia Banks headline hit the homepage of HNHH. Surprisingly, this latest headline has nothing to do with social media beef or some crazy rant from the rapper, instead it's good news as she takes to her Facebook page to reveal she's signing with RZA-- smiley face emoji and all. Azealia greeted her Facebook fans, "just smiling, chilling, summoning coinesha .
Stream The New Album From RZA & Interpol's Paul Banks "Anything But Words"
In June, Wu-Tang Clan OG RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks announced that they were teaming up for a joint album under the name Banks & Steelz. They led the album with the single "Giant," and despite it being a Jeffery frenzy right now, the album Anything But Words has arrived as promised.
RZA & Interpol's Paul Banks Announce Joint Album "Anything But Words"
Hip-hop legend RZA and indie rock god Paul Banks are coming together as 'Banks & Steelz' for a joint effort, which by the sounds of it, probably won't be their only album under that moniker. They announced the album, Anything But Words, in a press release this morning, alongside a tracklist and tour dates. The project will feature a few other rap OGs, namely, Kool Keith, Ghostface Killah, Method Man and Masta Killa, as well as one other indie rock artist-- Florence Welch.
RZA Says Ol' Dirty Bastard Biopic Is "In Motion"
Rap biopics are all the rage these days. The success of "Straight Outta Compton" opened the door for films like that Tupac biopic, previously stuck in production purgatory, to get green lit. Even Boosie Badazz is apparently planning his own biopic. Now, according to RZA, a biopic on Ol' Dirty Bastard is "in motion."
RZA Responds To Backlash Over His Police Brutality Comments
RZA's recent interview with Bloomberg resulted in an uproar on social media, with many taking issue with what sounded like an argument for black men to "clean up" their look in order to avoid harassment. An excerpt from the rapper's statement can be found below.
Wu-Tang Clan Gave Bill Murray Permission To Steal Their $2 Million LP
As we learned yesterday, the winning bidder on the one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang album Once Upon A Time in Shaolin was none other than mega-douche pharaceutical villain Martin Shkreli. Sold for $2 million, the album came with a 174-page leatherbound book of lyrics and liner notes.
Two Men Stabbed At RZA's New Jersey Home
Police are investigating a double stabbing that occurred at RZA's home in Millstone, New Jersey earlier this morning, reports NJ.com. It is still unknown if RZA was at the home when the stabbings took place.
Review: Raury's "All We Need"
“Love is all we need.” This lyric off the opening track “All We Need” could summarize the message Raury is trying to convey with his music. Like Bob Marley, Marvin Gaye, and John Lennon before him, Raury wants to see the world become a better place.
RZA To Direct Upcoming Action-Thriller "Breakout"
Revered Wu-Tang producer, actor, and acclaimed filmmaker RZA has another upcoming on-screen project on his radar. Variety reports that RZA will direct an upcoming action-thriller titled "Breakout," which will begin filming in early 2016. The film's plot will focus on a young photographer who has been falsely arrested in Bangladesh on charges of drug trafficking as well as the ensuing rescue mission conducted by his father.
Classic Rotation: Raekwon "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx"
Throughout the 90s, the Wu-Tang Clan had an all-star run of releases, both as a group and as solo artists. Jumpstarted by 36 Chambers and followed by Method Man’s Tical and Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s Return to the 36 Chambers, Raekwon’s collaborative Only Built 4 Cuban Linx was primed for greatness.
Review: Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge's "12 Reasons To Die II"
The members of Wu-Tang Clan have always made songs that sort of play out like the soundtrack for some NYC-meets-Tokyo urban Kung Fu flick, but with 12 Reasons To Die II, Ghostface and company take the concept record route to develop a fine-tuned project.
Inspectah Deck Lost An Entire Album When RZA's Apartment Flooded
Inspectah Deck might be the unluckiest dude in the rap game. In a new interview with VladTV, Deck told the story of how his debut solo album Uncontrolled Substance got completely wiped out by a flood in RZA's apartment.
10 Best Hip-Hop Crews Of All Time
The hip hop crew is an essential part of success. Whether big or small, every rapper has an entourage. Sometimes it's full of rappers, and other times it's just his buddies from back in the day, nonetheless, weak links in a crew can water down the crew as a whole-- something we took into consideration when crafting this list. You have the multimedia approach that Odd Future takes, and also the full-on lyrical assault that Wu-Tang Clan makes. Both are great crews, but who would comprise a list of the best rap crews of all time?
Azealia Banks To Star In RZA-Directed Film "Coco"
While Azealia Banks currently works on her sophomore album Business And Pleasure, which she says is already half-way done, the Harlem emcee is also starting a new acting career as well.