Raekwon Says There's A '2 Out Of 10' Chance He'll Be On The Wu-Tang Album
It's no secret that Raekwon and RZA have not seen eye to eye on the direction of the Wu-Tang Clan for a while now. However, it seems that the rift between the two rappers has only deepened with time, with talk of Raekwon's alleged opposition to the new album contributing to its setbacks.
Wu-Tang Affiliate Cuts Off Penis, Jumps From Balcony In Suicide Attempt [Update: Rapper Is Stable]
Andre Johnson, an L.A. based rapper and Wu Tang affiliate, is reported to have attempted suicide today. Johnson, who also goes by Christ Bearer, is said to have cut off his own penis before jumping from his second story balcony last night around 1 AM. The rapper was rushed to hospital, where he's currently being treated, says TMZ.
RZA Reveals He's Received $5 Million Offer For Singular Copy Of "The Wu - Once Upon A Time In Shaolin"
As we reported on last week, Wu-Tang Clan are taking Jay Z's #newrules hashtag to new levels (in the words of Meek Mill, there are levels to this shit), with the release of a singular copy of an album recorded in complete secrecy, The Wu- Once Upon A Time In Shaolin.
RZA Hoping To Finish Wu-Tang Clan Album In Six Weeks, Still Missing Raekwon Verses
We've got more updates for you on the impending Wu-Tang Clan 20th anniversary album, rumored to be titled A Better Tomorrow. Once more, RZA has spoken on the status of the LP with the Associated Press, revealing he'd like to finish it within the next 42 days-- however he's still missing a key element-- Raekwon.
RZA Says Raekwon Is Holding Up Wu-Tang's New Album & Rae Responds On Twitter [Update: RZA Further Explains Situation w/ Raekwon]
Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the Wu-Tang Clan's rap opus Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers, and Grantland had an in-depth interview with RZA who said he's been trying to orchestrate the Wu's next project, but some members have not been cooperating or putting in the work. The famed Wu producer even named Ghostface Killah and Raekwon as the two who have been the least cooperative.
RZA To Release Collaborative Project w/ Interpol's Paul Banks
You read it right - the abbot of the Wu-Tang Clan is working on a collaborative album with Paul Banks of rock/post-punk group Interpol. The announcement could be more surprising, as RZA doesn't exactly limit himself when it comes to collaborating, musically or otherwise.
RZA Sued By Dutch Artist For Unpaid Royalties [Update: RZA Claims He Owes Her Nothing]
RZA is being sued for unpaid royalties, something every artist seems to be familiar with at some point or another in their music career.The Wu-Tang Clan member is being sued by a Dutch singer, Thea Van Seijaen, who is most famous for the vocals she did on his track "Baby Boy" which was featured in Jet Li's film "Unleashed."
Ghostace Killah Couldn't Stand "8 Diagrams", Says “Let Me Make A Wu-Tang album"
Ghostface Killah has certainly been one of the more consistent members of the Wu-Tang Clan. His output has been more in line with the classic sound of the Wu, while members such as RZA have moved away from the approach to a degree, experimenting with other styles.
Kid Cudi Lists Kendrick Lamar, RZA, Too Short As Features On "indicud," Talks Production
Kid Cudi has been slowly leading up to his album, indicud, by dropping singles along the way and small amounts of information on the LP. However, it doesn't seem like he's in full promo mode just yet. The G.O.O.D.
RZA Will Co-Star In New Drama T.V. Series "Gang Related"
RZA is no stranger to acting at this point in his career. He's not only done work on the big screen, both in front of and behind the scenes, but he's also dipped his foot in T.V. with a few cameo roles. Soon, he'll have his first re-occurring role in a T.V. series, "Gang Related."
RZA Suing Pianist Meiko Kaji Over Sample Infringement Allegations
RZA, the former Wu-Tang producer/emcee, isn't messing around when it comes to his music and lawsuits. He is currently taking Japanese pianist Meiko Kaji to court over claims that he sampled her music.
Raekwon Speaks On Possibility Of Wu-Tang Reunion
Raekwon released his Lost Jewlry mixtape earlier this year, and while the legend continues to pump out solo material, fans are still anticipating another release from Wu-Tang. Rae, who had previously spoken of the beef
Game Changers: RZA Edition
Game Changers is an HNHH feature that profiles artists who've left a strong mark on hip hop. Whether it be through creativity, influence, exposure or simply good timing, they've brought something to rap music that the game just wouldn't be the same without. This week, we've chosen to profile an inarguable game changer: RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan.
Ghostface Killah Confirms "Supreme Clientele 2" & DOOM Collabo For 2013
While Ghostface Killah has been busy with his Wu Block project, we haven't heard much from him as a solo artist in quite a while. According to Ghost, the hiatus won't last much longer, as he'll be dropping his follow up to 2010's Apollo Kids later this year.