RZA Speaks On Martin Shkreli Buying Wu-Tang Clan's "Once Upon A Time In Shaolin"
Many of us were shocked to find out that the World's Biggest Asshole, Martin Shkreli, aka the dude that sky-rocketed the price of AIDs and cancer drugs simply because he can, was also the man who purchased the Wu-Tang Clan album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin. It almost hurts as fans, because the fact that Wu-Tang would allow said asshole to buy their single-copy album is as though they're giving him c
Raekwon Shares Stories About Early Wu-Tang Clan Days
Raekwon sat down with the DJ Booth for some "Storytime," and the veteran shared a few of his stories from the Wu-Tang Clan days. It's broken down into a few different video segments, but up top you can hear Rae speak on the Scarface sample in "Criminology," and how they were inspired to use it, and how in turn, that sample inspired Ghostface Killah to rock some silk robes and a Jesus piece.
Meek Mill "Ice Cream Freestyle" (Street Video)
In January, Meek Mill put out a freestyle over the famous "Ice Cream" beat, which first appeared on Raekwon's seminal Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Meek is far from the first artist to try his hand at the RZA beat, but he certainly paid his respect with some menacing bars.
The Wu-Tang Nans Announce The Wu-Tang Clan's New Tour
Even if their new album wasn't quite as well received as fans may have hoped, let it never be said that RZA and his Wu-Tang affiliates don't know how to entertain. Case in point: Wu-Tang Nans. A new promotional video released in support of the new album--and the corresponding tour--"Wu-Tang Nans" finds a group of elderly women in Britain reminiscing on the first time they heard the "fire" that was Wu-Tang Clan. Give the hilarious video a viewing above and let us know what your fondest memories on the Wu are in the comment section.
Wu-Tang Clan "A Better Tomorrow" Trailer
Over the past few years, Wu-Tang Clan seemed hellbent on releasing their follow-up to 2007's 8 Diagrams in 2014, 20 years after their debut. By some sheer miracle, it looks like they'll be pulling it off with only 22 days to spare, with A Better Tomorrow slated to come out next week on December 9th. Now, the veteran crew have shared a trailer for the project. Check it out above.
RZA Discusses Kendrick Lamar’s "Saturday Night Live" Performance
Last weekend, Kendrick Lamar took the stage on Saturday Night Live and performed his self-empowering single “i”. Rocking black contacts and a half head of braids, many fans thought K Dot was paying homage to Wu Tang Clan’s Methd Man, but it appears fellow label mate, RZA, thought otherwise. Talking with MTV recently, RZA explains that he thought Kendrick channeled his inner ODB during his “i” performance instead. He tells MTV,
RZA Kicks A Freestyle For MTV News
MTV News caught up with RZA last week, and talked about the recent recording sessions for Wu-Tang Clan’s upcoming project A Better Tomorrow. During the brief chat, RZA recalled a time when Inspectah Deck questioned his lyric choice on a song they recorded for the new project, and feeling like he had to prove himself, RZA says he rapped for an hour straight then. Ultimately, all this lyric talk got RZA excited as mid-interview he decided to start spitting an unreleased verse because well... he’s the gawd.
Nardwuar Vs. Wu-Tang Clan
Nardwuar, the one and only Human Serviette, nabbed an interview with Wu-Tang Clan (specifically members RZA, Ghostface Killah, U-God, Cappadonna, Masta Killa and Raekwon) out in Vancouver, BC, and as per usual you can expect some interesting facts through out the 24-minute interview. Nardwuar discusses with the Wu the influence of certain movies on the group and their whole fascination with Asian culture. Watch above and you may just learn a thing or two about the veteran group.
RZA On The Breakfast Club
In addition to hitting up Hot 97's Morning Show for an interview, while RZA was in NYC he also visited The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1 to discuss all the things he currently has on his plate.
RZA Responds To Raekwon On HOT 97 Morning Show
RZA and Raekwon are known to have had their differences in terms of the creative direction of the Wu Tang clan, but thing seem to be accelerating now. Rae has said in an interview that there is a good chance he won't show up on the group's upcoming album, for which he holds RZA responsible. RZA has now responded to RAe's comments, describing the rapper's opposition as simply a rift between brothers. He says that the two do not see eye to eye partly because they don't directly communicate as often.
RZA's Screen Test For "Parks & Recreation"
Parks & Recreation is led by Amy Poehler's portrayal of Leslie Knope, and while it's hard to imagine anyone but the former SNL castmember playing the role, RZA has made a good case for himself. In a new sketch from Funny Or Die, RZA stars in a mock-up audition for the role of Leslie Knope. While he absolutely crushes the screen test, the producers decide that the character, who is meant to be a 34 year old white woman from Idaho, may be just a slight stretch for the Wu-Tang leader.
RZA & Paul Walker Star In "Brick Mansions" (Trailer)
Today a trailer has surfaced for the film "Brick Mansions", which is the last movie done by the late Paul Walker, who passed away this past year when the car he was in lost control and crashed. The movie finds the actor connecting with Wu-Tang's RZA, as Walker plays a cop hunting RZA, who plays a crime lord. It looks like it'll be quite the thriller, take a look at the trailer above.Check out RZA & Paul Walker Star In "Brick Mansions" (Trailer), the latest visual from RZA, released on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014.
RZA Talks Wu-Tang Album & Raekwon On Arsenio Hall
RZA was a guest on Arsenio Hall and discussed the Wu-Tang Clan 20th anniversary album, which he says is delayed because Raekwon hasn't recorded his verses, but he assures us it's still love between the two. RZA also talks about ODB (whose death anniversary was yesterday), and more.Get a load of RZA Talks Wu-Tang Album & Raekwon On Arsenio Hall, a new visual from RZA that saw the light of day on Thursday, November 14th, 2013. RZA's movement grows stronger with each new release, and RZA Talks Wu-Tang Album & Raekwon On Arsenio Hall has further strengthened that fact.
RZA Talks Final Solo Album, Wu-Tang Reunion Album & ODB
RZA chops it up with Montreality about his final solo album "The Cure," the Wu-Tang reunion album, ODB and the ODB hologram and more. Check it all out above.Let us know what you think, folks. Check out the latest video from RZA, RZA Talks Wu-Tang Album & Raekwon On Arsenio Hall.
RZA Feat. Killa Priest ""4th Chamber" Live " Video
RZA Feat. Killah Priest
Also at Los Angeles' Mayan Theatre, RZA and Killah Priest appeared to perform "4th Chamber". How's the chemistry between and Killa Priest? Let us know what you think, folks. Did y'all catch RZA's latest visual for RZA Talks Final Solo Album, Wu-Tang Reunion Album & ODB?
Ghostface Killah Feat. RZA, Adrian Younge ""12 Reasons To Die" Trailer" Video
Ghostface Killah Feat. RZA & Adrian Younge
RZA narrates the trailer for Ghostface and Adrian Younge's new collaborative album, "12 Reasons To Die" due out April 16th.Who else would you like to have seen on this video? Thoughts? Peep the new visual for Ghostface Killah's Ghostface Killah "Discusses How The Game's Changed" Video.
RZA Explains "Unspoken Word" & "Protect Ya Neck"
In an episode of Life + Times "Decoded", the Wu-Tang general breaks down his verses on "Unspoken Word" and "Protect Ya Neck". Thoughts? Peep the new visual for RZA's RZA Feat. Killa Priest ""4th Chamber" Live " Video.
RZA "DJ Whoo Kid Interview" Video
RZA chops it up with DJ Whoo Kid to talk about his beatmaking process, current status of the Wu and some inside info on "The Man With The Iron Fists" flick he directed. How does this compare to RZA's previous work?Peep the new visual for RZA's RZA Explains "Unspoken Word" & "Protect Ya Neck".
RZA Feat. The Black Keys "The Baddest Man Alive " Video
RZA Feat. The Black Keys
One of the songs off RZA's soundtrack for "The Man With The Iron Fists" movie gets an official video, happening to be the song RZA is featured on. The soundtrack will be available October 23rd.How did The Black Keys do on this video? Let us know what you think, folks. Check out the latest video from RZA, RZA "DJ Whoo Kid Interview" Video.
RZA Freestyle For Rollingout TV
Making the media rounds before the release of his movie and soundtrack to "The Man With The Iron Fists", RZA drops a quick free for Rollingout TV. Are y'all feeling this one? Check out the latest video from RZA, RZA Feat. The Black Keys "The Baddest Man Alive " Video.