Wu-Tang Clan News

  • Cover of RZA Responds To Wu-Tang Affiliate's Suicide Attempt
    Earlier this week, we reported the disturbing story of Wu-Tang Clan-affiliated rapper Andre Johnson (AKA Christ Bearer) cutting off his own penis and jumping from a second story balcony in an apparent suicide attempt.
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of Wu-Tang Clan To Release Only One Copy Of Top Secret Album
    Wu-Tang Clan have been working on a new album for some time now, we first found out about the reunion album a year ago, when the title was announced  as A Better Tomorrow. Since then plenty more rumors have developed, including some conflicts about Raekwon not hitting the studio to lay down his verses.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: March 20
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of 15 Superhero References In Hip-Hop
    The inspiration rappers have drawn from comic book characters over the years is undeniable, whether it be superheroes, villains or relatively normal protagonists who happen to find themselves in extraordinary circumstances.
  • Cover of Wu-Tang Affiliate Shyheim Arrested For Killing Man In Hit-And-Run
    A Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Shyheim is in some hot water, after allegedly leaving the scene of a car crash on New Years day around 5 AM, which resulted in the death of another person.
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of Wu-Tang Clan's Inspectah Deck To Release Lost "C.R.E.A.M." Verse
    In a new interview with HHDX, Inspectah Deck of the Wu-Tang Clan revealed the existence of a lost "C.R.E.A.M." verse that he eventually plans to drop. "C.R.E.A.M." was a lead single from the the group's 1993 debut album Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers, which recently celebrated its 20th anniversary.
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz & More Discuss The Wu-Tang Clan's "Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers"
    It's hard to believe, but the Wu-Tang Clan's classic debut album Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers dropped 20 years ago today, on November 9th, 1993. It reached platinum status in 1995, and in 2003, was ranked #386 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. 
  • Cover of Raekwon Will Record A Verse For Drake's "Wu-Tang Forever," Says The Track Is "All Love" [Update: Wu-Tang Speak On Remix Delay]
    Drake's "Wu-Tang Forever" has made a considerable impact since it's release, mainly with members of the Clan themselves. We've heard from a few of the members concerning their thoughts on the track, with U-God and Ghostface supporting it, and Inspectah Deck disapproving.
  • Cover of Drake Confirms Wu-Tang Collaboration, Reveals "Pound Cake" Was Meant For Jay Z's Album
    Drake joined RapRadar's Elliott Wilson at NYU for his CRWN interview series earlier tonight, and while the footage of the hour long discussion has yet to surface, we've been able to piece together much the interview through the consistent live tweeting of press attendees. 
  • Cover of Wu-Tang Clan Responds To Drake's "Wu-Tang Forever" [Update: Wu-Tang Have Recorded A Remix]
    Drake shook up the internet as per usual when his track "Wu-Tang Forever" leaked. The record, which you'll receive with the pre-order of Nothing Was The Same, is produced by Noah '40' Shebib and samples Wu's "It's Yourz."
  • Cover of GZA's Record Label Sues U-God's Promotion Team Over Leaked Song
    Th Wu Tang Clan is reportedly working on a new record, but while the members are on good terms, their representation is not. Babygrande Records, GZA's current label, is suing U-God's promotional team over a GZA-featured song they argue belonged on the Genius' upcoming album.
  • Cover of Raekwon On Kendrick Lamar's "King Of New York" Claim: "He Can Never Wear That Crown"
    Raekwon is certainly among New York's rap royalty, so it only seems right that his opinion is considered in the "King Of New York" discussion. In a recent interview, the Wu rapper weighed in on Kendrick Lamar's hot topic "Control" verse, as well as his claim of being "king" of the city.
  • Cover of Ol' Dirty Bastard Set To Appear On Wu-Tang Clan Reunion Album
    The possibility of a Wu-Tang Clan reunion album has been in the talks for a long time, and it's finally coming to fruition in November (if all goes as planned). Fans will be happy to hear that even though Ol' Dirty Bastard passed away in 2004, he'll still be featured on the album, with previously unheard material.
  • Cover of Ghostface Killah Endorses NJ Congress Candidate Roy Cho
    It seems Wu-Tang Clan veteran Ghostface Killah may be foraying into politics, openly voicing his support for Hackensack, New Jersey 5th District congressional candidate Roy Cho. Cho is both a corporate lawyer and a board member for New Jersey Needs You, a program that "prepares low-income, first-generation college
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: May 17-23
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of Yeezus' scriptures). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. 
  • Cover of Ghostface Killah Says He Doesn't Want To Rush Wu-Tang Album, His Half Of DOOM Project Is Done
    Ghostface may have just released a full length project with Adrian Younge with 12 Reasons To Die, but the Wu rapper has no shortage of material in the pipeline.
  • Cover of North Coast Music Festival Performers Include Wu-Tang, Nas, Mac Miller, Afrojack & More
    This year's North Coast Music Festival, which takes place in Chicago at Union Park from August 30th to September 1st, features quite a few hip-hop names.
  • Cover of Rumor: Wu-Tang Reunion Compromised By Managers
    Things were really starting to look good for the Wu-Tang reunion. The Clan recently announced the title of their planned 20th Anniversary LP, A Better Tomorrow, which was set for a July release.
  • Cover of Wu-Tang Clan Announce Reunion Album Title
    There has been much discussion recently about a Wu-Tang Clan reunion tour and album, with this year marking the 20th anniversary of the crew's debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).
  • Cover of GZA Teaches Science At New York High School
    GZA just picked himself up a new gig at New York's Park East High School, and it's not president of the chess club.
  • Cover of Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge Announce "Twelve Reasons To Die" Tour
    Ghostface Killah and Adrian Younge announced their collaborative album 12 Reasons To Die last month, and have now announced some tour dates in support of the project.Younge's band Venice dawn will support the duo on the tour, which will run through 49 cities. The jaunt kicks off at Los Angeles, Californi
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