In the early and mid-90s there simply wasn’t a better hip-hop clique than the Wu. Hell, there still hasn’t been anyone close to Wu Tang Clan in rap or rock or gospel or yodeling or damn well anything else since then. But in those halcyon years RZA helmed some all time classics, and Ghostface Killah’s […]


12 Jun
Revisit your Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth

The Wu- Tang Clan’s the Genius — aka GZA — is reissuing the essential Liquid Swords album in a deluxe double box set. Between Wu’s legendary debut Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) and the followup Forever, RZA helmed the first wave of Wu Tang solo albums, each a verifiable classic in its own right. But most […]


27 Sep
Dirt McGirt's landmark 1995 debut finally gets re-mastered

When you say that Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s landmark 1995 debut Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version is one of the best Wu Tang Clan records, you’re basically suggesting it’s one of the best hip hop albums of all time. And you’d be right. Next to eminent classics like GZA’s Liquid Swords and Raekwon’s […]


10 Nov
2 of my favorite things...

If you asked me to wax poetic about my love of Wu Tang Clan, I’d deliver a handsome leatherbound 1,200 page tome to your doorstep with a 24-karat gold W embossed on the cover. They blew my mind in the mid-90s, made me switch from blue Champion hoodies to black ones, and created an entire […]