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 [...]


11 Dec
Wu Tang's plump rapper benefits those struck by Sandy

Who says the Wu don’t give a F? The Chef Raekwon certainly does — everyone’s favorite chipmunk rapper has teamed up with Affinity Cycles to auction a mini collection of bicycles benefitting those struck by Hurricane Sandy. Each of the 3 bikes is named after an area struck by the infamous deluge: New York City (above), Rockaway [...]


After GZA’s watershed Liquid Swords (which already received the ultimate boxset treatment here), Raekwon the Chef”s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx is widely considered the best solo Wu Tang record of the 90s. And just like Liquid Swords, it’s Get On Down that gives Only Built 4 Cuban Linx the deluxe treatment. Known in uderground [...]


28 Aug
Extra verses from Raekwon, Jim Jones, Danny Brown & more

What is surely one of the more hyped mixtapes of 2012, A$AP Rocky’s crew A$AP Mob drop their Lord$ Never Worry mixtape today. Expect plenty of syrup-drenched productions courtesy of AraabMuzik, P On The Boards, VERYRVRE and Clams Casino, plus additional verses from the Chef Raekwon, Jim Jones, Danny Brown, Fat Trel and more. Stream the [...]


4 Jan
Limited production decks crafted locally in New York City

Looks like the Wu Tang Clan are making a concerted effort to come out strong in 2012 — maybe it’s the impending Mayan Apocalypse that’s got RZA all riled up. Besides cornerstone member Raekwon unleashing a free mixtape to kick off the year and persistent rumors of an upcoming album, now the Wu have collaborated [...]


DJ Soul assembles a veritable Who’s Who of hip-hop both old and new for his latest mixtape celebrating the 8-year anniversary of Japanese label Lafayette. The 1-hour 10-minute megamix blends everyone from Ghostface & MF Doom, Reflection Eternal, Nas, Mobb Deep, Raekwon and Common to Kanye, Prince Paul, Jay-Z, Tyler The Creator, Pusha T and Cam’ron. Plus many [...]


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 [...]


18 Aug
GZA lifts the curtain on the greatest hip hop crew of all time

Damn, this looks like must-see TV for any die hard Wu-Tang Clan fan. Compiled and directed by Wu Tang luminary GZA, this 10 years in the making documentary seems to be the video that no one could make except for someone so integral to the crew. Who else would Wu let hold a camera to [...]

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