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Wu-Tang Clan – Of Mics and Men: Music From the Showtime Documentary Series (EP Review)

  The Wu-Tang Clan. What can be said now about the iconic New York hip hop outfit that hasn’t been said already? From their iconic first 2 albums Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) & Wu-Tang Forever to the countless classic solo debuts like Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… & Supreme Clientele, they’ve always been rightfully regarded as the greatest hip hop outfit of all-time. Last time we heard from them collectively in an album capacity was in 2014 with A Better Tomorrow & with a SHOWTIME documentary bei...
Tags: Reviews, New York, Showtime, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Rza, Abbott, Nas Mass Appeal Records, CHEO, Linx ... Supreme Clientele, Ghostface Killah RZA, Ghost Raekwon, Cappadonna Masta Killa

Wu-Tang Clan Delivers New EP, ‘Of Mics and Men’

Music from the Showtime documentary of the same name.
Tags: Albums, Showtime, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Rza, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, GZA, Masta Killa, Cappadonna

New EP: Wu-Tang Clan ‘Of Mics And Men’

The mighty Wu-Tang Clan debuted their Of Mics and Men docu-series on Showtime last week. In support of the four-part documentary directed by Sacha Jenkins, the legendary rap group release an official soundtrack. The project features four new songs, plus three skits that include bonus commentary and footage that did not make the documentary. RZA, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Masta Killa, Cappadonna, Nas and more all contribute to the new EP. In a statement about the soundtrack RZA says, “Wu-Tang...
Tags: Nas, Showtime, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Mixtapes, Rza, Masta Killa, Cheo Hodari Coker, Sacha Jenkins, Masta Killa Cappadonna, Ghostface Killah Raekwon Harley, Of Mics & Men, Ghostface Killah RZA, RZA Ghostface Killah Raekwon, Masta Killa Cappadonna Nas

Ghostface Killah & RZA are “On That Sh*t Again”

Wu-Tang: Of Mics & Men, the EP, drops Friday.
Tags: Uncategorized, Jazz, Wu-tang, Songs, Rza, Ghostface Killah

New Music: Ghostface Killah & RZA “On That Shit Again”

Less then 24 hours ago, Wu-Tang Clan announced their plans to drop a new EP this week in support of their Showtime docu-series Of Mics and Men. The Shaolin crew now release the first track off the project, as Ghostface Killah and RZA connect on “On That Shit Again.” Due May 17 via Mass Appeal Records, the EP features contributions by RZA, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Masta Killa, Cappadonna, Nas and more. Stream “On That Shit Again” and see the full track list below. Continue after the jump…. ...
Tags: Nas, Showtime, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu Tang Clan, Rza, New Music, Ghostface Killah, Masta Killa, Cheo Hodari Coker, Masta Killa Cappadonna, On That Shit Again, Killah Raekwon Masta Killa Cappadonna Nas, Ghostface Killah Raekwon Harley

Ghostface Killah & RZA – “On That Sht Again”

Of Mics And Men, Showtime's new four-part documentary about the history of the Wu-Tang Clan, is absolutely magical television, and it effectively makes the totally accurate case that the Wu-Tang Clan's ascent is one of the great miracles in the history of American popular music. (At one point, Jim Jarmusch refers to Wu-Tang as "warriors … More »
Tags: Music, Showtime, Wu Tang, Jim Jarmusch, Wu-tang Clan, Rza, Ghostface Killah

From Playing Coachella to Busking: Why It's Ok To Do Both [KOSHA DILLZ]

Kosha Dillz recently appeared on stage at Coachella, but reaching that career milestone does not mean that the indie rapper is going to give up on the guerrilla tactics that have gotten him this far.   By indie rapper and marketer extraordinaire Kosha Dillz   The Coachella bug is here and gone. We are already now in the time of the next big thing (I think maybe my 2 shows with Gza in NYC and DC + The Ascap Expo may 2-4) and I wanted to let you know that although I have f...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Israel, Justin Bieber, Korea, Wu Tang, Quinn, Coachella, Grammys, Jared Leto, Rza, Don, Patty, Kosha Dillz, Matisyahu, Jesse Shatkin

36 Chambers Releases Thriller Soundtrack Featuring RZA, Ghostface Killah, Cappadonna, The Hoodies

36 Chambers ALC releases the soundtrack for Blumhouse Productions (Get Out, Insidious) new slasher, “Thriller“, directed by Dallas Jackson, and co-starring RZA.  Taking a page out from Shaolin Land, the 14 track body of work gives spooky wordplay and classic production thrills comprised of Wu-Tang brothers RZA, Ghostface Killah and Cappadonna, as well as rising artists Earth, Hue Hef, Ol Dirty Bastard’s son YDB, the Hoodies and more.  RZA executive produced the jam-packed soundtrack and also in...
Tags: News, Jazz, Wu Tang, Rza, Ghostface Killah, Cappadonna, RZA Ghostface Killah Cappadonna, The Hoodies, Dallas Jackson, Luke Tennie Shock, Tequan Richmond Ray Paige, Chelsea Rendon, Mitchell Edwards, Michael Ocampo, Chambers ALC, RZA Ghostface Killah

Listen to My Top 5 Albums from Wu Tang Clan

What are your top 5 album from the Wu Tang Clan? When we say that, we’re talking about group and solos projects. Last week, we listed the top 5 album from Ludacris, but now it’s all about the Wu Tang Clan. Raekwon, Ghostface, Method Man, GZA and ODB put out great projects to go along with the group efforts. As a group, they’ve released seven albums and countless projects as solo artists. Last year, the group celebrated the 25th anniversary of their debut album. The Wu Tang Clan is still puttin...
Tags: Music, New York, Albums, Hip Hop, Jazz, Wu Tang, Odb, Wu Tang Clan, Ludacris, Linx, Rza, Wu, Raekwon, Masta Killa, Cappadonna, Blog Hops & memes

Watch The Trailer For Jim Jarmusch’s Musician-Filled Zombie Movie The Dead Don’t Die

The trailer for Jim Jarmusch’s musician-filled new zombie movie, The Dead Don’t Die, is out today. The stacked cast includes a number of musical artists -- Iggy Pop, RZA, Tom Waits, Selena Gomez -- plus Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Sara … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Tom Waits, Bill Murray, Selena Gomez, Jim Jarmusch, Tilda Swinton, Adam Driver, Rza, Iggy Pop, Tom Waits Selena Gomez

Tom Waits, RZA, Iggy Pop, And Selena Gomez To Star In Jim Jarmusch’s New Zombie Movie

Jim Jarmusch's new zombie movie has just been announced. It hits theaters on 6/14 via Focus Features, as Variety reports. Jarmusch wrote and directed The Dead Don’t Die, which boasts an all-star cast including Iggy Pop, RZA, Tom Waits, Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry … More »
Tags: Music, News, Tom Waits, Bill Murray, Selena Gomez, Jim Jarmusch, Rza, Iggy Pop, Jarmusch, Tom Waits RZA Iggy Pop, Focus Features as Variety

Wu-Tang Clan Announce “36 Chambers” 25th Anniversary Celebration World Tour

Fresh off the Sundance premiere of their upcoming Showtime documentary  Wu – Tang : Clan  Of Mics & Men, The  Wu – Tang  Clan announce additional European dates for the Gods of Rap Tour with Public Enemy and De La Soul as well as 13  Wu – Tang  Clan Dates in North America including stops in Chicago, Boston, Mountain View and the X Games in Minneapolis. Artist presale begins on Wednesday, February 27th at 10AM local. Gods of Rap is a special tour bringing the biggest and most influential rap gro...
Tags: Europe, London, News, Minneapolis, Berlin, Amsterdam, Showtime, Jazz, Glasgow, Wu Tang, Atlantic City, Dublin, Public Enemy, North America, Wu-tang Clan, De La Soul

Will Ashon's Playlist for His Book "Chamber Music: Wu-Tang and America"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Will Ashon's Chamber Music: Wu-Tang and America is a brilliant examination of Wu-Tang Clan's Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers and American culture. Kirkus wrote of the book: "A conc...
Tags: Music, Wikipedia, America, Chicago, David, Wu Tang, Wu Tang Clan, Black Lives Matter, Eric Garner, Morton, Cbc Radio, Rza, Irish Times, Kirkus, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Jenkins

Watch Joey Purp & RZA Perform “Godbody Pt. 2″ On The Tonight Show

The young Chicago rapper Joey Purp is a human energy-bomb, an urgent and galvanizing live performer. Last night, he got a chance to show it. Purp released his new album QUARTERTHING last month. And last night, he and Wu-Tang Clan abbot RZA performed the album track "Godbody Pt. 2" on The Tonight Show. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Jimmy Fallon, Chicago, Wu Tang, Rza, Joey Purp, RZA Perform

Wu-Tang Clan Perform “Protect Ya Neck” & “C.R.E.A.M.” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

The week-long Back To Brooklyn residency on Jimmy Kimmel Live! closed out with a bang on Friday (Oct. 19). The legendary Wu-Tang Clan appeared as guests, where Method Man and RZA got the show started appearing in “3 Ridiculous Questions,” and “The Most Annoying People on the Subway” monologues alongside Billy Crudup, Amy Sedaris, and Bryan Cranston. Later, all living members of the Staten Island group would close out the show by performing the songs “Protect Ya Neck” and “C.R.E.A.M.” in celeb...
Tags: Television, Jimmy Kimmel, Brooklyn, Jazz, Wu Tang, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Wu-tang Clan, Staten Island, Bryan Cranston, Rza, Wu, Teyana Taylor, Method Man, Performances, Billy Crudup Amy Sedaris, Chambers LP

Wu-Tang Clan Scripted Drama Ordered To Series At Hulu

Hulu is going back to the 1990s with the Wu-Tang Clan. More »
Tags: Music, News, Wu Tang, Hulu, Wu-tang Clan, Rza

Impossible Foods And White Castle Team Up With Wu-Tang Clan To Feed And Entertain You

Leading food startup Impossible Foods launched its award-winning, plant-based burger at all White Castle restaurants nationwide for $1.99 on September 12, making it the first nationwide fast-food chain to offer the Impossible Burger. To spread the good slider news (while simultaneously making a dent in cracking life’s big questions), Impossible Foods and White Castle have partnered with the Wu-Tang Clan trio to debut a four-part online series, “Wu Tang in Space Eating Impossible Sliders,” pre...
Tags: News, America, Earth, Jazz, Wu Tang, Mars, Wu Tang Clan, Impossible Foods, Rza, White Castle, Wu, SPIEGEL, Eric Andre Show, Sam Spiegel, Kim Bartley, Impossible Foods and White Castle

Ol’ Dirty Bastard Biopic In The Works

Ol' Dirty Bastard is coming to the big screen. A biopic about the Wu-Tang Clan rapper is in development at Sony's Columbia Pictures with Wu-Tang leader RZA attached to produce. The studio had no comment on the project. O.D.B. (born Russell Tyrone Jones) was a founding member of the Staten Island rap collective with cousins … More »
Tags: Music, News, Sony, Wu Tang, Staten Island, Wu-tang Clan, Rza, Columbia Pictures, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Russell Tyrone Jones

Stream Interpol’s New Album Marauder

It's been just under four years since Interpol released their last album, El Pintor. In that time, there were opportunities to explore new frontiers, like frontman Paul Banks' unlikely collaboration with RZA as Banks & Steelz. Interpol also took a moment to look back by way of the now-common practice of … More »
Tags: Music, Interpol, Rza, Album Stream, Paul Banks, Banks Steelz Interpol

El Camino – “Walking on Water” (Album Review)

El Camino is an MC from Buffalo, New York who‘s been blowing up within the past year. He signed to Griselda Records & dropped a self-titled EP last November but now, he’s back on the scene with his full-length debut. After the intro, we get into the first song “Ghetto”. Here, El Camino talks about him being the best over a soulful Alchemist sounding instrumental. The title track speaks on drug dealing over some strings while the song “Friend or Foe” talks about wealth over an instrumental kin t...
Tags: Reviews, Jazz, Rza, Ghostface Killah, Benny, Buffalo New York, El Camino, Griselda Records, Benny Meyhem Lauren

Watch The Trailer For RZA’s Cut Throat City Starring Wesley Snipes, Terrence Howard, & T.I.

In recent years, the Wu-Tang Clan's RZA has turned his sights to filmmaking. His 2012 directorial debut The Man With The Iron Fists was an homage to classic martial arts films, while last year's 8 Mile-inspired Love Beats Rhymes starred Azealia Banks as a young aspiring rapper. His next movie, the gritty heist film … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Azealia Banks, Wu Tang, Wesley Snipes, Rza, Terrence Howard, T.i, Wesley Snipes Terrence Howard

Wu-Tang Clan Announce New Shows At Sydney Opera House In December

Celebrating 25 years since the release of Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), one of hip-hop’s most defining albums of all time, legendary East Coast rap group Wu-Tang Clan will make their Sydney Opera House debut this December, performing two exclusive Australian shows. Across two raucous nights, all nine members will perform together for the first time in Australia their critically-acclaimed debut album in full, in the round of the Concert Hall. Sydney Opera House Head of Contemporary Music, B...
Tags: New York, News, Australia, Sydney, Jazz, Wu Tang, West Coast, Wu Tang Clan, Staten Island, East Coast, Snoop Dogg, Opera House, Rza, Dre, Sydney Opera House, Ben Marshall

DJ MUGGS & MF DOOM – “Death Wish” (Feat. Freddie Gibbs)

As the legendary sonic mastermind behind Cypress Hill, DJ Muggs helped push rap production out into dark, brooding, sample-heavy psychedelia. Since then, he's worked with everyone from Ice Cube to Dr. Dre to RZA to GZA to Tricky, and now he's announced a new collaborative project called Assassination Day. More »
Tags: Music, Freddie Gibbs, Rza, Dre, GZA, Mf Doom, Dj Muggs, Cypress Hill DJ Muggs

Let's Be Real: Asian And Black Artists Aren't "Celebrating" Each Other Through Hip-Hop

In our new series #NotYourTokenAsian, R29's Asian & Pacific Islander staffers take on the pop products, stereotypes, and culture wars that surround Asian American identity. Stay tuned as we celebrate our multiplicity during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.If the Roseanne reboot taught us anything about the way a certain segment of white America looks at people of color, it came in the third episode when Roseanne Barr tried to flatten the Black and Asian American experience into one. Her c...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Fashion, Music, Japan, Abc, Nicki Minaj, China, America, Wu Tang, Iggy Azalea, Vietnam, Roseanne Barr, Black, Migos, Rza

Azealia Banks Talks Cardi B Criticism, Past Donald Trump Support & Bashes RZA On ‘The Breakfast Club’

With her new album Fantasea II coming in July, Azealia Banks is currently promoting its lead single “Anna Wintour.” The talented Harlem artist appeared on The Breakfast Club to speak on a wide range of topics and headlines she’s contributed to over the past year. During the near hour-long conversation, Banks opens up on making amends with Nicki Minaj, her past support of Donald Trump’s “bullshit” before becoming U.S. President, and currently listening to artists like Janelle Monáe, Donald Glo...
Tags: Interviews, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Azealia Banks, Jazz, Russell Crowe, Anna Wintour, Donald Trump, Harlem, Rza, Cardi B, Breakfast Club, Bodak Yellow, Janelle Monáe Donald Glover, Dave East Azealia

Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2018 free show lineup (RZA, Raphael Saadiq, Sun Ra Arkestra, Jamila Woods, more)

The 2018 Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival runs July 24 – August 12 with all manor of free music, dance and spoken word events... Continue reading… [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Music, Music News, Carly Rae Jepsen, Tour Dates, Rza, Bill Pearis, Habibi, Jamila Woods, Palo, Selena, Raphael Saadiq, Hal Willner, Fred Moten, Yemi Alade, Peter Wolf, Free Shows

Q&A With Rising Carson City, NV Based Hip Hop Artist Homage

Yo, my man Homage!!! Just want to say that your material is super dope, and your video “Ice Nine” definitely got me hooked!  Tell me a little about yourself. Where area code your rep and how long have you been making Hip Hop? Yo! Thanks man, I appreciate that. I rep the 775! Carson City, Nevada!! It’s the capital of Nevada, right next to Reno and Lake Tahoe. Come through, it’s dope. I’ve been rapping for six years or so but I didn’t start getting serious about recording songs until 2015. So let...
Tags: Jazz, Nevada, Reno, Dick, Chris, Rza, Herman Melville, Homage, Louie, Gregory Peck, Ahab, Carson City Nevada, Q&A Interviews, Carson City NV, Stef Kulla, Lucas Gomez

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