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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

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

Wu-Tang Clan Announce New EP Dropping This Week

Wu-Tang Clan’s long-awaited Of Mics and Men documentary premiered last week on Showtime. Directed by Sacha Jenkins, the four-part documentary gives viewers an in-depth look at the iconic group’s journey in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). On Tuesday (May 14), the Staten Island collective announced a new project will drop this Friday (May 17), to coincide with the documentary. “You’ve seen episode 1/ Wu documentary by now (and if you h...
Tags: Showtime, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Staten Island, Music News, Wu, Sacha Jenkins

Wu-Tang Clan Announce New EP Out This Friday

The much-anticipated Wu-Tang Clan documentary premiered on Showtime last week, honoring the 25th anniversary of the group's debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Of Mics And Men takes viewers through the history and rise of Wu-Tang. Now, they've announced a new EP, set to drop this Friday, to accompany the Sacha Jenkins-directed … More »
Tags: Music, News, Showtime, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Sacha Jenkins

Wu-Tang Clan Reveal Details For Wu-Tang Clan District Day Happening May 4th On Staten Island

On May 4th, 2019 The Wu-Tang Clan will re-envision the area that once served as their playground.  Coinciding with the official street naming of The Wu-Tang District, the area on Sobel Ct between Targee St and Park Hill Ave will be transformed into a vision of a community center and playground ‘for the children.  From the streets of Park Hill and Stapleton in the early 1990s, The Wu-Tang Clan was born.  This iconic hip-hop group has remained connected to its hometown since its inception. In 201...
Tags: New York, News, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Staten Island, Park Hill, Stapleton, Wu Tang District, Targee St and Park Hill Ave, Children Family Community Clan Care, Debi Rose, Park Hill Stapleton, Targee St Park Hill, Staten Island Park Hill, Stapleton Community

Wu-Tang Clan Perform “Triumph” on ‘The Tonight Show’

The mighty Wu-Tang Clan made their return to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (Apr. 24). The promote their upcoming Of Mics and Men documentary set to premiere next month, the legendary Staten Island group performed their timeless classic “Triumph” on the late-night show. Directed by Sacha Jenkins, the four-part documentary is an in-depth look at the iconic group’s journey and celebrates the 25th anniversary of their debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Produced by...
Tags: Television, Jimmy Fallon, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Staten Island, Performances, Showtime Continue, Sacha Jenkins

Listen to My Top 5 Albums from Rick Ross

Last week for my Music Monday, we looked at the top 5 albums from the Wu-Tang Clan.  This week, we head to the 305 and celebrated one of the better artists of this generation. Rick Ross have teased that his new album, Port of Miami 2: Born to Kill will drop this year. Rick Ross’s third album, Deeper than Rap was released 10 years ago yesterday. As mentioned before, Rick Ross have one of the best discographies you’ll ever listen to. With Ross having such an impressive catalog, we’re going to li...
Tags: Montana, Jay Z, Nicki Minaj, Nas, Hip Hop, Amsterdam, Jazz, Rick Ross, Miami, Lil Wayne, John Legend, Wu Tang Clan, Birdman, Ross, Teflon Don, Blog Hops & memes

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

Mos Def is Releasing a New Album Called ‘Negus’ (But You Can’t Buy or Stream It)

Remember when Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def) announced that he was sitting on two albums, including one with Mannie Fresh? Well, he’s finally releasing the solo joint, titled Negus. Sort of. Read more after the jump… Taking a page out of Wu-Tang Clan’s book, the Brooklyn rapper is set to debut the new album at various “sound installations” around the world, with the music taking on a new form in each city. Dates and locations have yet to be announced. The main difference between this and Wu’s m...
Tags: London, Brooklyn, Jazz, Wu Tang Clan, Mos Def, Polaroid, Talib Kweli, Music News, Yondr, Black Star, Yasiin Bey, Bey, Yasiin Bey fka Mos Def, Wu, Mannie Fresh, Negus

New Video: Teyana Taylor “Issues/Hold On”

Despite her KTSE sophomore album not getting the promotion and respect it deserved, Teyana Taylor has continued to promote the project with some memorable music videos. The R&B singer, who recently received plenty of praise by Sir Elton John for her captivating album, returns with a video for “Issues/Hold On.” Directed by Taylor herself, the love story co-stars A$AP Rocky, with cameos by A$AP Ferg, Tyler, the Creator and Lori Harvey. In the vintage clip, Teyana deals with her on-screen lover’...
Tags: Videos, Elton John, Jazz, Wu Tang Clan, Taylor, AP Rocky, Teyana Taylor, Lori Harvey, KTSE Medley, Teyana Taylor Releases Five, Issues/Hold On, AP Ferg Tyler

2019: The State Of Sampling

In this piece, the team at Tracklib took a deep dive into the state of sampling in 2019, breaking down who's sampling what, the rationale behind it, what the preferred software (and hardware) is, plus some of the past year's most prominent sampling moments. __________________________________ Guest post by Oskar of Tracklib What’s the overall state of sampling right now? The Tracklib team dug deep into statistics from 2018's music to answer this question. A full overview like this ha...
Tags: Music, London, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, US, Atlanta, James Brown, Kanye West, Yoko Ono, Guest Post, Lady Gaga, Bmw, Drake, Prince, Cuba, Wu Tang Clan

Breaks With Tradition: “I Walk On Guilded Splinters”

Twenty-five years ago today, Beck dropped Mellow Gold and disappointed at least a few of my friends who were expecting to hear more songs like "Loser." I kinda don't blame them: "Loser" is one of the most miraculously strange Top 10 hits of the last quarter century, the culmination of Beck's anti-folk tendencies meeting up … More »
Tags: Music, Beck, The Cure, Wu-tang Clan, Beastie Boys, Breaks With Tradition, Johnny Jenkins, NehruvianDOOM, Tuff Crew

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

Listen Up

Rowdy rap, haunting electro-pop and more new tunes this week Jessie Ware: Adore You Mellow and a little haunting, Jessie Ware‘s new song “Adore You” (co-written and produced by Metronomy’s Joseph Mount) is a sublime return to the London-based singer/songwriter’s electronic roots. The house-pop track is airy and delicate, and Ware’s vocals are perfectly pared back to match. Part ballad, part disco tune, this is …
Tags: Music, Design, London, Disco, Pop, Hip-hop, Jessie Ware, Metronomy, Wu-tang Clan, Listenup, New Music, Electro, Ghostface Killah, Ware, Electro-pop, Listen Up

Czarface + Ghostface Killah: Mongolian Beef

Back in 2013, Wu-Tang Clan’s Inspectah Deck joined forces with 7L and Esoteric to form Czarface, a supergroup of undeniable ferociousness. Czarface has just dropped “Mongolian Beef,” from their forthcoming album Czarface Meets Ghostface—the trio’s collaboration with Wu-Tang’s Ghostface Killah. With those details out of the way, listeners are left with a rowdy track that puts everyone’s talents to rapid-fire use. Paired with Shawn Johnson’s collage-like video, it’s …
Tags: Music, Design, Music Videos, Culture, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, New Music, Ghostface Killah, Shawn Johnson, Czarface

Chicago Legend John Monopoly Talks Kanye West, Jay-Z, Don C & More on ‘A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal’

On the latest episode of A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, Eric and Jeff Rosenthal chop it up with one of the most important figures in Chicago hip-hop over the last three decades, John Monopoly. Continue reading after the jump… In this hour-and-a-half-interview, the veteran promoter/manager/A&R/label executive discusses his early days running Chicago’s nightlife scene with his cousin Don C (including promoting Jay-Z and Wu-Tang Clan’s first shows in the city), dealing with bipolar disorde...
Tags: Podcasts, Interviews, Chicago, Kanye West, Jazz, Wu Tang Clan, Jay, Kanye, Don, Eric, Missy Elliott, Jeff Rosenthal, Ye, Syleena Johnson, Itsthereal, Virgil Abloh

Showtime drops trailer for its ‘Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men’ docuseries

Showtime released the first trailer for its four-part documentary Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men, chronicling the evolution of Wu-Tang Clan, one of the most influential and acclaimed rap groups of all time. The post Showtime drops trailer for its ‘Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men’ docuseries appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Music, News, Trends, Showtime, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Movies & TV, Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men

Styx kicks off City National Grove of Anaheim’s 20th anniversary celebration

On Sept. 4, 1999, rock band Styx became the first group to grace the stage at City National Grove of Anaheim, then known as The Sun Theatre. The yellow and tan-colored, multi-use entertainment venue, located off Katella Avenue in between Disneyland and Honda Center, is easy to spot with its giant branded water tower. The building along the northern edge of the Angel Stadium parking lot had briefly served as an awards show-themed restaurant, Tinseltown Studios, in 1998 but the concept failed to t...
Tags: Music, Glen Campbell, Los Angeles, Sport, Earth, Rock, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Bryan Ferry, Brian Wilson, Willie Nelson, Fleetwood Mac, Wu Tang, Disneyland, Stevie Nicks

NYC to name streets after Notorious B.I.G., Wu-Tang Clan, and Woody Guthrie

The New York City Council voted to rename streets after hip-hop artists Christopher Wallace (aka the Notorious BIG) and the Wu-Tang Clan and folk musician/activist Woodie Guthrie. If Mayor Bill de Blasio gives his final approval, a block in Brooklyn where Notorious B.I.G. was raised will be called Christopher Wallace Way, Staten Island will have a Wu-Tang Clan District, and part of Coney Island's Mermaid Avenue will be renamed Woody Guthrie Way to celebrate his 1940s home. From Rolling Stone: ...
Tags: Post, Music, News, NYC, New York City, Woody Guthrie, History, Brooklyn, Streets, Wu Tang Clan, Mccarthy, Coney Island, New York City Council, Christopher Wallace, Mermaid Avenue, Leroy McCarthy

Wu-Tang Clan, Woody Guthrie, Notorious B.I.G. Getting NYC Street Names

A number of notable New York City musicians are getting streets re-named after them in their honor. As WNYC/Gothamist reports, last week the New York City Council voted to approve street co-naming changes for Wu-Tang Clan, Woody Guthrie, and (as previously reported) the Notorious B.I.G. More »
Tags: Music, News, New York City, Woody Guthrie, Wu-tang Clan, New York City Council, The Notorious B.I.G, WNYC Gothamist, Wu Tang Clan Woody Guthrie

New Video: Teyana Taylor Feat. Wu-Tang Clan “Gonna Love Me (Remix)”

It’s a classic New York hood love story in the music video for Teyana Taylor’s “Gonna Love Me” remix. Directed by Taylor herself, the visual is filmed in the Harlem singer’s hometown where she draws inspiration from her favorite R&B videos from the 90s. Frustrated with the drama back home with Ghostface Killah, the G.O.O.D. Music songstress goes out for a stroll before ending up at house party. Things get testy as a dancing Teyana spots Ghostface flirting with another chick and soon after a b...
Tags: Videos, New York, Jazz, Wu-tang Clan, Taylor, Harlem, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Teyana Taylor, Method Man, Teyana Taylor Feat Wu Tang Clan, TT GFK, KTSE Medley

Wu-Tang Clan Announce 2 Shows In Philadelphia & New York City In January 2019

Fresh off the 25th anniversary of their debut album – Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) – the Wu-Tang Clan have today announced shows in Philadelphia and New York City. The iconic New York group will be playing in Philadelphia on January 25th at the Franklin Music Hall, and in New York City on January 26th at Terminal 5. These upcoming east coast dates will be the Wu-Tang Clan’s first US shows of 2019, coming on the heels of 4 sold-out shows at the Sydney Opera House and a small New Zealan...
Tags: New York, News, New York City, US, New Zealand, Jazz, Wu Tang, Philadelphia, Wu Tang Clan, Staten Island, Sydney Opera House, New York Check, Franklin Music Hall

Watch Wu-Tang Clan’s NPR Tiny Desk Concert

The 25th anniversary celebrations for Wu-Tang Clan’s seminal debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) continue as the legendary rap crew take part in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series. The bad news: Meth and Ghostface were nowhere to be seen. The good news: RZA, Raekwon, GZA, Inspectah Deck, Masta Killa, Cappadonna and U-God ran through a 20-minute medley of Wu bangas including “Triumph,” “Protect Ya Neck” and “C.R.E.A.M.” ODB’s son, Young Dirty Bastard, was also on hand to take the performa...
Tags: Jazz, Wu Tang, Npr, Wu-tang Clan, Wu, Performances, Tiny Desk Concert, Young Dirty Bastard, Masta Killa Cappadonna, U God, DJ Filthy Rich, RZA Raekwon GZA Inspectah, Instagram New York City, Bring da Ruckus Protect Ya Neck

Shorties (December's Best Books, The Dirty Projectors' Tiny Desk Concert, and more)

Vulture and Literary Hub previewed December's best books. The Dirty Projectors played a Tiny Desk Concert. 26 "best books of 2018" lists were added to Largehearted Boy's master aggregation Monday (bringing the total to 481), including including The Globe and Mail’s best books, The Times and The Sunday Times’ best fiction, & Book Riot’s best audiobooks. December's best eBook deals Drowned in Sound interviewed Dumb Angel's Shaun Mason. The New Yorker examined the ethics of litera...
Tags: Music, David, The Times, Wu Tang Clan, Globe, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Literary Hub, Nuruddin Farah, Jonathan Lethem, Anna St Louis, Shaun Mason, Madeline L Engle Stream, Sofia Bolt GQ, Toro y Moi Cultured Vultures

Wu Tang Clan C.R.E.A.M for Throwback Thursday

It’s hard to believe that its been 25 years since the Wu Tang Clan released their iconic debut album. The Wu Tang Clan is one of the greatest groups in hip hop history. Raekwon, Ghostface Killah and the GZA all have released at least one classic album. Method Man is one of the wittiest MCs that have ever touched the mic. We all can agree that the Wu Tang Clan have went on to do massive things in hip hop. My Throwback Thursday track is from the iconic Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) joint. One ...
Tags: Hip Hop, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu Tang Clan, Throwback Thursday, Raekwon Ghostface Killah

The Number Ones: Henry Mancini’s “Love Theme From Romeo And Juliet“

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present. More »
Tags: Music, Wu-tang Clan, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Romeo And Juliet, Henry Mancini, Desmond Dekker, The Number Ones, Nino Rota

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