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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...
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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.
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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

RZA explains why he doesn't regret Wu-Tang's infamous 'Once Upon a Time in Shaolin' album, the only copy of which Martin Shkreli bought for $2 million

Wu-Tang Clan's de facto leader, RZA, said if he could do it all over again, he would still give his blessing to the creation of "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin." There was only one copy made of the double album and it became infamous when former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli bought it for $2 million. Shkreli was convicted of securities fraud in August of 2017, and is currently serving a seven-year prison sentence. Despite the album causing internal strife in the group, RZA told Bu...
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Review: A Wu-Tang Clan Documentary Captures the Group’s Wild Self-Invention

“Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men,” a four-part docuseries on Showtime, reveals the New York rap collective as individuals using art as a lifeline.
Tags: New York, Television, News, Showtime, Wu Tang, Group, Wu-tang Clan, Rza, Jenkins, Rap and Hip-Hop, Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men (TV Program, Sacha (1971-

AMC Theatres will bring reserved seating to most of its theaters by Memorial Day (AMC)

AMC Theatres will unveil reserved seating at most of its movie theaters, either online or at the theater locations, the company confirmed to Business Insider. The option has slowly been rolled out to new and renovated theaters, but by Memorial Day, reserved seating will be available at all AMC branded and AMC Dine-In theaters, according to Stephen Colanero, Chief Marketing Officer at AMC. Mobile ordering of food and beverages is also expanding at the chain. According to Colanero, the option to...
Tags: New York, Amc, US, San Francisco, Trends, Showtime, Amc Theatres, Jurassic World, Houston, Wu Tang Clan, Avengers, Business Insider, Rza, Adam Aron, Karen Gillan, Boston Denver

Showtime's 4-part Wu-Tang Clan documentary is so epic RZA calls it the 'bible' of the band

Legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan tells all in a new four-part documentary on Showtime, "Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men." Business Insider sat with Wu-Tang members RZA and U-God, as well as the movie's director Sacha Jenkins, to talk about pulling off the epic telling of the band's history. RZA and U-God also revealed the personal moments in their lives that were uncovered for the documentary that they were hesitant to allow on screen. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.   Twent...
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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

NewFronts Day 3: Wake-up with Wu-Tang at Hulu, Vice delivers dim sum, Vudu makes its first NYC pitch

At the start of the third day of the Digital Content NewFronts, it’s official—navigating these dog-and-pony shows while 7 months pregnant (as Jeanine Poggi, senior editor and our lead live-blogger this week, has been doing) is quite possibly the absolute worst. Either way, Ad Age will continue to be here, updating you along the way. Things kick off with Hulu, which ahead of its presentation announced it has topped 28 million U.S. users. Other Hulu announcements include a new binge-watching ad...
Tags: Advertising, Walmart, Wu Tang, Nancy Dubuc, Wu Tang Clan, Hulu, Rza, Madison Square Garden, VUDU, Jeanine Poggi, Hulu Theater, Ellen Digital Network

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...
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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

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Trailer: Jim Jarmusch and His Amazing Cast Battle the Undead

The trailer for Jim Jarmusch‘s The Dead Don’t Die is here, and it looks unlike anything the Only Lovers Left Alive director has done before. Jarmusch has gathered together one impressive cast to tell a zombie-comedy story. What’s it about? We’re not entirely sure. We just know that zombies are on the lose, and at one point, Tilda Swinton brandishes a samurai sword. Watch The Dead Don’t Die trailer below. The Dead Don’t Die Trailer Jim Jarmusch has made comedies before, but has he ever m...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Horror, Selena Gomez, Movie Trailers, Jim-Jarmusch, Tilda-Swinton, Rosie Perez, George Romero, Adam Driver, Rza, Iggy Pop, Tom, Don, Jarmusch, Sevigny

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

‘The Dead Don’t Die’, Jim Jarmusch’s Zombie Movie, Announces Its Impressive Cast, Summer Release Date

Having already covered vampires with Only Lovers Left Alive, Jim Jarmusch is moving on to zombies with The Dead Don’t Die. The indie auteur has put together one hell of a cast for this saga, and you can see the full lineup below. In addition to the complete cast announcement, The Dead Don’t Die now has an official release date: June 2019. Let’s bask in the amazingness of The Dead Don’t Die cast, shall we? Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Ca...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Selena Gomez, Jim-Jarmusch, Rosie Perez, Adam Driver, Craig, Murray, Rza, Iggy Pop, Philly, Tom, Focus Features, Jarmusch, Tilda-Swinton, Caleb Landry Jones

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

Shameik Moore, Ashton Sanders & More Join Hulu’s Wu-Tang Clan Series

Shameik Moore, Ashton Sanders & more join Hulu’s Wu-Tang Clan series The upcoming Hulu series, Wu-Tang: An American Saga based upon the New York rap group Wu-Tang Clan, has begun its casting with the additions of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse‘s Shameik Moore, Moonlight‘s Ashton Sanders, Messiah‘s Siddiq Saunderson, Ballers‘ Zolee Griggs, Get Out‘s Erika Alexander and Power‘s Marcus Callender, according to The Hollywood Reporter. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStan...
Tags: TV, New York, Movies, Showtime, Eminem, TV News, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Hulu, Brian Grazer, Dennis, Rza, Tao, Alexander, Bobby, Ghostface Killah

RZA and Ghostface Killah of Wu-Tang Team Up for Horror Movie

Wu-Tang’s RZA and Ghostface Killah team up for horror movie The Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA and Ghostface Killah are teaming up to produce the suspense/horror film Angel of Dust, per a report from Deadline. RZA, the ringleader of the global hip-hop group, will also direct the picture. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { va...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Showtime, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Staten Island, Ny, Rza, Ghostface Killah, Redick, Caruso, Casey, ComingSoon, Movie News, Shaun Redick, Matt Leslie

Stan Lee Memorial Celebration To Be Held January 30 in Hollywood

Stan Lee memorial celebration to be held January 30 in Hollywood Legion M, Agents of Mayhem, and filmmaker Kevin Smith have joined forces with POW! Entertainment to celebrate the life of the late comic book pioneer and prolific cameo actor Stan Lee, who passed away in November at the age of 95. The event, titled Excelsior! A Celebration of the Amazing, Fantastic, Incredible & Uncanny Life of Stan Lee will be held on January 30 at the TLC Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA. ...
Tags: Comics, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Wu Tang, Stan Lee, Smith, Rza, Kevin Smith, Lee, Hollywood CA, ComingSoon, Movie News, Tom DeSanto, Vincent D'onofrio, Rob Prior

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: An American Saga’ Drama Series Heading to Hulu

Prepare yourselves: a Wu-Tang Clan TV show is coming to Hulu. Wu-Tang: An American Saga, which hails from Alex Tse (Superfly) and original Wu-Tang Clan member and filmmaker The RZA, is heading to the streaming service. Here’s the interesting part: this won’t be a docuseries, but instead a 10-episode drama that will “explore and expand the world” of the influential hip-hop group. Read more about the new Wu-Tang Clan TV show below. Hulu has given Wu-Tang: An American Saga a straight-to-series o...
Tags: New York, Movies, Drama, Wu Tang, Musical, Wu-tang Clan, Hulu, East Coast, True Story, Brian-Grazer, Rza, Wu, Zack Snyder, TSE, Masta Killa, Imagine Entertainment

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