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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.
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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


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


The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The first part of Of Mics And Men, the four-hour Wu-Tang Clan documentary, airs on Showtime this weekend. I am ready. This week's picks are below. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Showtime, Diplo, Wu Tang, Straight To Video, Mac Demarco, Open Mike Eagle, Cam, Lizzo, Lance Bangs, Brandon Dermer, Sean Campos, Slowthai, The Rest, William Sipos


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...
Tags: Trends, Showtime, Wu Tang, Amc Theatres, Wu Tang Clan, Martin Shkreli, Rza, Shkreli, Wu, Tarik Azzougarh, eBay Shkreli, Wu Wu Tang


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-


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...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Hollywood, China, New York City, Trends, Showtime, Ohio, Wu Tang, Wu Tang Clan, Staten Island, Rza, Jenkins, Wu, Dominic, Sacha


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


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


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


Hulu Orders Nine Perfect Strangers Straight to Series

Hulu orders Nine Perfect Strangers straight to series Hulu’s programming slate continues to grow. Earlier today, the streaming service announced that Nicole Kidman and producer Bruna Papandrea will adapt Liane Moriarty’s best-selling book Nine Perfect Strangers via their respective production companies, Blossom Films and Made Up Stories. David E. Kelley and Edge of Tomorrow writer John Henry Butterworth will serve as showrunners as well as co-write the series. Nine Perfect Strangers takes pl...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, TV, Movies, Nicole Kidman, Alaska, Wu Tang, Dc, Bruna Papandrea, Hulu, Damien Chazelle, Kidman, David E. Kelley, Saari, Liane Moriarty, John Henry Butterworth


Tuesday, April 30 Filming Locations for Wu-Tang: American Saga, Younger, & more!

Here’s a look at various filming locations for April 30, 2019: Filming in California TV Series: Strange Angel Location: 515 S Norton Ave, Los Angeles (1:00 PM – 10:00 PM) Filming in New York Movie: The Undoing Stars: Nicole Kidman Location: Kaufman Astoria Studios, Astoria Movie: Hustlers Stars: Jennifer Lopez Location: 43rd Ave and 21st […] The post Tuesday, April 30 Filming Locations for Wu-Tang: American Saga, Younger, & more! appeared first on On Location Vacations.
Tags: New York, Movies, California, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lopez, Wu Tang, Daily Filming Locations, Norton Ave Los Angeles, Kaufman Astoria Studios Astoria Movie


Wu-Tang Clan Rock Hometown Crowd at ‘Of Mics and Men’ Tribeca Premiere

Just minutes before premiering “Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men” at New York’s Beacon Theatre Thursday night during the Tribeca Film Festival, director Sacha Jenkins stepped up to the podium and gave a “freestyle” for his speech, emphasizing that the Wu-Tang Clan story is an American success story. “I wanted to make a film to […]
Tags: New York, News, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Tribeca Film Festival, Tribeca Premiere, Sacha Jenkins, Tribeca Film Festival 2019, Clan Rock Hometown Crowd


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


Tribeca Film Festival: 10 Music Docs We’re Excited to See

While the Tribeca Film Festival usually has strong music entries, this year has such a bounty that narrowing our top picks down to 10 was a challenge. This year’s offerings range from documentaries on the legendary Apollo Theater, the Wu-Tang Clan and Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman to music-adjacent films like Danny Boyle’s “Yesterday” (about […]
Tags: News, Danny Boyle, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Woodstock, Linda Ronstadt, Bill Wyman, Tribeca Film Festival


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


New to Hulu in May 2019: All the Movies and Shows Coming and Going

New to Hulu in May 2019: All the movies and shows coming and going Hulu has revealed their slate of new movies and TV shows that will be arriving and those that will be departing on the streaming service next month. The new arrivals for Hulu in May 2019 include: Into the Dark: All That We Destroy: Episode 8 Premiere (Hulu Original) (5/3) PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gp...
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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


Coachella 2019: How the festival survived and thrived to reach its 20th year

As the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival marks its 20th anniversary this weekend, it’s easy to forget what a rare and unexpected surprise the very first fest was in 1999. First of all, most of you weren’t there – only 20,000 or so fans “filled” the Empire Polo Field to hear artists such as the Chemical Brothers and Beck, Rage Against the Machine and Tool. Second, those few who were there had never seen anything like it. Crisp green grass instead of asphalt or dirt. Reasonable prices at the ...
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TNW2019 Daily: On the right track

We have only 36 days left until TNW2019, our tech conference in Amsterdam! Here are some fun facts about the number 36: It appears in the title of Wu-Tang Clan’s album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) +36 is the area code of Hungary It’s the number of gallons in a beer barrel There will be lots of beer at TNW Conference on May 9 and 10 – and no one will go Hungary, thanks to our many food trucks. We’ll also definitely play some Wu-Tang at our afterparty. So, with only 36 days to go, you should m...
Tags: Startups, Events, Hungary, Amsterdam, Wu Tang, Wu Tang Clan, Insider, TNW2019


Q&A With Rising Underground Hip Hop Artist Sullee J

We are extremely excited to have featured your latest album “Spear”, being an artist we never of heard before this, please tell us who is Sullee Justice? How did your Hip Hop brand come about? Sullee Justice was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. He has amassed a global following with his lyrical, captivating positive sound of Hip Hop. Sullee J stands for Society’s Undisputed Liberating Lyricist Expressing & Exemplifying Justice. My brand came out with the intention to change the world one...
Tags: Jazz, Wu Tang, Detroit, Baltimore, Chicago Il, Nwa, Baltimore Maryland, Spotify Pandora, Q&A Interviews, Spear, Sullee Justice, Sullee J, Matt Bittman, Michael Seger, Raffaele Merighi Lezter, MannyMade Tozu Productions Boyfifty Chris Wheeler


Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 13

Are you ready for the weekend? We have reached Friday and hopefully it’ll be nice this weekend wherever you’re located. With it being Friday, you know it’s time for another Mixtape Friday. We started the week off with the Instructions joint from Jermaine Dupri. This was the follow up to his Life in 1472 project. Up next was the Ice Cream Man from Master P. When it comes to the Ice Cream Man, that’s one of the southern classic from the mid-90s. The Champ is Here Pt. 3 from Jadakiss followed. Th...
Tags: Atlanta, Hip Hop, Jazz, Wu Tang, Jadakiss, Raekwon, Jermaine Dupri, DMX, Mystikal, Nate Dogg, Blog Hops & memes, Mixtape Friday, Jadakiss Mixtape, Jermaine Dupri Ballin, Skull Dugrey Wu Tang


Coachella festival memories: Seeing people fall into each other’s arms – and off the stage

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is less than a month away. Current and past members of the staff at the Southern California News Group and its 11 papers have covered the festival since its first year at the Empire Polo Club in Indio in October 1999. As the festival gets closer, we’re revisiting some of our coverage over the years. (We’ve already posted photos from the very first Coachella, as well as all of the headlining performances from 1999-2009 and 2010-2018). Sign up for our ...
Tags: California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Wu Tang, Coachella, Stagecoach, Wu Tang Clan, Iggy, Chester, Don, Jennifer, Stan, Coachella Valley Music, Roger Waters