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Happy 50th Birthday to Wu-Tang Clan’s Masta Killa!

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On this date in 1970, the Wu-Tang Clan’s Jamel Irief was born in Brooklyn, New York and as fate would have it, morphed into being the most inconspicuous member of the legendary Wu-Tang Clan. Many emcees, DJs, and entertainers, in general, have an almost miraculous story of how they got on, but Masta Killa was […]

Dave East Set to Play Method Man in ‘Wu-Tang: An American Saga’

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Dave East is racking up his acting credits. According to Deadline, East is set as a series regular for Hulu’s Wu-Tang: An American Saga to portray the character Shotgun. Shotgun is known to be a popular Staten Islander who works as an assistant manager at a concession stand near the Statue of Liberty. He is […]

‘Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men’ is a Hip-Hop Culture Classic

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In 1937, John Steinbeck published Of Mice and Men, a novella about two men searching for an opportunity during the Great Depression and ultimately growing and finding themselves along the way. Despite the controversy surrounding the book (namely language and other adult themes), Of Mice and Men went on to become a literary classic that […]

Happy 48th Birthday to Wu-Tang Clan’s Masta Killa!

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On this date in 1970, the Wu-Tang Clan’s Jamel Irief was born in Brooklyn, New York and as fate would have it, morphed into being the most inconspicuous member of the legendary Wu-Tang Clan. Many emcees, DJs, and entertainers, in general, have an almost miraculous story of how they got on, but Masta Killa was […]

Ghostface Killah to Spearhead New Wu-Tang Clan Album

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In lieu of commemorating the 25th anniversary of their debut album Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), the Wu-Tang Clan embarked on performing the entire legendary LP live, which occurred this past weekend at Soundset Music Festival in Minnesota and another performance on Memorial Day (May 28) at the Movement Electronic Festival in Detroit. The class act […]

Ghostface Killah’s ‘Supreme Clientele’ Was Officially Released On This Day, 18 Years Ago

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Just eighteen years ago, on February 8, 2000, in the wake of Y2k, Ghostface Killah released his quintessential sophomore album Supreme Clientele. The album displays the advancement of the Wu-Tang Clan legend’s signature vocal velocity and a myriad of narratives starting from his mass appeal down to childhood flashbacks. Supreme Clientele dropped during a time where […]

Happy Birthday To Wu Tang Clan’s Masta Killa!

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The Source Magazine would like to send a Supreme salute to Jamel Irief aka Masta Killa of the legendary Wu Tang Clan who turned 46 today! Born Elgin Turner on this date in 1969 in Brooklyn, New York,  Masta Killa was the only member of the Clan whose goal was to be an emcee before […]