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Today in Hip-Hop History: Ol’ Dirty Bastard Released ‘Return Of The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version’ 26 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, Wu-Tang Clan’s Ol’ Dirty Bastard released his debut solo LP, Return of the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version. Released by Elektra Records, Return of the 36 Chambers was only the second solo LP by any Wu-Tang member. Largely produced by fellow Wu-Tang emcee RZA, the album had a mostly positive commercial reception. […]

Happy 50th Birthday To Wu Tang Clan’s Method Man!

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On this date in 1971, the Shaolin Island emcee who was virtually named after the term “John Blaze”, was born in Long Island, New York. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Admired for his unique voice and witty lyrics, Method Man is known for his one of a kind sound. The Long Island-born/Staten Island bred rapper […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: WTC’s Ghostface Killah Released His ‘Supreme Clientele’ LP 21 Years Ago

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On this date at the turn of the millennium, Ghostface Killah of the legendary Wu-Tang Clan released his second full-length album, Supreme Clientele. This album was the anticipated four-year follow-up to his critically acclaimed Iron Man debut. According to critics, this album has been ranked as Ghost’s best album to date. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Happy 51st Birthday To Wu Tang Clan’s Raekwon The Chef!

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On this date in 1970, Wu Tang Clan swordsman and lyrical legend Raekwon The Chef was born in Staten Island, New York. The Staten Island based emcee is one of the Wu’s most celebrated artists, with his Only Built 4 Cuban Linx projects reaching cult like following proprtions. Along with his Wu bloodkin, Rae has […]

RZA Assists CA’s Black Knights of the Northstar On “T.I.M.E. (Truth I Master Equally)”

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California’s Black Knights of the Northstar were discovered in 1997 by Wu-Tang Clan‘s founder and leader, RZA, becoming the first group from the West Coast to be signed to Wu-Tang Records.  The group later separated in 2000 into two groups: Black Knights (Crisis, Rugged Monk, Holocaust and Doc Doom) and Northstar (Christ Bearer and Meko The Pharaoh), while still continuing to work closely […]

Happy 52nd Birthday ODB (RIP)! Top Five Most Memorable Ol’ Dirty Bastard Moments

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, we celebrate the birth of one of the culture’s brightest stars, the late, great Russell Jones, affectionately known to the Hip-Hop world as Ol’ Dirty Bastard. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information To Hip Hop, Dirt Dog was more than a rapper. His personality and ostentatious demeanor were representatives of the […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Wu-Tang Clan’s ODB Passes Away 16 Years Ago

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On this date in 2004, Russell Jones, who is better known to the world as Ason Unique aka Ol’ Dirty Bastard, was found unresponsive in an NYC recording studio and died moments later; merely two days before his 36th birthday. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to the medical examiner, Dirty died from an apparent […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Method Man and Redman Released Their Joint Debut LP ‘Blackout!’ 21 Years Ago

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On this date in 1999, Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man and Def Quad standout Redman collaborated on their first full-length studio album entitled Blackout! on the Def Jam Recording imprint. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Serving as a prequel to their 2001 blockbuster silver screen debut in How High, Red and Meth’s debut album, which […]

Downtown Music Publishing Signs Deal To Represent Wu Tang Clan Catalog

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Downtown Music Publishing today announced the signing of a global publishing administration agreement with Wu-Tang Productions, and owners Robert “RZA” Diggs and Mitchell “Divine” Diggs, to represent the iconic hip-hop group’s interest in songs from its back catalog of classic albums — as well as select works co-written or produced by individual Wu-Tang Clan members […]

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