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Happy 50th Birthday To Wu Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killaaaaaahhh!!!

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On this day in 1970, rapper/actor Dennis Coles aka Ghostface Killah was born. The chamber of eccentricity comes almost exclusively from Tony Starks, who has been compared to the likes of Slick Rick with his signature, six inch high eagle bracelet and other excessively gaudy jewels. At the foundation of the Wu saga, Ghost’s face […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Ol’ Dirty Bastard Released ‘Return Of The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version’ 25 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. […]

Mother Of Wu Tang Clan’s Cappadonna Passes Away

According to a confirmed report from sources close to the Clan, The Northstar Group/The Source Magazine regrets to report the news that the mother of Cappadonna of the Wu Tang Clan has passed away. Sadly, she died the day after The Pillage rapper’s birthday. Ms. Linda Hill, who his most affectionately known in her Park […]

Happy 49th 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. 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 raised the bar for the […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Wu-Tang Clan Dropped “C.R.E.A.M.” Single 26 Years Ago

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On this date in 1994, the legendary Staten Island, NY collective known as the Wu-Tang Clan released one of the crew’s most memorable songs to date; “C.R.E.A.M.(Cash Rules Everything Around Me)” from their debut album Enter The 36 Chambers. Recorded in Firehouse studios in NYC, Wu-Tang Clan leader/advisor The RZA sampled The Charmels’ 1967 song, […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Ghostface Killah’s ‘Supreme Clientele’ LP Turns 20!

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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. RZA oversaw the production […]

Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon The Chef Turns 50!

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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 proportions. Along with his Wu bloodkin, Rae has appeared on every […]

WTC’s Raekwon Announces ‘The Appetition’ EP

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After celebrating his 50th revolution around the sun, Wu-Tang Clan swordsman Raekwon The Chef announced his latest release titled The Appetition. For those who would like to know the definition of an “appetition”: appetition  (ˌæpəˈtɪʃən)n a desire or craving directed towards a specific object, goal, or purpose Advertisement The EP is a joint effort with Red Bull that was created at the Red Bull Music Studios […]

Wu-Tang Clan Affiliate Shyheim FREE After Serving Five Years In Prison

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After sitting in a prison cell for five years, Shyheim Franklin aka Shyheim the Rugged Child was released today from a New York State prison. Shyheim turned himself into authorities after about a month on the run following a hit-and-run accident in which one person was killed. The 40-year-old former child prodigy was originally booked […]

Wu Tang Clan Advisor, OG Popa Wu Passes Away At Age 63

It has been confirmed through several reports that Freedum “Popa Wu” Allah passed away this morning in his home in Brooklyn, New York. He was 63 years old. Popa Wu, who was most affectionately known as “Freedum” to his loved ones, was best known to the world as the Wu Tang Clan’s consigliere of righteousness, […]