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Wu-Tang Clan

Wu-Tang Clan

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Emerging in 1993, when Dr. Dre's G-funk had overtaken the hip-hop world, the Staten Island, NY-based Wu-Tang Clan proved to be the most revolutionary rap group of the mid-'90s -- and only partially because of their music. Turning the standard concept of a hip-hop crew inside out, the…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Ol' Dirty Bastard took his name from the 1980 film Old Kung Fu Master a.k.a. Mad Mad Kung Fu a.k.a. Ol' Dirty & The Bastard.

    • Wu-Tang Clan was named Best Rap Group ever by The Source magazine in 2004.

    • Method Man and Ghostface have appearances in Def Jam Vendetta and Def Jam Fight For NY.

    • The members of Wu-Tang have appeared on the Dave Chappelle show as a musical guest twice. The first time in a sketch entitled "Wu-Tang Financial" and the second time in a sketch entitled "Racial Draft 2004", in which the group is drafted to become ethnically Asian.

    • Wu-Tang came out with the clothing line Wu-Wear in their early says of rapping.

    • The RZA is cousins with GZA and Ol' Dirty Bastard.

    • Method Man won a Grammy for I'll Be There For You/You're All I Need with Mary J. Blige.

    • The Rza appeared in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill.

    • Wu-Tang was featured in a game for the original PlayStation released on October 31, 1999, titled Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style.

    • Masta Killa took his name from the 1978 film Master Killer also known as The 36th Chamber of Shaolin.

    • Method Man took his name from the 1979 Film The Fearless Young Boxer a.k.a. Method Man.

    • Wu-Tang's is also know as "We Usually Take All Niggas' Garments," "Witty Unpredictable Talent And Natural Game" and "Wisdom, Universe, Truth, Allah, Nation, and God".

    • Wu-Tang's name came from the chinese word Wudang. The RZA and ODB adopted the name after thy saw the Kung-Fu movie Shaolin and Wu-Tang.

    • Wu-Tang is signed to Columbia Records.

  • Quotes

    • Wu-Tang Clan: The projects, lifeless like a Vietnam vet Constant war, sever threats of enemy conquest.

    • Wu-Tang Clan: The gospel was told, some souls it swallowed whole Mentally they fold, and they eventually sold their life and times, deadly like the virus design but too, minute to dilute, the scientist mind.

    • Wu-Tang Clan: It's hard to keep control, I bless those who seek a scroll Trying to reach a whole nation and break the sleeper hold Not a role model, I walk a hard road to follow I sold bottles of sorrow then chose poems and novels.

    • Wu-Tang Clan: Crooked cops comb my building complex that's in the rumble, streets are like a jungle, can't let my cypher crumble, vivid thoughts, devils resort to trick knowledge, they kick garbage, lust for chicks and quick dollars.

    • Wu-Tang Clan: In this New World the Order slaughter men, women, and children Ten feet gates surround the building keep us sealed in.

    • Wu-Tang Clan: All my live brothers, is locked down with high numbers The young hunger, blind to these lies, they die younger.