Where's 'Brooklyn' At?
Wu-Tang Clan member Masta Killa returns this week with his sophomore album, "Made in Brooklyn," via Nature Sounds.Wu-Tang Clan member Masta Killa returns this week with his sophomore album, "Made in Brooklyn," via Nature Sounds. The set features appearances from the entire Wu-Tang Clan, including RZA, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon and Method Man. MF Doom, Pete Rock and PF Cuttin are among the album's producers. It's the follow-up to 2004's "No Said Date."
"Having the opportunity to work with producers and other emcees from my 'hood -- East New York, Brooklyn -- was definitely something I wanted to do for a long time," says Masta Killa. "'No Said Date' was a pretty good pot of stew. From the chef's position, I was told not to change too many ingredients [and] just give the same dish again, so I tried to stay consistent with that."
Wu-Tang has just regrouped for several shows, dubbed the Tribute to ODB tour. "I'm looking forward to that. It's a chance for a lot of the hip-hop fans that have been waiting to see Wu-Tang as a family [to see] all eight members on stage," says Masta Killa. "Even for us not having been onstage together for a long time, it's a good feeling and we want to bring that energy to our fans."