1. 'This Is How Things Get Messed Up': Raekwon's Music Business Advice

    April 07, 2016 1:50 PM EDT "You never know if they’re really down for the get-down." Wu-Tang Clan rapper Raekwon put on his mentor hat in a recent interview, saying that it’s important for young artists to keep their business interests and friends separate. Surrounding yourself with yes-men and hangers-on is…

  2. Wu-Tang Clan Was Investigated by FBI in Two 1999 Murders

    November 03, 2015 9:15 PM EST Members of the Wu-Tang Clan were investigated for allegedly ordering two men's murders in 1999, according to recently released documents.  The allegations come from a federal trial of two Staten Island drug kingpins, brothers Anthony and Harvey Christian, stating that two men may have…

  3. Raekwon Reflects on How 'Only Built 4 Cuban Linx' Came Together on 20-Year Anniversary: Exclusive

    August 01, 2015 9:00 AM EDT Raekwon also recalls RZA approaching him about being a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. On an otherwise uneventful Thursday night in Columbus, Ohio, the Only Built 4 Cuban Linx anniversary tour rolled through the Buckeye State and undertook its third stop. The crowd was typical of a Wu-Tang Clan…

  4. Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Vince Staples & Meek Mill: 2015 Is Rap's Best Year in Recent Memory (Opinion)

    July 13, 2015 4:30 PM EDT This is the year that the biggest hip-hop records stopped pandering & repeating and returned to disturbing & pioneering. It's no quiet sentiment that 2014 was far from a banner year for hip-hop, where full-length albums are concerned. Most of hip-hop's A-List sat the year…

  5. Raekwon Talks 'F.I.L.A.,' 'A Better Tomorrow' & More: 'Wu-Tang Will Make a Dope Album Again'

    May 05, 2015 2:48 PM EDT Twenty years ago, Raekwon dropped his debut LP, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx (August 1995), and in one fell swoop provided the hustler's blueprint for attaining the finer things in life. On his sixth LP, Fly International Luxurious Art , which hit stores April 28, the Chef, an now-elder…

  6. Green Day's Mike Dirnt, Cody Simpson, Scott Weiland Rock Rachael Ray's SXSW Feedback Party

    March 21, 2015 6:56 PM EDT The lure of free food won out over the inconvenience of rain and mud as TV's Rachael Ray hosted her eighth annual Feedback food and music party at South By Southwest on Saturday (March 21) at Stubb's Barbeque. Despite intermittent rain throughout the six-hour, free and open…

  7. Raekwon & Ghostface Killah Announce 'Only Built 4 Cuban Linx' Documentary, 'Purple Tape Files'

    January 26, 2015 8:08 PM EST Raekwon and Ghostface Killah visited Sundance over the weekend to preview their new documentary, Purple Tape Files , chronicling the creation and influence of Raekwon's solo debut album, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...  Watch Wu-Tang Clan' Protest Footage Compilation for 'A Better…

  8. Wu-Tang Clan to Release 'A Better Tomorrow,' 20th Anniversary Record, with Warner Bros. Records

    October 03, 2014 1:48 PM EDT Wu-Tang Clan won't die this year. Warner Bros. Records will be the home of the Wu-Tang Clans 's forthcoming record A Better Tomorrow , Billboard has confirmed with the label. The record will be released on later this year -- still well within the legal limits for the group to…

  9. Publishing Briefs: Raekwon to Scion Three, Warner/Chappell Signs The-Dream, SESAC Nabs Zac Brown

    August 26, 2014 10:43 AM EDT --  Warner/Chappell Music  has signed an agreement to extend its global music publishing agreement with  Terius "The-Dream" Nash , which covers the artist/songwriter's entire catalog, including such songs as Rihanna 's "Umbrella," Beyonce 's "Single…

  10. Which Fall Releases Have Blockbuster Retail Potential?

    August 25, 2014 12:52 PM EDT With streaming curtailing downloads and the holiday shopping season suffering sales erosion in five of the last seven years, retailers can feel buoyed by how the fourth-quarter release schedule is shaping up. One music retailer says that October alone could be the strongest in years,…

  11. The Beef: RZA & Raekwon Bicker Over Wu-Tang Clan's 'A Better Tomorrow' Album

    April 22, 2014 2:35 PM EDT In the past month, RZA and Raekwon have expressed their frustration against one another and on the Wu-Tang Clan's upcoming release, "A Better Tomorrow." The album is the group's first release since their 2007 "8 Diagrams," and will accompany the one copy of the…

  12. Wu-Tang Clan Release New Track 'Keep Watch': Listen

    March 19, 2014 6:57 AM EDT The wait for new Wu-Tang Clan music is over. The influential New York-based rap collective has dropped “Keep Watch,” the first track lifted from the long-overdue new album “A Better Tomorrow”. Singer Nathaniel provides vocals in the chorus and long-time Wu-Tang collaborator DJ Mathematics…

  13. Mobb Deep Reveals 'The Infamous Mobb Deep' Album Cover: Exclusive

    February 18, 2014 11:53 AM EST Two months before its release, Mobb Deep reveals the album cover for "The Infamous Mobb Deep." Check it out above, premiered here on The Juice. Mobb Deep is celebrating the 20-year anniversary of their "The Infamous" album (April, 1995) a year early, with the double disc…

  14. RZA on Wu-Tang Clan: 'We Can't Wait Seven Years for Another Album'

    November 21, 2013 7:37 PM EST RZA sees the latest Wu-Tang Clan endeavor as the end of the influential rap group as we know it. The 44-year-old Wu-Tang leader and producer says he's still six weeks or so away from finishing the Clan's overdue new album "A Better Tomorrow." The process has made him…

  15. Wu-Tang Clan's 'Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)' at 20: Classic Track-By-Track Review

    November 08, 2013 1:13 PM EST I didn't enter the Wu-Tang on November 9, 1993, the date that "36 Chambers" was released. I, like many others, discovered that they were nothing to fuck with years later -- specifically, 11 years later, when a friend gave me a 2004 compilation album, "Legend of the Wu…

  16. Rapsody's Wale-Assisted, 'Dark Knights': Exclusive Song Premiere

    July 15, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Rapsody's 'She Got Game' mixtape will drop on August 20. Close to a year after releasing her debut album, "The Idea of Beautiful," Rapsody readies her fifth mixtape, "She Got Game," due August 20. In anticipation for her Gangsta Grillz mixtape, hosted by…

  17. Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey & More Surprise At Summer Jam XX

    June 03, 2013 7:55 AM EDT Rap's new class dominates: Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz New York City radio station Hot 97 celebrated its 20th annual Summer Jam concert with young rappers who are dominating the charts, a respected veteran hip-hop group and a slew of surprises. Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Nicki…

  18. Get On Down Records Releases Nas 'Illmatic' 'Gold Edition' Deluxe Box Set

    December 10, 2012 2:25 PM EST Get On Down is releasing a limited "Gold Edition" deluxe box set of Nas ' "Illmatic" in time for the holidays. There are two packages that became available to all fans on Get On Down's site today (Dec. 10): a CD & LP deluxe bundle ($ 49.94 ) and CD-only…

  19. Cannibal Ox Returns: Inside The 'Cold Vein' Follow-Up

    November 29, 2012 1:40 PM EST Acclaimed rap duo reconnects 11 years after their debut album. In 2001, Cannibal Ox -- the Harlem hip-hop duo of Vast Aire and Vordul Mega -- released "The Cold Vein," a sinewy space odyssey of a rap LP that was hailed by underground fans and critics alike for its gritty depiction…

  20. Raekwon, GZA, Yelawolf and More Anchor Atlanta's A3C Festival 2012

    October 16, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Before Eminem came calling, Yelawolf was ripping through sets at the annual A3C Hip Hop Fest in Atlanta. "I did A3C twice, I think," the rapper tells The Juice. "First year, there was a small room, just a few people and I was doing records that weren't even out. They weren…

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