1. Method Man Says Waiting 88 Years for Wu-Tang Clan's 'Once Upon a Time in Shaolin' Is 'Stupid'

    March 04, 2015 6:49 PM EST The Wu-Tang Clan 's getting a lot of attention for its announcement that the secret, one-of-a-kind, Cher - featuring Once Upon a Time in Shaolin album won't be available for the public to purchase for 88 years . But member Method Man is of the opinion that the idea of waiting…

  2. Kanye West Welcomes Surprise Guests at Surprise London Concert

    March 04, 2015 7:36 AM EST With one tweet on Tuesday, Kanye West announced he would be taking the stage at an intimate London venue that same night. And, judging by the reports that have since surfaced, the rapper did not disappoint. West took the stage at Koko in London on March 3, where he was joined by Big Sean, Wu…

  3. You Might Be Dead Before Wu-Tang Clan's 'Once Upon A Time In Shaolin' Comes Out

    March 02, 2015 9:55 PM EST The Wu-Tang Clan 's secret one-of-a-kind, Cher - featuring album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin that's being sold to the highest bidder now has an auction going. But unless you're willing to dish out the dough, chances are you won't hear this album for at least 88 years, if…

  4. Album Review: Ghostface Killah & BadBadNotGood's 'Sour Soul' Sounds Sweet

    February 23, 2015 4:23 PM EST Ghostface Killah 's full-length collaborative album with jazz troupe BadBadNotGood isn't your standard wine-and-cheese affair. On the impressive Sour Soul , the Canadian trio that built its profile through Odd Future and Gucci Mane covers bangs out rich blaxploitation-invoking live…

  5. Action Bronson: 'I Don't Have Any Pressure on Me, Because I Don't Give a F---'

    February 20, 2015 1:18 PM EST In the dark basement dining room at TaiPan Fusion, a Chinese restaurant located near the Long Island Expressway in Queens, Ariyan Arslani, the 31-year-old rapper known as Action Bronson , pauses mid-sentence, wrinkles his nose and wiggles his legs uncomfortably in his red leather seat. "…

  6. Jon Stewart's 10 Best Music Moments from 'The Daily Show'

    February 10, 2015 9:30 PM EST With word Jon Stewart will be departing The Daily Show after nearly 17 years, we look back on the host's culture-shaping career with fondness. From battling Mike Huckabee over his criticism of  Beyoncé , to hosting all of the Wu-Tang Clan  and defending Dave Grohl 's worth versus a…

  7. Iggy Azalea's Almost-Collabo With Ghostface and Raekwon and More Insider Scoop

    February 02, 2015 6:16 PM EST Wu Wooing Iggy? Iggy Azalea was dissed by Snoop Dogg , but Wu-Tang Clan may have her back. Rumor has it Ghostface and Raekwon wanted to perform with Azalea at her sold-out show at  Billboard 's Winterfest at Sundance but their schedules didn't allow it.  'Big Grams' Update…

  8. Marvel's Editor-in-Chief Talks Pete Rock and Run The Jewels, 'Preacher' and 'Ant-Man'

    January 29, 2015 2:14 PM EST Earlier this month, around the same time that Run The Jewels were preparing for an appearance on Conan , Axel Alonso , the Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics, was making public a variant cover of two books -- the soon-to-be-relaunched Howard The Duck and an issue of Deadpool -- both featuring…

  9. 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…

  10. 'The Three Little Migos': A Classic Children's Story Retold With Rap Lyrics

    January 23, 2015 12:46 PM EST From Slick Rick 's funky fables to The Notorious B.I.G. 's underworld novellas, hip-hop is home to some of the greatest stories ever told. Narration is a core element of the art form, a necessity for rap purists. For Danny Brown , it's a skill he's taking off the beat.…

  11. Watch Ghostface Killah Rock 'Tonight Show' With 'Love Don't Live Here No More'

    January 09, 2015 10:00 AM EST Jimmy Fallon , what a life! Two days ago, he was kicking it with indie comedy kingpins Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein of Portlandia, and last night (Jan. 8), he welcomed the honorable Ghostface Killah to the show. Swagged out in a leather bucket hat, Big Ghost delivered a soulful…

  12. 15 Spot-On Hipster Parodies From 'Portlandia'

    January 08, 2015 3:50 PM EST Season five of Portlandia debuts tonight on IFC. In anticipation of the pitch-perfect Portland parody program's return, we've rounded up the show's 15 best sketches that skewer hipster life in all its glorious facets. Some feature indie all-stars, some feature obscure music…

  13. Wendy Rene, Soul Singer Sampled by Wu-Tang Clan & Alicia Keys, Dies at 67

    December 18, 2014 4:12 PM EST Wendy Rene, the budding Stax Records singing and songwriting talent who quit music after the death of Otis Redding in 1967 and saw her music revived through samples decades later, died Tuesday in Memphis, Tenn., following a stroke. She was 67. Born Mary Frierson in Memphis, Rene was given…

  14. Beyoncé Earns Eighth No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs With '7/11'

    December 11, 2014 7:09 PM EST Plus: Wu-Tang Clan returns to the charts with 'A Better Tomorrow' In only its second week on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Beyoncé 's "7/11" reaches No. 1, granting the singer her eighth chart-topping title as a solo artist. The Year in R&B/Hip-Hop: Beyoncé,…

  15. The 10 Best Rap Songs of 2014

    December 11, 2014 2:10 PM EST Maybe it's just where the industry's headed, maybe it's just a result of how 2013's calendar worked, but this year rap fans digested their music through song, not album. And the songs came from unexpected places, like Vine and Soundcloud, to speak nothing of Detroit and…

  16. Album Review: Ghostface Killah Follows Up Wu-Tang Clan's Reunion Album With Solo Concept LP '36 Seasons'

    December 09, 2014 1:00 PM EST After 20 years of rapping, there are few things the Wu-Tang Clan hasn't been able to do -- except get along. In 2007, ahead of the release of its fifth LP, 8 Diagrams , group members Ghostface Killah and Raekwon trashed the album publicly, blaming its poor quality on the direction of…

  17. Watch Wu-Tang Clan' Protest Footage Compilation for ‘A Better Tomorrow’ Video

    December 07, 2014 2:48 PM EST The Wu-Tang Clan has successfully captured some of the nation’s frustrations with the justice system in their new music video for “A Better Tomorrow,” the title track from the group’s sixth album. Wu-Tang Clan Bring the Latest 'Ruckus' to 'Letterman' In the wake of grand…

  18. No, Skrillex Didn't Buy Wu-Tang's $5M 'Once Upon a Time in Shaolin' Album

    December 01, 2014 4:16 PM EST One of the year's great mysteries -- who will buy the Wu-Tang Clan's one-of-a-kind record? -- remains unsolved. Skrillex can afford a lot of nice things -- he made $15 million two years ago, according to Forbes -- from a nice home studio to a communal , techno-artistic downtown…

  19. Wu-Tang Clan Bring the Latest 'Ruckus' to 'Letterman'

    November 26, 2014 10:31 AM EST In advance of their sixth studio album  A Better Tomorrow , the Wu-Tang Clan performed their latest single, "Ruckus In B Minor," on Letterman . (Not to be confused with "Bring Da Ruckus," the opening track on Wu-Tang's debut album.) Watch their performance below.…

  20. Inside the Brooklyn Pizzeria That Has Hip-Hop Artists From A$AP Rocky to Action Bronson Salivating

    November 18, 2014 6:56 PM EST What would a hip-hop pizzeria look like? From the outside, Williamsburg's Best Pizza is indistinguishable from any other Brooklyn dollar-slice joint, but chef-owner Frank Pinello 's acclaimed pies and an ear-splitting hip-hop playlist that includes The Notorious B.I.G. , Nas and…

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