1. 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 ...

  2. 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 w ...

  3. RZA & Raekwon End Beef Over Wu-Tang Clan's 'A Better Tomorrow' Album

    May 12, 2014 6:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 It looks as if RZA and Raekwon have reconciled. After going back and forth for the past month over the recording of their upcoming album, "A Better Tomorrow," "Raekwon scheduled to hit studio to complete verses for album," reads ...

  4. Dr Pepper Builds L.A. Recording Studio, to Release EPs feat. RZA, Dave Sitek and Hood Internet (Exclusive)

    May 05, 2014 12:30 PM EDT For several years now, brands like Converse , Red Bull and Sonos have established studio spaces where emerging and established artists could record and perform new music, free of the endorsement trappings one would initially associate with a br ...

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

    April 22, 2014 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 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,&qu ...

  6. RZA on His $5 Million Dollar Record: 'A Flower That's Unfolding' (Q&A)

    April 04, 2014 4:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 The concept of the one-off, unique recording is as old as the phonograph record itself -- before mass-production, every record was by necessity a unique performance. But there's no question that Wu-Tang Clan have turned the whole idea -- as wel ...

  7. Wu-Tang Clan Offered $5 Million for One-Of-a-Kind Album, Says RZA

    April 02, 2014 12:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wu-Tang Clan turned the concept of artist compensation on its ear last week with the announcement that they'll be manufacturing just one unique copy of their forthcoming LP, "The Wu — Once Upon a Time in Shaolin," and then auctioning ...

  8. Wu-Tang's One-Of-A-Kind Album Gets $5 Million Offer, Says RZA (Exclusive)

    April 02, 2014 12:18 PM EDT Wu-Tang Clan turned the concept of artist compensation on its ear last week with the announcement that they'll be manufacturing just one unique copy of their forthcoming LP, "The Wu — Once Upon a Time in Shaolin," and then auct ...

  9. Wu-Tang Clan to Release One Copy of Secret Double-Album

    March 26, 2014 3:32 PM EDT The Wu-Tang Clan have been busy trying to finish "A Better Tomorrow," the proper full-length follow-up to 2007's "8 Diagrams" that doubles as a 20th anniversary celebration. However, the veteran rap collective has also rev ...

  10. 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 20 ...

  11. RZA On the Offensive Over Sampling Infringement Allegations

    March 01, 2013 3:45 PM EST 0 0 0 RZA, the acclaimed Wu Tang Clan member, record producer and budding filmmaker, is attempting a new offensive tack against those who accuse him of sampling theft. This week, he filed a lawsuit against JVC Kenwood Holdings, a multinational company who ...

  12. RZA On the Offensive Over Sampling Infringement Allegations

    February 28, 2013 2:32 PM EST RZA, the acclaimed Wu Tang Clan member, record producer and budding filmmaker, is attempting a new offensive tack against those who accuse him of sampling theft. This week, he filed a lawsuit against JVC Kenwood Holdings, a multinational company w ...

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  14. The Beat 11/14: New Christina, One Direction & Green Day Albums, Lee Hi's K-Pop No. 1

    The Beat 11/14: New Christina, One Direction & Green Day Albums, Lee Hi's K-Pop No. 1

    November 14, 2012 3:49 PM EST 0 0 0 The Beat 11/14: New Christina, One Direction & Green Day Albums, Lee Hi's K-Pop No. 1 Green Day , The Rolling Stones , the man with the iron fists , rza , Charlie Is My Darling , Grrr , Billboard , Ireland , Lee Hi , October Videos October ...

  15. RZA Says Directing 'Iron Fists' Was His 'Most Challenging Job To Date'

    October 18, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 As for a full-blown Wu-Tang reunion, the rapper/producer says, "You just never know with us, man." The upcoming action-adventure film "The Man With The Iron Fists" not only allowed Wu-Tang Clan majordomo RZA to flex his muscles i ...

  16. Jack White Shares Secret Tracks, Joy of Vinyl at Grammy Museum

    August 13, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jack White brought an LP with him to his Q&A Friday afternoon at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. Not the solo album "Blunderbuss" that he is touring in support of, but the Dead Weather's "Sea of Cowards." White set the ...

  17. Photos: Rev Run, RZA, DJ Khaled Talk Songwriting @ BMI 'How I Wrote That Song' Panel

    February 15, 2012 4:00 PM EST Rev Run, Joel Madden, Benjamin (Benji) Madden, RZA, Red One, DJ Khaled talk to an audience about their work at BMI's "How I Wrote That Song" panel the Key Club in West Hollywood. (Photo: David Livingston/WireImage) Some of music ...

  18. RZA Talks Headphone Line, Movie-Making, Wu-Tang's Future

    December 09, 2011 3:45 PM EST 0 0 0 The hip-hop world is currently flooded with high-end headphones, but personal audio's latest player ought to bring the ruckus. Wu-Tang Clan mastermind RZA debuted his first headphone line this week, Chambers by RZA, a collaboration with Swedish ...

  19. Ghostface Killah Sues Universal Music, Hits Back At 'Iron Man' Composer

    August 12, 2011 12:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 While Ghostface Killah makes a renewed effort to collect full royalties for his work as a member of the Wu-Tang Clan , he's fending off a lawsuit brought by a veteran Hollywood composer at the same time. Jack Urbont objects to the way the Ghost ...

  20. Kanye West Says He Had Considered Suicide

    October 19, 2010 10:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 K anye Wes t told an audience at a screening of his film, "Runaway," that he thought about killing himself, but now feels a responsibility to make a meaningful contribution to pop culture and art. Describing himself as a pop icon and " ...

  21. Kanye West Promises New Track Every Week Until Christmas

    August 23, 2010 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Although his fifth album is slated to drop Nov. 16, Kanye West is tirelessly working to give his fans some weekly fun through the holidays. The rapper announced on Twitter yesterday (Aug. 22) that he plans to release a new song "every weekend u ...

  22. RZA's 'Wu-Tang Vs. the Golden Phoenix' Movie Trailer Debuts

    June 29, 2010 1:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Fans of Kung Fu, this one's for you!" So begins the trailer for RZA's "Wu-Tang Vs. the Golden Phoenix," the Wu-Tang Clan mastermind's directorial debut. Video: RZA's "Wu-Tang Vs. the Golden Phoenix" ...

  23. Kanye West Taps Q-Tip, RZA, Pete Rock For New Album

    April 06, 2010 11:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West is ensconced in his Diamond Head, Hawaii home and recording studio, putting the final touches on his forthcoming album with guest rappers like Q-Tip, RZA and Pete Rock, numerous reports have confirmed. A source close to the project -- whi ...

  24. Black Keys Becoming 'Brothers' This May

    March 02, 2010 3:18 PM EST 0 0 0 The members of Akron, Ohio-based rock duo the Black Keys may not be blood related, but the title of their upcoming album reflects their deep bond. Due May 18 on Nonesuch, "Brothers" is the Black Keys' sixth studio record and was large ...

  25. RZA Returns To The 'Chamber'

    June 25, 2009 9:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 RZA says "Chamber Music" is NOT a new Wu-Tang Clan album -- but it's pretty close. "This is not a Wu-Tang Clan album, but this definitely feels Wu-Tang Clan inspired," explains the hip-hop impresario, who executive produced ...

  26. Billboard Underground: Stone Mecca

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After several months acting as backing band for superstar musicians, nine-piece Stone Mecca is ready to stand out on its own. After several months acting as backing band for superstar musicians, nine-piece Stone Mecca is ready to stand out on its ow ...

  27. Summer's Hip

    June 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cent lost last year's much-hyped first-week sales battle with Kanye West, but he's back in the ring this week with a new G-Unit album, "Terminate on Sight." 50 Cent lost last year's much-hyped first-week sales battle with ...

  28. RZA Forms New Group Achozen, Launches WuChess Site

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA, System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian, Kinetic 9 (aka Beretta 9 from Killarmy) and up-and-coming Chicago rapper Reverend William Burke have formed the new group Achozen. Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA, System of a Down bassist ...

  29. Wu Tang's RZA Launches Wuchess.com

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Wu Tang Clan founder RZA and Chesspark.com introduced wuchess.com earlier this week, an online community where chess players can come together and compete in live games with other players. While an official launch is expected to take place in comi ...

  30. RZA Teams With SOD's Shavo For 'Achozen'

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Wu Tang Clan founder RZA, System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian, Kinetic 9 (aka Beretta 9 from Killarmy) and up-and-coming Chicago rapper Reverend William Burke have formed a the group Achozen. The set recently finished recording their self-titl ...

  31. RZA Returns To Bobby Digital For 'Digi Snax'

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wu-Tang founder RZA is returning for a third time to his Bobby Digital alter ego for the album "Digi Snax," due July 1 via Koch. Wu-Tang founder RZA is returning for a third time to his Bobby Digital alter ego for the album "Digi Snax ...

  32. Wu-Tang Clan 'Unique' As Ever On 'The 8 Diagrams'

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ol' Dirty Bastard is gone, but his spirit looms large over "The 8 Diagrams," the Wu-Tang Clan's first album since 2001. The set is due in October via SRC. "He left a piece of himself in each and every Ol' Dirty Bastard ...

  33. Wu-Tang Clan Eyeing Summer For Comeback Album

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After years of false starts and delays, the Wu-Tang Clan will release a new studio album, "8 Diagram," this summer via SRC Records. After years of false starts and delays, the Wu-Tang Clan will release a new studio album, "8 Diagram,& ...

  34. RZA, Common Join T.I. In 'American Gangster'

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rappers RZA and Common have joined fellow artist T.I. in the cast of "American Gangster," a 1970s crime drama starring Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington. Rappers RZA and Common have joined fellow artist T.I. in the cast of "American ...

  35. Wu-Tang Checks In With The Underground

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Compilations rarely get labels or retailers excited these days. Yet when Babygrande Records founder Chuck Wilson received a pitch on an album that combines the production talents of Wu-Tang Clan membe Compilations rarely get labels or retailers exci ...

  36. Ask Billboard

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Pink, Five Star and Lisa Loeb. IN THE PINK Hey Keith! Was wondering if there was any word on Pink's new album? And how many copies of each of her three previous CD's has she sold! Thank ...

  37. Nas Takes 'Street's Disciple' On The Road

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the weeks leading up to his headlining appearance California's annual Rock the Bells concert, Nas will warm up with a handful of club performances beginning July 14 in Chicago. In the weeks leading up to his headlining appearance California& ...

  38. Hip-Hop Heavyweights To 'Rock The Bells'

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nas, Redman, the Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon and Ghostface (performing material from their 1995 album "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx") and Gang Starr MC Guru lead the lineup for the Rock the Bells festival, to b Nas, Redman, the Wu-Tang Clan ...

  39. ODB To Live On Via Remix Project

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fans of late rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard will have a chance to intersect with his legacy by entering the contest "ODB Forever: the Remix Project." Fans of late rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard will have a chance to intersect with his legacy ...

  40. Wu-Tang Clan Regrouping For 2004 Tour, Book

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a tumultuous recent history which has seen its members incarcerated, dropped from record labels and at odds with one another, pioneering hip-hop collective the Wu-Tang Clan will embark on what i After a tumultuous recent history which has seen ...

  41. Legend of the Liquid Sword

    January 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the Wu-Tang Clan on an extended hiatus, member MC Gza takes time to craft his third album. With the Wu-Tang Clan on an extended hiatus, member MC Gza takes time to craft his third album. Never one to hold his tongue on issues concerning the mus ...