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

One of the years' great mysteries -- who will buy the Wu-Tang Clan's $5 million, 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 Los Angeles warehouse. But just because he can spend a lot of money on nice things doesn’t mean he actually has, even if those nice things recently appeared in the music video for his song “F— That” (which you can watch below).

Despite recent rumors, Billboard has confirmed with Skrillex’s team that the dance music wunderkind did not purchase the Wu-Tang Clan‘s cold, silver art piece. While the Wu-Tang’s one-of-a-kind album, which features Cher on two songs, has been in a sort of limbo since being announced early this year, RZA told Billboard in April that the offers were coming in.