RZA Calls New Wu-Tang Clan Album "A Masterpiece"
"The Saga Continues".
After the Thursday (August 24), surprisingly, left-field world premiere of the brand new Wu-Tang Clan single "People Say" featuring Redman, the collective has officially announced an upcoming LP, the Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues.
The project is the eighth studio offering from the iconic Statin Island group — or seventh least once Upon a Time In Shaolin, the Wu album "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli bought for $2 million .
We are very excited to announce that the 36 Cameras will be releasing a new #Wutang Project created by @mathematicswu! Click the link in the bio to stream the first single, "People Say." Let us know what you think in the comments. The full album drops October 13. #wutang #wutangclan #36chambers
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Although Ghostface Killah told HipHopDX last year, "RZA put the ball in my hand," when asked about a Wu reunion, if he was instrumental in getting the most recent project underway is clear.
According to the official announcement, RZA serves as executive producer, while production is being handled by Mathematics, the group of all the life of the DJ and producer.
"Over the years, Mathematics has had the idea of forming a body of the music, using modern and legendary team as ASR10 with vocal performances by Wu-Tang Clan members and other prominent Emcees," RZA said in the press release. "The Saga Continues has created a masterpiece."
The group thought that I was in a mess leading to the release of A Better Tomorrow, the follow up to 8 Diagrams (the first album released post-Ol' Dirty Bastard). More in particular, Raekwon and RZA had a public creative disagreements, and there was also a little bit of friction around the controversial sale of the once Upon a Time In Shaolin album to Shkreli.
Wu-Tang is a brotherhood, though. Members may move in many different directions, sometimes still connected to the hive.
"It's never a problem with