Music: Wu-Tang Clan

aka: Wu-Tang Clan

A Hardcore Hip Hop group from Staten Island, New York City that has been active musically since 1992, Wu Tang stopped being something to fuck with around the time you heard'em for the first time, son. Their fame is largely derived from their Signature Style of music, highly conceptual lyrics with frequent name-dropping of comic books, an obsession with Hong Kong martial arts films note  and their Crazy Awesomeness.

They ain't nuthin' ta fuck with.

The group's lineup is:

  • The RZA, AKA The Razor, Prince Rakeem, Rzarector, The Abbott, Chief Abbott, Bobby Steeles, the Scientist, Prince Delight, Prince Dynamite, Ruler Zig-Zag-Zig Allah (real Name: Robert Diggs Jr.)
    • Wu-Tang Solo Debut: Bobby Digital in Stereo
  • The GZA, AKA the Genius, Justice, Maximillion (real name: Gary Grice)
    • Wu-Tang Solo Debut: Liquid Swords
  • Method Man, AKA Meth, Methtical, Shakwon, MZA, Iron Lung, Hott Nikkels, Ticallion Stallion, Johnny Blaze; Real name: Clifford Smith
    • Wu-Tang Solo Debut: Tical
  • Ghostface Killah, AKA Ghost, Sun-God, Ironman, Tony Starks, Starky Love, Pretty Toney, P Tone, Ghost Deini, The Wallabee Kingpin (real name: Dennis Coles)
  • Ol' Dirty Bastard, AKA ODB, Dirt McGirt, Dirt Dog, Big Baby Jesus, Sweet Baby Jesus, Mudbutt McMurder, Osirus, Osiris the Father, Joe Bananas, King Bong, Rob Dog, Ol' Dirt Schultz, Hasaan, Old Dirty Chinese Restaurant, Ill Irving the Murderer, The BZA, Ol' Daddy Skidmarkz, The Drunken Master Styles, Ason Jones, Ason Unique, Rain Man, Free Loadin' Rusty, The Man of All Rainbows, (real name: Russell Tyrone Jones) - deceased
    • Wu-Tang Solo Debut: Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version
  • Inspectah Deck, AKA Rebel INS, Fifth Brother, Rollie Fingers (real name: Jason Hunter)
    • Wu-Tang Solo Debut: Uncontrolled Substance
  • Masta Killa, AKA High Chief, Noodles (real name: Elgin Turner)
    • Wu-Tang Solo Debut: No Said Date
  • Raekwon, AKA Chef, Rae, Shallah Raekwon, Lex Diamond, Lou Diamonds (real name: Cory Woods)
    • Wu-Tang Solo Debut: Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...
  • U-God, AKA Baby-U, Golden Arms, 4-Bar Killer, Lucky Hands (real name: Lamont Hawkins)
    • Wu-Tang Solo Debut: Golden Arms Redemption

Discography:

  • Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993)
  • Wu-Tang Forever (1997)
  • The W (2000)
  • Iron Flag (2001)
  • 8 Diagrams (2007)
  • A Better Tomorrow (2014)
  • Once Upon a Time in Shaolin (2015, limited release)

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