Wu-Tang Clan coming back to Epic January 7
Photo by Tony Nelson
Almost exactly a year after the killa bees descended on Epic last winter, the Wu-Tang Clan plan a return to Minneapolis on January 7 this year. It takes brave souls to rap in the dead of winter in this town, but the New York crew is no stranger to snow -- or the warm support of Twin Cities hip-hop fans.
The last time Wu were in our local news was back in June when Doomtree unveiled their "homage project" mashing up the sounds of Wu with Fugazi:
Last January, Wu's Inspectah Deck told City Pages he was impressed by the dedication of Minneapolis fans, and first announced to our city his plans for a new album. Backstage, Method Man was in "high" spirits and posed for a picture for our photographer. Even ODB's kid showed up, which only partly made up for RZA's absence.
If last year's show is any indication, we're in for a raw performance. Word from the promoter is that RZA, Raekwon, Method Man, GZA, Ghostface Killah, Masta Killa, U-God and Inspectah Deck will all be performing at the show.
IF YOU GO:
Wu Tang Clan play Epic Event Center on January 7. Show starts at 10 p.m.. 18+. General admission: $30 Advance/$35 Door / VIP: $45 Advance/$50 Door. RSVP on Facebook.
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