As Universal Soldier 4 attests, death and gore on screen have never been better -- or more reckless
The best rapper from Minnesota you've never heard
By Mike MaddenRelated:Bambu on the L.A. riots' 20th anniversary, his Soundset debutTraveling from his native Sacramento to take over Shakopee, Chuuwee might be the best bet among this year's Soundset freshmen to blow up by the time May 2013 rolls around. Not long removed from his excellent Wa ... More >>
For the many who hold Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers among their favorites, Ghostface Killah's upcoming visit to Minneapolis is an event that'll be remembered for some time. Mark 4/20 on your calendar, and along with De La Soul coming, Cabooze is pulling to get that "flyover rap capital" thing re ... More >>
They might be battle-hardened rap assassins, but the Wu-Tang Clan aren't above having a good time. The Clan were clearly up for a party on Saturday night at Epic, with Method Man admitting that hip hop is supposed to be fun: "Since when are hip-hop fans too cool to put their hands in ... More >>
Anyone unconvinced that the Wu-Tang show on Saturday night in Minneapolis was anything less than an all-out rap extravaganza just need look at the line wrapped around both sides of the block. Hip-hop fans of all backgrounds came out to Epic to support the longtime legends who returned to our cit ... More >>
The Wu Tang Killa Bees are on the swarm and headed toward Minneapolis tomorrow, and among the crew members ready to deliver a hot set of old favorites and new jams at Epic is Staten Island native Inspectah Deck. Whereas counterparts Method Man and Ghostface are known for their hyped-up character ... More >>
Much as DJ Premier has been doing for a year or more with his blog, the Wu-Tang Clan's new blog, launched April 4th, has been bestowing on us random gems of dusty footage, Wu-centric art, and retrospective greatness on a regular basis. Here's some of our favorites.
Photos by Tony NelsonWu-Tang ClanJanuary 9, 2011Epic NightclubFor a hip-hop collective with a back catalog as formidable as Wu-Tang Clan's, the potential is there, during a live performance, to just count on the fiery nature of your hits to carry you through a show. Playing the last gig of their ... More >>
With the 24 members of Gayngs assembling themselves for a pair of "Last Prom on Earth" shows tonight at First Avenue, we asked ourselves: Who are some other awesome, ridiculously large supergroups and mega-collaborations? Here's a short list of our faves.
Propagating crap attempts at pop, rap, rock, or any other genre or sub-genre you care to name had become easier than ever.
A handful of locals pay tribute to the ODB this Friday night.
Shaolin monks, Iron Men and one perplexed MTV News correspondent.
2007's Best Rap
The Big Doe Rehab
The Shaw Brothers' classic chopsocky epics are kickin' it again
On their new reunion disc, The W, the cryptic Wu-Tang Clan make a sly feint at intelligibility
Wallabies, cherry nooses, tai chi black blades: The Ghostface Killah story
Jim Jarmusch's Ghost Dog brings the gangster film to extinction
An open letter on the indomitability of hip hop to my high school economics teacher
New albums by the Genius, Inspecta Deck, Ol' Dirty Bastard, and U-God fail to Wu the Clan's public
A Record Year: Our 13 favorite albums for 1997.