Posts tagged "GZA"

20 Years, 20 Questions: GZA Revisits ‘Liquid Swords’

On September 15, 2015, nearly 20 years after it was first released, GZA finally received a platinum record in the mail from the RIAA for…
Corbin Reiff / November 6, 2015

GZA Is Working With Legendary Composer Vangelis on New LP

Wu-Tang Clan co-founder GZA is in the midst of making his latest studio album Dark Matter, and Friday on Facebook he shared the unfortunate news…
Colin Joyce / August 29, 2015

GZA and Tom Morello Perform ‘The Mexican’ With the Roots on ‘Fallon’

You might recognize bits and pieces of Babe Ruth’s 1972 flamenco-funk song “The Mexican” from its use in classic hip-hop songs by Afrika Bambataa, Doug…
Dan Weiss / March 4, 2015

GZA and Tom Morello Join Weird Forces for One-Off Single, ‘The Mexican’

Taking time off from squabbling with Seattle restaurants, Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello has supplied guitars to Wu-Tang Clan member GZA’s new one-off single,…
Brennan Carley / February 11, 2015

See Who Has the Biggest Vocabulary in Rap

New York-based “designer, coder, and data scientist” Matt Daniels has taken on a number of nerdy, statistically minded rap projects over the years. Most recently,…
Colin Joyce / May 5, 2014

Here’s the GZA Doing a TED Talk

While the rap world waits for the long-promised new Wu-Tang Clan album A Better Tomorrow, GZA is continuing his pursuit of spreading the gospel of…
Mike Ayers / March 20, 2014

Watch De La Soul Rap on a Rubik’s Cube in ‘Get Away’ Video

De La Soul turn a Rubik’s Cube into a video screen in the gritty new video for their rap-reclaiming single “Get Away.” As the ’90s-checking groove…
Jordan Sargent / May 29, 2013

GZA & Wavves, Hammond Jr. Taps Vaccines + More

Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA hit up FUEL TV’s show Daily Habit to perform his classic 1995 track “Liquid Swords” — and he was backed by…
SPIN Staff / August 26, 2011

Wu-Tang Clan Kick Off U.S. Tour

It was anybody's guess who would appear onstage at Portland, OR's Roseland Theatre last night at the opening show of the Wu-Tang Clan's U.S. tour.
Mark Lore / December 1, 2008

Gang Gang Dance Collaborate with Wu-Tang Clan

Lo-fi electro-rockers Gang Gang Dance are in talks to collaborate with the Wu-Tang Clan. "(GZA) keeps calling our management wanting to collaborate but we haven't…
Melissa Goldstein / November 4, 2008