The release date for Wu-Tang Clan’s first studio album in almost seven years is quickly approaching and after dropping the track “Ruckus In B Minor” earlier this month the Clan is back in the front with “Necklace”. The cut features verses from Ghostface Killah​, Cappadonna, Raekwon, and GZA with production that will surely have you thinking Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Classic ish. After the jump!

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A week back Ghostface Killah announced his forthcoming album 36 Seasons (his thirteenth full length album to date), which will be dropping December 9th. With that Pretty Toney shared the first single, “Love Don’t Live Here No More”. The second single, “The Battlefield”, however, is more on the gritty side featuring NYC all-stars Kool G Rap and AZ. It’s worth noting that in addition to “The Battlefield” AZ will be appearing on four more tracks on 36 Seasons. Listen after the jump!

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After surprising hip-hop heads with the announcement of his forthcoming studio album 36 Seasons earlier in the week and sharing a new cut “Love Don’t Live Here No More” Ghostface Killah returns with a preview of the album. The album features the likes of Kool G Rap, AZ, Pharoahe Monch, Rell, and more. Listen to the sampler after the jump.

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Here’s a treat for you kiddies: Ghostface (Killah, that is, for those who have forgotten) is releasing a new album on December 9th. And as a treat he’s sharing the album’s first single “Love Don’t Live Here No More”. The album, entitled 36 Seasons, will feature the likes of Kool G Rap, AZ, Pharoahe Monch, Rell, and more. Listen to the single “Love Don’t Live Here No More” after the jump.

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The wait is finally over. After announcing their forthcoming, long-gestating A Better Tomorrow will be released despite delays and inner group conflict the Wu goes and shares a proper follow-up to “Ron O’Neal” (released back in August, jeez!) with “Ruckus In B Minor”. If that isn’t enough to get Wu-Tang Clan fans hyped the new song opens with some words from the late great Ol’ Dirty Bastard. Listen after the jump.

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Here’s a blast from the past. Recorded way back in 1995, Raekwon has decided it’s now suitable to remix this oldie but goodie classic. Traveling back in time Rae jumps on Faith Evans’ 1995 classic, “You Used to Love Me” and polishes off the dust with a fresh, new verse. Rae has been blessing fans with these #TBT tracks and his remix of “You Used to Love Me” is a welcome addition. Check it after the jump.

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Last week, Raekwon made headlines by publicly denouncing his affiliation with the Wu’s upcoming A Better Tomorrow project. Rae was particularly critical of RZA, the man who is arguably most responsible for the birth of the Clan’s signature sound and the collective success of the group. Earlier this morning, RZA stopped by the Hot 97 Morning Show to sitdown with Ebro and Peter Rosenberg and offer a response to Raekwon’s scathing comments. Read More

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Ever since mixtapes became a prominent fixture in hip-hop in the late-90s, artists and labels have tried various methods to make the release of albums feel more momentous. There have been special editions with extra songs, collector editions and even multiple covers like with Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Nothing however comes close to how the Wu-Tang Clan is planning to distribute their forthcoming album, The Wu – Once Upon A Time In Shaolin (not to be mistaken for the Clan’s forthcoming A Better Tomorrow). Read More

Sugar Factory Films takes it back to 2001 by unveiling the previously unreleased video for “Y’all Been Warned” from the Clan’s album Iron Flag.  While not a spectacular video itself, it’s great that this visual has seen the light of day as I’m a big fan of the immensely underrated Iron FlagRead More

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