By Quibian Salazar-Moreno

      While die-hard hip-hop fans eagerly await the release of the Wu-Tang Clan’s new album, “8 Diagrams,” the crew themselves are trying to make history. According to the groups website, they have just secured the sample rights to The Beatles’ song, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.” The Beatles have never allowed anyone to sample their music until now. And because of this breakthrough, the group announced that the album is being pushed back.

      “The legendary Hip-Hop group, Wu-Tang Clan, has recently cleared the first ever Beatles sample for their upcoming Album, 8 Diagrams,” the group wrote on their blog. “The group was originally scheduled for a November 13th release but due to the magnitude of the sample and the History being made, “8 Diagrams” will now impact on December 4th. Special Thanks to Danny Harrison & Erykah Badu for helping bring this song to life!! Also Thanks to The Harrison Estate & The Beatles for helping make this possible!!”

      But to keep fans happy until the album drops, the Wu has also lined up a number of tour dates for this fall. Although venues have yet to be announced, here are the dates and cities.

OCT 20 – MIAMI
OCT 21 – ATLANTA
OCT 22 –
NORTH CAROLINA
OCT 23 – VERMONT
OCT 24 – CONNECTICUT
OCT 25 – BALTIMORE
OCT 26 – BOSTON
OCT 27 – NYC
OCT 28 – NEW JERSEY
OCT 30 – CINCINNATI
OCT 31 – MADISON
NOV 01 – DETROIT
NOV 03 – CHICAGO
NOV 04 – MILWAUKEE
NOV 05 – MEMPHIS
NOV 07 –
OKLAHOMA CITY
NOV 08 – DALLAS
NOV 10 – AUSTIN
NOV 11 – DENVER
NOV 14 – PHOENIX
NOV 15 – UTAH
NOV 16 – VEGAS
NOV 17 – LOS ANGELES
NOV 18 –
SAN FRANCISCO
NOV 20 – PORTLAND
NOV 23 – HAWAII

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