Biography

Wu-Tang Clan is an American hip hop group and collective formed in the New York City borough of Staten Island in 1992, originally composed of rapper-producer RZA and rappers GZA, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God and Masta Killa. An important act in the East Coast and hardcore hip hop styles, Wu-Tang Clan are regarded as one of the most influential hip hop groups of all time. Their 1993 debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), is considered one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time.

Wu-Tang Clan has released four gold and platinum studio albums. The group has introduced and launched the careers of a number of affiliated artists and groups, collectively known as the Wu-Tang Killa Bees. In 2008, About ranked them "the No. 1 greatest hip hop group of all time". Kris Ex of Rolling Stone called Wu-Tang Clan "the best rap group ever". In 2004, NME hailed them as one of the most influential groups of the last ten years.

NOTABLE TRACKS

C.R.E.A.M.

Protect Ya Neck

Method Man

STUDIO ALBUMS

Wu_Tang Demo Tape (1992)

The W (2000)

A Better Tomorrow (2014)

Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993)

Iron Flag (2001)

Once Upon a Time in Shaolin (2015)

Wu-Tang Forever (1997)

8 Diagrams (2007)

The Saga Continues (2017)

COMPILATION ALBUMS

The Swarm (1998)

The Sting (2002)

Wu-Tang Meets the Indie Culture, Vol. 1
(2005)

Return of the Swarm (2007)

Lost Anthology (2007)

The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan (2008)

Wu-Tang Meets the Indie Culture, Vol. 2 (2009)

Wu-Chronicles (1999)

Disciples of the 36 Chambers: Chapter 1 (2004)

Mathematics Presents Wu-Tang Clan & Friends Unreleased (2007)

Return of the Swarm Vol. 4 (2007)

Return of the Swarm, Vol. 5 (2008)

Killa Bees Attack (2008)

Legendary Weapons (2011)

Wu-Chronicles, Chapter 2 (2001)

Legend of the Wu-Tang Clan (2004)

Wu-Box: Cream of the Clan
(2007)

Wu XM Radio (2007)

Soundtracks from the Shaolin Temple (2008)

Chamber Music (2009)

The Essential Wu-Tang Clan (2013)

AWARDS