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Wu-Tang Clan’s 3-Album Run w/ GENG PTP | Ep. 151

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This week we drop our takes on a truly gargantuan musical moment - the first three records from the Wu-Tang Clan 😱 Special guest GENG PTP joins us to break down Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993), Wu-Tang Forever (1997) and The W (2000).

And we’re joined by an arsenal of amazing voices in the rap podcast universe - you’ll not only hear takes from Wu members, but also John Morrison, Zilla Rocca, Curly Castro, MidaZ the Beast, Nate LeBlanc and the Weird Rap crew 🔥

Our 3-Album Run series in full: https://www.crate808.com/3album-runs

Wu-Tang YouTube version: https://youtu.be/YpCswsyX1wM

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Show Notes

  • Least hip hop thing in the last 24 hours? (03:40)
  • Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers (04:58)
  • RZA on using Kung Fu skits (10:40)
  • Mystery of the Wu ft. Curly Castro, Zilla Rocca + MidaZ the Beast (16:24-22:30
  • Akala on Wu lyrics + MCing on 36 Chambers (22:47)
  • John Morrison on The Wu + Impact of 36 Chambers (27:40)
  • How Wu birthed a whole genre of rap (34:15)
  • An ode to ODB (48:43)
  • How Wu helped grow the culture and become timeless (53:05)
  • Hidden Gems: Skits (58:28)
  • Nate LeBlanc on The Wu (1:01:40)
  • C.R.E.A.M. + 7th Chamber + Clan in Da Front + Protect Your Neck (1:03:51)
  • Wu-Tang Forever (1:12:35)
  • Hype before Wu-Tang Forever (1:18:35)
  • Wu-Tang disagreements (1:24:28)
  • Hearing Forever for the first time (1:28:20)
  • Why Raekwon + Ghostface body Triumph (1:35:40)
  • The sound of Wu-Tang Forever (1:39:00)
  • 5-Mic Moment: As High As Wu-Tang Get + sequencing + The Projects (1:51:20)
  • Ghostface Killah on Impossible (1:57:25)
  • Weird Rap on The Wu (1:58:19)
  • RZA letting go of the reins (1:59:50)
  • The W (2:01:40)
  • 5-Mic Moment: Careful (Click, Click) + Hollow Bones (2:06:14)
  • Wu-Tang Clan’s legacy (2:16:20)

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