Be prepared to spend a lot of money if you want to buy Wu-Tang Clan’s upcoming double-album.
The group plans to release only one copy of “The Wu – Once Upon a Time In Shaolin,” a 31-song secret album. No mass production. No digital streaming.
The group’s decision was influenced by technology, which Wu-Tang Clan believes has diminished music as an art form, according to an online post by Tarik “Cilvaringz” Azzougarh and The Robert “RZA” Diggs, two of the group’s members.
“By taking this step, we hope to re-enforce the weight that music once carried alongside a painting or a sculpture,” the duo wrote on the website scluzay.com. (more…)