Wu Tang Clan Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

26th May 2015

Fact: Bosses at a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania brewing company are creating a new beer inspired by rappers the Wu Tang Clan. The Dock Street Brewery's Dock Street Beer Ain't Nuthin' to Funk With will be aged for six months while the band's music is played beside the barrel.

8th January 2015

Fact: Wu-Tang Clan are to host a press conference on 28 January (15) to detail their plans to sell the singular copy of their new double album in an online auction. They have chosen Paddle8.com, an art and design online auction house, to host the sale of the only copy of Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, which took five years to record.

12th December 2013

Fact: Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA has become the latest musician to pay tribute to the late Nelson Mandela with a song. The hip-hop star released Gift Of Hope online on Wednesday (11Dec13). The track features vocals from singer Will Wells, who he recently collaborated with on a tribute track for late Hollywood star Paul Walker.

18th November 2013

Fact: Touring rap festival Rock The Bells is set to return in 2014 after poor sales forced officials to scrap its remaining two dates in Washington, D.C. and New Jersey earlier this year (13). The shows had kicked off in September (13) with two events in California featuring Wu-Tang Clan, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar and Kid Cudi.

15th September 2013

Fact: Hip-hop collective Wu-Tang Clan are selling a range of specially-designed bicycles to mark the band's 20th anniversary.

3rd May 2013

Fact: Rappers Wu-Tang Clan, Kendrick Lamar, A$Ap Rocky and Fabolous and R&B stars Chris Brown and Miguel are among the stars lined up for the 2013 Summer Jam concert in New Jersey. The big annual gig will also feature sets by 2 Chainz, Wale and French Montana and will take place at the MetLife Stadium on 2 June (13).

30th June 2012

Fact: Former Wu Tang Clan star RZA has recruited Wiz Khalifa, The Black Keys and Kanye West for the soundtrack of his directorial debut The Man With the Iron Fists. Written by Rza and Eli Roth and produced by Quentin Tarantino, the kung-fu film stars the rapper/actor, Russell Crowe and Lucy Liu.

6th July 2010

Quote: "This kid (Drake) is a phenomenon. He's like a young pharaoh with a great talent. I call him the male version of Lauryn Hill." Wu-Tang Clan star Raekwon tips rap newcomer DRAKE for big success.

26th May 2010

Fact: Hip-hop supergroup the Wu-Tang Clan will perform their 1993 debut album, Enter the 36 Chambers, in its entirety on this summer's (10) Rock the Bells tour in America. Rakim, KRS-One and Slick Rick will join the band on the road and each will perform a classic album.

5th January 2010

Fact: THE MAN WITH THE IRON FIST, Wu-Tang Clan star RZA's debut as a movie director, will be produced by moviemaker and Inglourious Basterds star Eli Roth. The duo has secured financing for the film and a shooting draft has been completed.

6th August 2008

Fact: Rapper/actor Method Man is to make a guest appearance on U.S. TV series BURN NOTICE. The Wu-Tang Clan member will play a music industry executive who hires the team of spies to find out if an employee is stealing from him.

24th January 2008

Quote: "I've never been given less than an eight and I've been given a lot of tens." Wu Tang Clan'S RZA is rated highly for his moves in the bedroom.

24th January 2008

Quote: "I've never been given less than an eight and I've been given a lot of tens." Wu Tang Clan'S RZA is rated highly for his moves in the bedroom.

15th January 2008

Fact: Rapper Ghostface Killah has teamed up with skater brand Zoo York Institute to create a limited edition line of skateboards and T-shirts to promote the Wu-Tang Clan star's latest album, BIG DOE REHAB, which was released last month (Dec07). Only 500 of the creations are in existance, and will be given away in special promotional campaigns by Zoo York and the rapper's record label, Def Jam.

9th January 2008

Quote: "I come from 11 brothers and sisters. When I was a kid, I thought there was 12 of us. Whenever something happened, my mom would say, 'Who did it?' and everyone said, 'Not me.' I thought 'not me' was one of my brothers and sisters." Wu-Tang Clan star RZA had a confusing childhood.

2nd January 2008

Fact: Late Wu-Tang Clan member OL' DIRTY BASTARD is set to lend his face to a new range of hip-hop merchandise - with a new line of ODB T-shirts, posters and accessories featuring the star's image to hit stores later this year (08).

11th December 2007

Fact: System Of A Down star SHAVO ODADJIAN and Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA are to collaborate on the score for Vin Diesel's new action film BABYLON A.D.

10th December 2007

Fact: Wu-Tang Clan member RZA was delighted to meet a fan with a tattoo of the band on his face.

29th November 2007

Quote: "We all bring a unique aspect to the group, whether we're known or not. Some of us have more success than others, but that's why WU-TANG is stronger than Raekwon as himself or Ghost (Ghostface Killah) as himself." Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA on why the hip-hop supergroup is bigger than the sum of its parts.

2nd November 2007

Quote: "It was hard, real uncomfortable. But some of the others were like, 'What's the f***ing difference?' THE OL' DIRTY BASTARD never used to make it to the studio." Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA didn't experience many changes in the studio following the death of OL' DIRTY BASTARD - real name RUSSELL TYRONE JONES - in 2004.

13th September 2007

Fact: Rapper Method Man is to star in a spoof of period war epic 300. The Wu-Tang Clan star will play a Persian emissary opposite HERCULES star Kevin Sorbo in the parody, HUNTING + FISHING.

26th August 2007

Fact: Wu-Tang Clan stars RZA and GZA are to appear at the Hip-Hop Chess Federation tournament in San Francisco, California in October (07).

22nd August 2006

Fact: Vegetarian Wu-Tang Clan star MASTA KILLA has become People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals' most unlikely poster boy after signing up to star in the animal rights group's latest 'Go Veg' campaign.

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