The Wu-Tang Clan is one of the greatest hip hop groups of all time, with six platinum albums, more than 40 million records sold, and extensive influence on both the music business and their fellow artists. Notwithstanding their success, the group's language and the mythology that guides it have both been difficult to understand—until now.
About the Author
Alvin Blanco is a writer and editor. He received a BA in African and African American studies and psychology from the University of Virginia. He is former features editor at AllHipHop.com and his work has appeared in Vibe, Spin, XXL, The Source, Village Voice, and other publications.