• Expands on the life and creative journeys of a musical group whose members are bankable stars on multiple platforms—music, television, and film
• Offers an extensive analysis of the musical catalog of the artists as a group and as individuals
• Explores the ways in which hip hop and rap have exploded in the last decade on musical, economic, and social fronts
• Taps into a growing interest in documenting and understanding the history of hip hop as a national and international phenomenon at a watershed moment
• A chronology of important events and milestones pertaining to the Wu-Tang Clan
• Photographs of the group and its individual members
• A glossary of slang words and colloquial jargon used in Wu-Tang Clan's lyrics
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.