Wu-Tang Clan

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Shkreli Selling 'Rarest Album Ever Created'

Proceeds of sale of Wu-Tang Clan album to go to 'medical research'

(Newser) - The " rarest album ever created " is again up for grabs. Martin Shkreli, who bought the sole copy of Wu-Tang Clan's Once Upon a Time in Shaolin for a reported $2 million in a 2015 deal that required he keep it from the public for 88 years, has... More »

Trump Won, So Martin Shkreli Is Sharing His Wu-Tang Album

He bought the only copy of 'Once Upon a Time in Shaolin' last year

(Newser) - Well, it seems Donald Trump isn't going anywhere. Also not going anywhere: Martin Shkreli , who took the opportunity of Trump's victory to release some unheard Wu-Tang tracks. As part of his national troll tour, Complex reports the infamous pharma bro bought the only existing copy of Wu-Tang Clan'... More »

Rapper Files Weird Lawsuit Over Penis Story

Andre Roxx says his career has suffered because he was misidentified as a penis cutter

(Newser) - A Wu-Tang Clan-affiliated rapper has filed a very confusing libel lawsuit having to do with penis-cutting and gossip outlets. See if you can keep up:
  • Marques Andre Johnson performs as Andre Roxx (for our purposes, we'll refer to him as Roxx from here on out). He performed with a
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Shkreli Sued Over $2M Wu-Tang Album

Meanwhile, his Internet beef with Ghostface Killah escalates

(Newser) - Fresh off smirking his way through a Congressional hearing, "pharma bro" and Internet villain Martin Shkreli is being sued over the Wu-Tang Clan album he bought for $2 million, Reuters reports. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday by New York artist Jason Koza, who claims his drawings of Wu-Tang members... More »

You Won’t Like Who Paid $2M for 'Rarest Album Ever'

It's the pharma CEO we all love to hate, Martin Shkreli

(Newser) - A mysterious buyer purchased the so-called " rarest album ever created " for a sum reportedly in the millions. Now, Bloomberg Businessweek reveals exactly who bought Wu-Tang Clan's Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, of which just one copy exists: Martin Shkreli, the "price-gouging" Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO the... More »

Wu-Tang Clan Sell 'Rarest Album Ever' for Millions

Sole copy of 'Once Upon a Time in Shaolin' went up for auction

(Newser) - Wu-Tang Clan just sold what they're calling the rarest album ever created: Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, just a single copy of which exists . The record, which took from 2006 to 2013 to make and features contributions from every surviving member of the group, has been stored in... More »

Rapper Severs Penis, Jumps From Building

Andre Johnson, affiliated with Wu-Tang Clan, survives but is seriously injured

(Newser) - TMZ is reporting on a grisly story out of North Hollywood, where police say rapper Andre Johnson cut off his own penis and then jumped from a second-story balcony in an apparent suicide attempt. Johnson, who raps under the name Christ Bearer, survived and is in the hospital, reports... More »

Wu-Tang Makes Secret Album, Will Sell Just 1 Copy

Group is trying to remind the world that music is art

(Newser) - Over the past several years, the Wu-Tang Clan has been secretly recording a double album. Soon, the 31 songs will be put onto disc and then enclosed in an engraved silver-and-nickel box handcrafted by a British-Moroccan artist whose works sit in the homes of royal families and global business leaders.... More »

Wu-Tang Clan Linked to Murder, Gun Running

Rap group's FBI file comes to light

(Newser) - The notorious rap group Wu-Tang Clan has perpetrated a slew of crimes including gun running, drug dealing, and even murder, according to a recently unearthed FBI file. Among other details, the 94-page file on late Clan co-founder Ol’ Dirty Bastard—christened Russell Jones—claims the group purchased a .40-caliber Glock... More »

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