GZA’s due to release his classic album ‘Liquid Swords’ with a 2xCD deluxe box set. The 2xCD deluxe box set features a remastered version from the original tapes and features a new, instrumental version of the record on the second disc, as well as a 20-page book. The 20-page book was written by Boston Phoenix reporter Chris Faraone, includes an interview with GZA, plus the original ‘Liquid Swords’ album artwork and singles art. The instrumental disc will be individually released by Get On Down as a 2xLP vinyl package with a silk-screened jacket on July 24th.
Wu-Tang Clan rapper GZA/The Genius is set to give a lecture about his music career and lyrical craft at Harvard’s Black Men’s Forum on December 1st. The lecture, which will be held at 4 p.m., will be followed by a Q&A with the legendary emcee and is open to the general public.
While in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the GZA plans to visit the Broad Institute and the MIT Media Lab. According to a statement from the rapper, he intends to speak with scientists and thinkers there to seek inspiration for his next album, which is due out sometime next year on Babygrande
Crazy rare 1991 interview (and freestyle) featuring GZA (then doing business as the Genius), Ol’ Dirty Bastard (then going by Ason Unique), and RZA (then known as Prince Rakeem) on short-lived, local Bronx public access program, Rhythm & Soul.
GZA sits down with BlackTree to talk about the Wu performing Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers in it’s entirety at this year’s Rock the Bells festival. He also speaks on his upcoming album, Liquid Swords II. What are y’all thoughts with all these sequels that these vets have been coming with?