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Wednesday, December 09, 2009

The Austin Chronicle on The RZA's The Tao of Wu

“[The Tao of Wu is an] honest insight into how devoted the producer/rapper is to his craft, making his crew famous, and ‘carrying our wisdom from Shaolin to the world.’ As with all RZA writings, this one's better if you read it with his voice in your head, but that's not to discredit him or co-writer Chris Norris. Together they've compiled the foremost documentation of Wu-Tang philosophy, one that every student of Shaolin should read.” More...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

The RZA on the Tavis Smiley Show

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Tavis Smiley talks to rapper, actor and author Robert Diggs, aka The RZA, from the Grammy award-winning hip-hop group, Wu-Tang Clan, about the philosophy behind his music and life in his new book, The Tao of Wu.
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Thursday, October 29, 2009

GQ on The Tao of Wu

“Want to know what ODB was doing eight hours before his addiction to crack dispatched him to hell? Ever wondered how the philosophies of prison Islam got into the homes of hip-hop-loving white kids in the ’90s? If you answered yes, dabble in rap music, or even just loved The Wire, you’ll want to check out The Tao of Wu, a memoir by Wu-Tang Clan producer and leader the RZA. It’s part hip-hop-history lesson and part survival course, straight from the grimiest borough (Staten Island) in the grimiest decade (the 1980s). You’ll read it in an afternoon. Don’t believe? Try this on: What ODB was doing eight hours before he died was forcing his son to watch him smoke crack.” More...

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Monday, October 26, 2009

The RZA on NPR's All Things Considered

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The RZA talks to NPR’s All Things Considered about the origins of The Wu-Tang Clan, how he learned to score a movie, and his new book The Tao of Wu.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

The RZA shows us some kung fu

Check out John Sellers interviewing The RZA, author of The Tao of Wu, for True/Slant.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The RZA on The Bonnie Hunt Show

Watch RZA drop some knowledge on The Bonnie Hunt Show.

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Monday, October 19, 2009

The RZA on NPR's On Point and Tell Me More

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The RZA talks to NPR's On Point's Tom Ashbrook about his new book, The Tao of Wu.
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He also explains how pivotal moments in his life inspired him to write about the lessons he's learned on Tell Me More.
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Friday, October 16, 2009

Time talks to The RZA

The RZA, author of The Tao of Wu, talks to Time about the current state of hip hop and his love for the Bee Gees and musicals. Read the full interview here.

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

The RZA on the Colbert Report

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

CNN.com talks to The RZA

The RZA, author of The Tao of Wu (out October 15!), talks to CNN.com about his new book and reveals that The Wu-Tang Clan--the New York hip-hop supergroup that spawned millions of album sales, nine solo acts and a few acting careers--almost never was. Read the full interview here.

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