Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, aka The RZA, is clearly driven, having produced over a dozen albums and parlaying his music career into acting and directing. But when was the first time The Abbott got behind the wheel to drive? “My first car was called the ‘God Mobile,’ which was a hooptie old Seville when we were […]

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RZA is continuing to do his thing on the big screen, but his roots come from the Wu-Tang Clan. The group planned to release their first album since 2007 entitled “A Better Tomorrow,” but it’s allegedly on hold because of  Raekwon. RZA talks to Headkrack on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” in a special edition of  Hip […]

After years of ruling over their respective fiefdoms in the Big Apple Hip-Hop scene Jay Z and the RZA finally connected on 2011’s “Watch The Throne” with the Wu-tang leader produced the track “New Day.”  The two vets have plenty in common when it comes to sustaining musical legacies, but of late another shared interest […]

Wu-Tang Clan’s The RZA first made the leap from rapper and producer to actor in the 1999 film “Ghost Dog: The Way of The Samurai” and since then has gone on to appear in a half dozen movies and made his directorial debut in 2012’s “The Man With The Iron Fists.” His appearance in “Iron […]

Today Wutang Clan’s The RZA‘s directorial debut, the dark, twisted fantasy of a kung-fu flick, The Man With The Iron Fists is finally in theaters. Produced by Quentin Tarantino and starring Russell Crowe and Lucy Liu RZA couldn’t have had a better set-up for his first film.  But how did he do? “It was kind of a […]

In a GQ profile, rapper, producer, and film director The RZA discussed his new kung-fu flick, The Man With The Iron Fists, his growing presence in Hollywood, and past life with the Wu-Tang Clan. Check the excerpts: The RZA on his now being an important figure in Hollywood and how he’s liking it: “It’s good […]

In an interview with The Playlist, The RZA revealed that there are not one but two projects currently in development about the life of the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard. The RZA explained: “There’s ‘Dirty White Boy,’ [starring Micheal Kenneth Williams] which is about the manager of ODB, and his last two years. And there’s another one […]

The music of Teddy Pendergrass was reintroduced to a new generation of listeners through Hip-Hop & R&B music in the 90s.

In response to a tweet he made awhile back, ?uestlove proves that the cast of NBC’s sitcom, “Parks & Recreation” is the Wu-Tang Clan of comedy, an “ensemble of which all the cast shines.”

If you’ve been paying attention for the last 14 years or so, you’ll note that Raekwon’s highly anticipated album Only Built for Cuban Linx II has been one of hip-hop lore, or rather a record that will presumably never come out. When we were working on the Sept. ’09 issue of GIANT which included the […]