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Shaolin and the Wu-Tang
a theme which it has revisited on its albums from time to time. The group frequently collaborates with other famous hip hop performers, including
and MF Doom.
'Enter the Wu-Tang'
Wu-Tang Clan formed in 1992 with rap artist
as producer and leader. The group released its debut studio album,
Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
on November 9th, 1993. Although it peaked at only No. 41 on the US chart, the album eventually sold more than 3 million copies in the United States alone on the strength of its two singles, Protect Ya Neck and Method Man. The hotly anticipated follow-up album,
came out in 1997 and immediately reached a peak position of No. 1 on the US chart. According to the RIAA, it eventually sold more than 4 million copies. The album was also one of its most critically well-received with a nomination for Best Rap Album from the Grammy Awards. Wu-Tang Clan followed up this success with
in 2000, which sold a million copies in the US, and
in 2001, which sold more than half a million. Following the tragic death of group member Ol' Dirty Bastard, Wu-Tang Clan released
A Better Tomorrow
in 2014 and
Once Upon a Time in Shaolin
in 2015. On the festival circuit, Wu-Tang Clan has appeared at the
One of Wu-Tang Clan's most memorable performances was at Coachella 2013, when the full group reunited after creative differences over the previous album kept some of the members apart.