GZA On The Wu: ‘It’s Not What It Used To Be’

Mr GZA has been speaking of the state of play in the Wu Tang Clan after the at times turbulent 8 Diagrams tour.

Asked by Pitchfork what was going down in Camp Wu this late summer of 2008, GZA replied, "I can’t really call it, man. It’s definitely not the same. It’s not what it used to be, as far as the vibe. These brothers need to still get amongst each other and get out some things. You know, you can become wounded, and then your wound heals, but the scar is still there. And that’s pretty much what it is. There’s still a few scars. That’s obvious. And, you know, they showin’, but we just have to work it out. It’s better for us, man. I mean, the brand is so strong that we need to really pull it together and really pop it off. We really need to put all differences to the side and focus on what we do have in common, because that’s how it started off.

"That may be one of the problems. I mean, that’s a problem with people in the world, anyway, in general. We can find 1,000 things that make us different, but we can’t find one thing that makes us the same. You know, some brothers voiced their opinion. I mean, it’s still love. It’s just the vibe is funny. The vibe is real funny lately. I do plan on doin’ another album with RZA. I mean, the most incredible album that’s ever been done. I plan on doin’ that."


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