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Wu-Tang Inc. 

Wednesday, Nov 26 2008

Products of Staten Island's notorious Park Hill projects, the nine-member Wu-Tang Clan surfaced in the '90s to forge a unique roughneck New York hip-hop style. Their music absorbed obsessions with technology, kung fu and gangster flicks, and the street-level Islamic faction Five Percent Nation. More than that, though, Wu-Tang also introduced hip-hop to corporate-style diversity, with individual members generating numerous solo projects and the group developing a Wu Wear clothing line.

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