'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli bought Wu-Tang Clan's million-dollar album

The Wu-Tang Clan’s 2014 announcement that they were producing only one copy of their new album, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, and selling it to the highest bidder seemed ridiculous from the get-go. Who had money to burn on such a luxury item? “Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli, that’s who.

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Azealia Banks to make film debut in Coco, directed by RZA

Azealia Banks is ready for her first, non-black-and-white-YouTube close-up. The hip-hop artist has been cast as the titular lead character in Coco, an upcoming film directed by Renaissance man and Wu-Tang Clan mastermind RZA, EW confirmed. The Lionsgate project also added Common, Jill Scott, Lucien Laviscount, and Hana Mae Lee to the movie.

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RZA talks about the new Wu-Tang record and why 'Sabrina' inspires him

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Earlier this week, the Wu-Tang Clan released A Better Tomorrow—its first group effort since 2007 and its sixth LP overall since 1993’s Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). While the album is, in many ways, a return to form, it swaps out the grimy claustrophobia of 36 Chambers for spacious sonics that help to underline how far the group’s grown over the years.

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