GODS OF RAP – WU-TANG CLAN, DE LA SOUL & PUBLIC ENEMY ON TOUR

Yep, you read that right.  Three of Hip Hop’s all-time greatest super groups are coming together to play three UK shows in London, Manchester and Glasgow in celebration of the respective anniversaries of their most seminal albums.  This once in a lifetime tour marks the anniversary of Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Enter The Wu-Tang 36 Chambers’, Public…

ALL THE SAMPLES FROM ENTER THE WU-TANG [36 CHAMBERS]

In 1993, Wu-Tang Clan made their debut with ‘Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’.  The album was a sampling game-changer; borrowing from classic Soul & Jazz records as much as it did from 1970s Martial Arts films. Almost 25 years later, ’36 Chambers’ remains one of the most significant albums of all time. Underpinned by consistently…

ADRIAN YOUNGE & GHOSTFACE KILLAH – RETURN OF THE SAVAGE

Adrian Younge will release a brand new compilation later this week, entitled ‘Linear Labs: Los Angeles’.  The album will feature previously unheard tracks from the producer, including those from some upcoming projects.  One such track is ‘Return Of The Savage’, which is taken from the unreleased follow-up to Younge’s collaboration with Ghostface Killah, ‘Twelve Reasons To…

RAEKWON – FLY INTERNATIONAL LUXURIOUS ART

Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon has been dropping hints about new album ‘Fly International Luxurious Art’ since at least before 2013’s ‘It’s My Thing‘.  Now that it’s finally here, we’re treated to some pretty grandiose beats, as well as contributions from Busta Rhymes, A$AP Rocky, 2Chainz, Ghostface Killah, Snoop Dogg & Rick Ross.  It’s a pretty mixed bag…

GHOSTFACE KILLAH – 36 SEASONS

Featuring the singles’Love Don’t Live Here No More‘, ‘The Battlefield‘, ‘Double Cross‘, ‘Blood On The Streets‘, ‘Homicide‘ and title track ‘36 Seasons‘, the new album from Wu-Tang’s Ghostface Killah is finally upon us.  The album puts Ghost exactly where he should be; weaving tales of comic book style fantasy over soul-sampling beats.  Simply put, we hated…

WU TANG CLAN – A BETTER TOMORROW

Warner Music Germany have unveiled a full stream of the new Wu-Tang Clan album on YouTube, and ‘A Better Tomorrow’ is now available on all platforms.  The album contains previous singles ‘Ron O’Neal‘, ‘Ruckus In B Minor‘, ‘Necklace‘ and title track ‘A Better Tomorrow.  It has to be said that this album is a complete…

THE PROVINCE PLAYLIST – NOVEMBER 2014

What a month it’s been!  Big Dada have given us new albums from from Dels and Wiley, we’ve heard the first track from PRhyme [Royce Da 5’9 & DH Premier], and Hudson Mohawke enlisted Pusha T, Future, Travi$ Scott and French Montana for the remix of ‘Chimes‘.  All that, and we haven’t even mentioned the new Wu-Tang Clan…