Monday June 1, 2020

How Wu-Tang Clan sold a $2 million album to a pharma price gouger

'The most hated man in America' bought the only copy of 'Once Upon a Time in Shaolin'

10th December, 2015
Wu-Tang Clan's first album was launched in 1993, entitled "Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)" Credit: Getty

It was one of the greatest sales pitches the music industry has ever heard.

In March 2014, Robert Diggs, better known as RZA, the producer and de facto leader of the Wu-Tang Clan, the iconic rap group, announced that the Clan would create only one copy of its next album, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, and sell it to the highest bidder. “We’re about to put out a piece of art like nobody else...

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