The Muppets singing Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s classic “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” will no doubt be the best thing you see on the Internet today.
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Fans of the Wu-Tang Clan still uphold the legacy of the king-sized, zany character in the Ol’ Dirty Bastard. The estate of the late rapper has announced a new partnership that also includes the production of a reality show featuring the family of ODB, along with other related business moves.
Good news has arrived for Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Wu-Tang Fans alike.
Even after his passing there is controversy surrounding Ol’ Dirty Bastard‘s name. A new documentary titled Dirty: Platinum Edition was to be screened last Friday (November 15) but was stopped by a cease and desist letter from ODB’s widow Icelene Jones.
While it’s been an amazing time celebrating the 20th anniversary of Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), November also brings up somber memories for the Wu-Tang Clan as nine years ago Ol’ Dirty Bastard passed away unexpectedly. Thankfully his spirit lives on through a very memorable legacy.
While club anthems and swag music continue to dominate the airwaves, lyrics remain the foundation to any one picking up the microphone. Even with the acclaim that comes from spitting a strong verse, there are some rappers that have chosen to have others do the writing for them.
It’s been over a year since the late, great 2Pac Shakur made his return to stage in hologram form at Coachella 2012. That moment influenced others to reimagine deceased legends at Rock The Bells, which kicked off Saturday, September 7 in San Bernardino, Calif.
Danny Brown is quietly making his competition look like lesser MCs one track at a time. Today, he drops some lyrical gems in the visual for “ODB,” which is as drug-influenced as his music.
In the nearly nine years since the unfortunate passing of Wu-Tang Clan star Ol’ Dirty Bastard, his bizarre image, rhyme schemes and accompanying lifestyle lives on in infamy. With the announcement that the RZA is digging in the vaults to unearth some ODB verses for the upcoming A Better Tomorrow album, fans around the world […]
As one of the standouts of the Wu-Tang Clan, Ol’ Dirty Bastard helped form the mystique of the legendary rap collective with his aggressive yet zany rhyming style and image. Although his untimely death in 2004 shook fans and the Clan to the core, it has been confirmed that the “Brooklyn Zoo” rapper will appear […]
The legendary DJ Tony Touch decided to liberate some rare footage he’s been sitting on for over 20 years. If all goes to plan, he will release 50 bits of vintage scenes from his vault each day leading up to the release of Piece Maker 3 (50 MCs Reunion) – the follow up to 2004′s The Piece Maker 2.
Raekwon has been on a tear lately, dropping consistent heat rocks and leaving his much younger competition in the dust. After two decades in the game, the Chef is reuniting with his Wu-Tang Clan brothers for the upcoming 20th anniversary album, A Better Tomorrow.
When the Ol’ Dirty Bastard biopic, Dirty White Boy, debuts, don’t expect to see appearances from Raekwon or GZA. Star, Michael K. Williams revealed that the film’s producer doesn’t want to cast “any actors,” to play Wu-Tang members, but representatives for The Chef, and GZA have both said that they will not show up in […]
Hip-Hop Wired is sending a special happy birthday shoutout to the one and only Ghostface Killah, aka Tony Starks, aka Pretty Toney. We are incredibly grateful for Ghostface because, let’s be honest, where would we be without Ghost’s masterful words of wisdom? Ghost Deini has been handing out gems of advice since the early 90s, […]
Michael K. William has been tapped to play the role of late Wu-Tang Clan member, Ol’ Dirty Bastard in a new film covering the final years of the eccentric rapper’s life, according to Entertainment Weekly. The movie, titled, Dirty White Boy, will center around the rapper’s relationship with Jarred Weisfeld, a former VH1 Production assistant who […]