Wu Tang Clan Once Upon A Time In Shaolin
noslideshow

Listen to 51 Seconds of Wu-Tang’s $5 Million Album

Wu-Tang’s decision to release only one copy of their album Once Upon A Time in Shaolin for $5 million has been surrounded by controversy, with debates over whether the limited release is actually good music. Some Wu fans are worried they won’t get to hear the album, and have even tried to liberate the project via Kickstarter.

Since breaking the story in March, Forbes has traveled to Morocco to gain a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album. In the 13-minute clip, titled “Once Upon A Time In Marrakech: Unlocking Wu-Tang’s Secret Album,” fans can hear a snippet from the album featuring Ghostface Killah.

Watch the mini-documentary in the player up top, and listen for the snippet around the 9 minute mark.

[h/t Forbes]

Update

According to Rolling Stone the female vocals heard in the snippet above is legendary singer Cher. If you listen closely you can hear Cher singing “Wu-Tang, baby. They rock the world,” at the end of the track.

Although this is the first time anyone has acknowledged Cher’s involvement in Once Upon A Time in Shaolin it was never really a secret. If you go to the album’s website it states that it “includes special guest appearances by Bonnie Jo Mason.” Cher’s first single without Sonny Bono, “Ringo, I Love You,” was under that same pseudonym. Cher has had in hand in two songs on the album.

[ h/t Rolling Stone]

Related Posts

Film
Film

RZA to Live Score “The 36th Chamber of Shaolin” with Wu-Tang Catalog

Music
Music

You Don’t Even Gotta Go to Summer School: ‘Wu-Tang Forever’ Turns 20 Years

Video
Video

Dissecting ‘Wu-Tang Forever’ By the Numbers

Music
Music

Want to Bid On a Really Expensive Wu-Tang Album?

Video
Video

Ghostface Killah, Happy Birthday to Wu!

Ad

Latest News

Music Video

Baseball Bats and Bentleys in CupcakKe’s “Cartoons” Video

New life for the quotable heatrock
News

LaVar Ball’s CNN Interview Was the Joke You Expected

Mr. Stay in Yo Lane swerved into a messy Chris Cuomo last night
alex-marlow, breitbart News

Make America Rape Again: Breitbart Editor Says ‘Rape Used to Mean Something’

Breitbart gonna Breitbart
Music Video

Dave East and Wiz Khalifa Team Up for Chaotic “Phone Jumpin” Video

Dave's most frantic and unpredictable video yet
pete rock black and white Features

The People Respond to Pete Rock Slamming Waka Flocka

Rap beef < social media commentary
lil pump Features

What’s Behind Hip Hop’s Fascination with Prescription Drugs?

A “profoundly anxious” generation in pain
Music Video

PREMIERE: Haze “23rd of April” Video

Grubby Pawz on the beat
Donn T Music Video

PREMIERE: Donn T ft. Chill Moody “Clear” Video

Questlove's sister has got soul
Lil Peep and Lil Tracy Music Video

Lil Peep’s “Cobain” with Lil Tracy Finally Has a Video

The 'Hellboy' classic rides again
haiti News

Donald Trump Moves to Deport 59,000 Haitians

Racist-in-Chief strikes again
Momo PIxel's 'Hair Nah' Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Momo Pixel, Creator of ‘Hair Nah!’ Video Game

"I was trying to explain how it feels when people touch your hair"
jay-z lebron james king new york News

JAY-Z Gets LeBron Back for That Whole “King of New York” Thing

"I'm the king of Cleveland now!"
marshawn-lynch News

Trump: Marshawn Lynch Should Be Suspended for National Anthem Protest in Mexico

Oh shut up
Waka Flocka Flame and Pete Rock Music

Pete Rock And Waka Flocka Flame Agree — Hip Hop Could Be Better

Waka loves the kids, Pete Rock loves the culture...and somehow that equals beef.
ol-dirty-bastard Features

The 36 Best Ol’ Dirty Bastard Solo Cuts, Ranked

There is no father
Ruste Juxx Music

PREMIERE: Ruste Juxx & The Last Composer ft. Flashius Clayton “Never Ran Never W...

"Boom, bang, bang, bang!"