RZA talks about Wu-Tang troubles, tour, album

    RZA was recently interviewed by MTV about the future prospects of the Wu-Tang Clan now that their tour is almost done, and RZA let fly with a lot of juicy quotes.


    "I stopped doing business with Raekwon," RZA told us recently. "I said, ‘We can be brothers, but we can’t do business,’ because he was doubting my business judgment. You doing business, you gotta have that faith. It takes faith to do that business. Me and Ghost is family, so I don’t like to speak on that situation, but he has people around him that’s deluded. They make him believe something that’s not real. I said this to Ghostface last week on the bus and said to U-God, ‘If you try to sue me for $100,000 … I don’t owe you sh–.’ Why would you say something like that? You let your lawyer gas you. I said to Ghost, ‘How the f— I owe you $2 million, God?’

    "Sh– is crazy, G. All that sh– is really delusion," the Clan’s head continued. "I got nothing but love for the Gods. We got people in our ears. I got people in my ear that said, ‘Don’t do the tour. You got this, you got that, you don’t need that Wu-Tang sh–.’ "

     RZA also talked about the potential for the group to do another album:

    "We’re out here busting our brains and having fun. Conversations have been sparking on the bus about potentially doing some more music. It’s a good thing. Once we’re talking, it’s a dialogue going. Once we start building, trust me, sh– gets better for us. Sh– gets better for everybody around us. You’re dealing with scientists. We’ll see if brothers get on the same wavelength. As far as us doing music together, I’m sure the other brothers are at the level I’m at — I don’t care if only 10 n—as hear it now. It’s medicine. That’s something that I started — my style of hip-hop when I came in the game. I didn’t care how people got it. I felt like MC Hammer and Young MC and all them was selling millions of records, and they was just keeping people blind. I said if 1 million people buy Wu-Tang, it’s better than better than 20 million people buying [MC Hammer’s] record. That’s 1 million more people waking up to the light of life."

     I don’t think RZA has been this open about the dealings of Wu-Tang in quite some time, and the interview is pretty great. RZA also said that Raekwon’s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II should be out in March, which as Guns N’ Roses fans can tell you, certainly means it won’t be out then. [MTV]