Eligible in: 2017 (The 2018 Induction Ceremony)
Previously Considered? No what's this?
Inducted into Rock Hall Projected in 2024 (ranked #278) .
|Essential Albums (?)||Wikipedia||Amazon MP3||Amazon CD|
|Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993)||☆||♫||♁|
|Liquid Swords (1995)||☆||♫||♁|
|Essential Songs (?)||Wikipedia||Amazon MP3||YouTube|
|Protect Ya Neck (1993)||☆||♫||☊|
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Rap sucks. There's no such thing as creativity, innovation, or originality in Rap, and no one has called anyone an influence because four years after these rappers put out their disc no one likes them anymore and laughs at anyone who does listen to them... This is DISPOSABLE "music".
Posted by The Ghoul on Sunday, 04.1.07 @ 12:41pm
You're an idiot.
Posted by Kit on Sunday, 04.1.07 @ 12:44pm
wow, ghoul. After reading that comment I felt this unberable feeling that i should burn my copy of World Destruction. thank you. i claim to have reached an epiphany of sorts.
Posted by liam on Sunday, 09.23.07 @ 08:06am
it's ironic that you say that, ghoul. you have obviously never listened to wu-tang before, as they were one of the first to chop up r&b piano lines and turn them into now common beats, one of the first to bring hip-hop out of new york and into the mainstream, and one of the most influential bodies in this generation's version of rock and roll. when you're done cumming all over the walls about "kid a", give them a chance.
Posted by frank on Friday, 12.26.08 @ 11:13am
Shut the hell up "the ghoul" the wu-tang clan isnt one of those crappy pop-rap groups like dem franchise boyz.They've been around for years and have a dedicated fanbase and should get in.
Posted by Derrick on Friday, 01.2.09 @ 14:20pm
Not eligible til 2018, but this group might be my one exception to banning rappers fm the RHOF. Method Man is a great artist 4 real, not hype.
Posted by Telarock on Tuesday, 08.18.09 @ 14:17pm
"Banning" hip hop strikes me as a ludicrously close-minded thing to do, and would probably be enough to kill this Hall off completely -- probably not such a bad thing by the sounds of it.
Posted by oosive on Tuesday, 08.18.09 @ 14:38pm
(re: Public Enemy) "... so being included in this place, lest it be that it's far too good to be included in such an exclusive, favouritist, stodgy dive." - oosive
Posted by Telarock on Tuesday, 08.18.09 @ 15:29pm
When I refer to a "dive" I mean the Hall itself >_> You really thought I meant this site? OK, umm, bye.
Posted by oosive on Tuesday, 08.18.09 @ 16:04pm
"You know, favouritism, where people give unfair priority to stuff they -- get this! prefer." - oosive
Posted by Telarock on Tuesday, 08.18.09 @ 17:07pm
"They dont induct marginal artists. Have you given the British Music Museum a try? You might prefer them."--Telarock
Posted by Philip on Tuesday, 08.18.09 @ 17:46pm
I think the Wu Tang Clan likes butthole...personally
Posted by Bartelby Gaines on Thursday, 11.19.09 @ 07:58am
Mike, your an idiot if you think that.
Posted by Cornelius on Tuesday, 06.15.10 @ 18:15pm
And you're an idiot too Cornelius.
Posted by Mike on Wednesday, 06.16.10 @ 10:52am
Right I dont get it how people use the fact a band has got a "dedicated fanbase" as proof a band should get in. How's that make sense? Brokencyde have a dedicated fanbase, should they get in?
Posted by GFW on Thursday, 12.16.10 @ 10:27am
if hip-hop belongs in, these boyz belong in ... this iz the group that spawned notably Method Man ... also Raekwon, Old Bastard and others ... this legendary crue fm Staten Isle belongs, yes ... best rapper group ever.
Posted by Telarock on Sunday, 02.6.11 @ 11:52am
Influence: Definetly, wu tang have had an influence on many rap groups since. 30
Posted by GFW on Sunday, 10.16.11 @ 14:06pm
There is too much anger on here. Personal tastes of genre dont matter, relevance and influence does. If an artist's music is still relevant 25 years later, then they can be considered. If current artist are covering their stuff they must have done something right. Some people just don't like certain kinds of music, so the people who actually vote on this must hold back preconceptions. Many of you won't matter to them any way, theyre gonna run the HOF the way they want.
Posted by MJC on Sunday, 01.1.12 @ 18:39pm
The Essential album is Liquid Swords? Really? That isn't even a Wu-Tang Album, it's a GZA album! Wu Tang's Essential album is and always will be Enter the 36 Chambers!
Posted by clarkpaco on Monday, 01.9.12 @ 21:32pm
PROTECT YA GOD DAMN NECK!
Posted by Sufjan Yorke on Wednesday, 02.15.12 @ 18:01pm
I feel remotely threatened.
Posted by Paul Kagebein on Wednesday, 02.15.12 @ 18:36pm
tfw you will never have a song dedicated to you by Drake
Posted by GFW on Saturday, 12.21.13 @ 14:14pm
I voted yes as the Wu had a MASSIVE effect on hip hop
Posted by Michael on Sunday, 05.11.14 @ 02:47am
Actually after chatting with my dad... I have to say no, the Wu is simply too large, and after the mess with Chicago's induction... The Wu although highly influential is unlikely because of the logistics of getting 100+ artists inducted at once... It would be a mess... Because at the end of the day Wu Tang isn't a group, it's a collective.
Posted by Michael on Wednesday, 06.22.16 @ 18:22pm
Michael: Considering how the process of inductees goes for the Hall of Fame, I really don't think the Hall would be racking its brain on how to induct the Wu-Tang Clan. The obvious inductees are the nine primary members (including Ol Dirty Bastard). The only question mark would be Cappadonna. The rest of their Killa Beez would probably just be seen as exhibit footnotes. Just my two cents.
Posted by SotN on Thursday, 07.7.16 @ 23:29pm
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