Raekwon weighs in on the upcoming Wu-Tang Clan album A Better Tomorrow, which is being led by RZA. Rae’s lack of participation has puzzled many, especially after learning the album is “nearly ready to ship”.

On RZA’s vision of the project:
“I would be the first one to say that we cannot leave everything in RZA’s hand no more. He has done his job to the greatest of his ability when we were younger, but now every man plays an imperative role in this situation. His plan was to do a more humble album. We was like, Nah. You can’t do that with the hardest group in the game.”

On the “Family Reunion” track:
“We knew that wasn’t no single.”

On getting everyone in the group to agree:
“It’s like getting the United Nations to all agree on one fucking thing. Italy ain’t having it. Japan is on some shit. You know what I mean? Now, here it is, the 20-year anniversary that’s so decoratedly respected that we might not even be on time for this shit.”

Source: GL

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