Day 47 - Ironman -

Ghostface's 1996 Ironman and Supreme Clientele were both the kind of albums that cemented Wu members' staying power as solo acts. There is a great NPR story (which is basically awesome because to hear Terry Gross say "protect your neck" pretty much makes my day) about the business of hip hop and what the Wu did in terms of artist management. I think that the business strides made by Wu members in terms of musicians controlling their own destiny is pretty interesting - and the best part is that the Wu as a business entity has been cemented in popular culture with Wu Tang Financial (is it just me or is the old woman throwing up the Wu just awesome).

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