The Wu-Tang Manual ePUB ´ The Wu-Tang PDF or

The Wu-Tang Manual ePUB ´ The Wu-Tang PDF or Long awaited and much anticipated, The Wu Tang Manual is The RZA s first written introduction to the philosophy and history of Hip Hop s original Dynasty, the Wu Tang ClanSince the release of the revolutionary Enter the Wu Tang Chambersover the course of four seminal group albums and a multitude of ambitious side projects the Wu Tang Clan has . Long awaited and much anticipated, The Wu Tang Manual is The RZA s first written introduction to the philosophy and history of Hip Hop s original Dynasty, the Wu Tang ClanSince the release of the revolutionary Enter the Wu TangChambersover the course of four seminal group albums and a multitude of ambitious side projects the Wu Tang Clan has constantly redefined what hip hop can do and where hip hop can go Now, after a decade of dark beats and mysterious lyrics hinting at a larger whole, the RZA, the abbot of the legendary Staten Island hip hop collective, fully reveals, for the first time, the complex, multilayered Wu Tang Universe in The Wu Tang ManualWritten in a style that is at once personal and philosophical, The Wu Tang Manual unravels the intricate web of personalities and alter egos , warrior codes, numerological systems, and Eastern spiritual ethics that define the Wu Tang dynasty Packed with information that reflects the breadth and depth of the RZA s and rest of the Clan s intellectual interests and passions, The Wu Tang Manual is divided into four books of nine chambers each, for a total ofchambers All together, the book provides the breakdown of essential Wu Tang components, from basic information about each of the nine core members of Wu Tang Clan to deeper explorations of the key themes of the Wu Tang universe, a dictionary like Wu Slang lexicon, and an entire section of Wu Tang lyrics with densely annotated explanations of what they meanElegantly laid out and richly printed, the book is designed to reflect the Asian influence on the Wu Tang universe, which, as the book explains, began with a fascination with kung fu Movies but quickly led to serious study of martial arts and Eastern philosophy and spirituality The book also includes a map of Shaolin a trove of never before seen photos of the Wu Tang Clan, including shots of RZA s trip to China with Sifu Shi Yan Ming, live shots, and portraits by Michael Lavine, Craig Wetherby, Sophia Chang, and Frank and original illustrations of many of the guiding lights of the Wu Tang universe For the hardcore Wu Tang disciple and the recent initiate alike, The Wu Tang Manual is the definitive guide to the essence of Wu, one of the most innovative hip hop groups of all timeThe RZA s most recent book, The Tao of Wu, is also available from Riverhead Books