Wu-Tang’s RZA Turns 50: A Second Chance At Life

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Rapper, music producer, actor, businessman and visionary, RZA is seen pretty much as the leader of the legendary hip-hop supergroup, Wu-Tang Clan. The Wu-Tang Clan has released five gold and platinum albums, selling 40 million albums worldwide. The group is often hailed as one of the most influential groups in the history of hip-hop. RZA produced almost all of the Wu’s albums, as well as many Wu-Tang solo and affiliate projects. He is a cousin of two other original Wu-Tang Clan members: GZA and Ol’ Dirty Bastard.