"The album was our vision, and the thought of having anyone but us in the driver's seat was unthinkable," rapper says of fan-backed approach
"Give the fucking music out," rapper balks about 88-year copyright. "Stop playing with the public"
One copy of 'Once Upon a Time in Shaolin' will be sold at auction, with bids allegedly already reaching $5 million
"This is being positioned both by the Wu-Tang Clan and by Paddle8 as a work of art," auction-house spokeswoman Sarah Goulet says
"It's becoming like the people in uniform have criminal personalities and criminal minds," says Wu-Tang mastermind. "And they're not embarrassed by it"
The first Wu-Tang album since 2007 is a mishmosh of ill-fitting styles
"This visual was created by Wu-Tang Clan in the hopes of inspiring change and promoting unity throughout the world," the reunited hip-hop group write.
Six of the legendary group's nine members perform the soulful, epic 'A Better Tomorrow' track
"In all reality, Wu-Tang is before us and will be after us"
Hip-hop's greatest crew reload their chambers and rise once more
Soulful cut is the opener from Wu-Tang member's upcoming "hip-hop superhero" concept album '36 Seasons'
Long-awaited album will also be released on a special, limited-edition portable speaker dubbed Boombot Rex, which will feature album tracks and instrumentals
Group talks new album 'A Better Tomorrow,' while Raekwon addresses his holdout from and eventual reconciliation with the Clan
Jane's Addiction, the National, the Flaming Lips and Pussy Riot will also appear during three-city jaunt