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RZA and Black Keys Team Up on New Track 'The Baddest Man Alive'

Hear the new collaboration from 'The Man With the Iron Fists' soundtrack

RZA and Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys
C Flanigan/WireImage; Patrick Kovarik/AFP/GettyImages
October 11, 2012 5:25 PM ET

RZA has teamed up with the Black Keys again in a new track for the Wu-Tang leader's directorial film debut, The Man With the Iron Fists. (They previously paired up on "Dollars and Sense" from the Akron rockers' collaborative record Blakroc.) "The Baddest Man Alive" finds RZA spitting pure hubris – "I snatch food from the mouth of a tiger/ Take a gasoline bath then I walk through fire" – over a scuzzy blues riff and a drumbeat that grooves along in staggered snare hits.

The soundtrack for The Man With the Iron Fists hits shelves on October 23rd, and the film lands in theaters on November 2nd. You can check out the trailer here.


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