.

U-God of Wu-Tang Clan

U-God of Wu-Tang Clan

January 8, 2002 12:00 AM ET

Latin Ladies
Shakira is at the top of the Latin-ladies list right now. Her song is so catchy, and her little hip movements catch me out there. I live in the Latin-lady capital, New York City, and if I see one, I'll definitely jump out of my car, go over there and see what's goin' on!

NBA Street
That's my new video game - one of my loves. It's for PlayStation 2. In the Wu, I'll play RZA and Masta Killa, but I'm the best at it, of course.

Nike Shox
I call them "Nike boings" 'cause they got the spring-action thing. They're like space slippers, or moon sneakers - they're definitely some shit you'd wear up on the moon.

Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt is a bad motherfucka; he can change into anything. He could literally be a fuckin' couch - he could act like a couch and you wouldn't even fuckin' know it! I like all his movies - Fight Club, Twelve Monkeys - but my favorite shit he's in is Snatch. I like that British crime shit. That Guy Ritchie - I'd like to meet him. I'd say, "Put me in your next flick as a villain!"

Hard Rock
My taste varies, man. I don't really like Staind, I like the harder stuff - hard metal, rough shit like those Linkin Park niggas and Limp Bizkit. I just like the energy level. I like songs that catch my emotions, and they caught me out there. You might catch me singin' that shit!

Shark Bar
There's this little spot in uptown Manhattan where I get the Southern spicy food I like - they've got the rice, candied yams, corn, blackened catfish, honey-glazed chicken. The vibe's bluesy, cool, laid-back, and the food is like your mother was cooking.

Bernie Mac
He's one of the funniest motherfuckas in America. Him, Chris Tucker, Jamie Foxx and Chris Rock - those are the guys in the forefront of comedy. Bernie Mac, you just look at him and start laughing. His eyeballs make you laugh. I love comedy - 'cause I'm a funny motherfucka.

Wu-Tang Clan have just released their fourth album, Wu-Tang Iron Flag.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Santa Monica”

Everclear | 1996

After his brother and girlfriend both died of drug overdoses, Art Alexakis -- depressed and hooked on drugs himself -- jumped off the Santa Monica Pier in California, determined to die. "It was really stupid," said the Everclear frontman, who would further explore his personal emotional journey in the song "Father of Mine." "I went under the water. Then I said, 'I don't wanna die.'" The song, declaring "Let's swim out past the breakers/and watch the world die," was intended as a manifesto for change, Alexakis said. "Let the world do what it's gonna do and just live on our own."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com