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Kick off our Wu-Tang Forever series with this acclaimed doc—a definitive primer on the rise and influence of Shaolin's finest. Beginning in the summer of 1993, when Wu-Tang emerged from the projects of Staten Island, and took the hip-hop world by storm, director Gerald ‘Gee Bee’ Barclay, a former Spike Lee and Abel Ferrara collaborator who shot some of the Clan's most memorable music videos, offers an insider's account of their meteoric rise. Watch, in real time, as the group develops and popularizes the East Coast hip hop sound and reimagines the entire model for how a rap group could look, sound, dress and be—selling more than 20 million albums and becoming a global pop culture phenomenon while putting their life-long relationships to the test.

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Wu-Tang Forever: The Art and Legacy of Shaolin's Finest: This summer, on the 25th anniversary of the iconic 1997 album, Wu-Tang Forever, explore the many faces of rap's ultimate supergroup in this specially curated tribute series.

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    • Gerald Barclay

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