Take a Wu-Tang Clan Tour of Shaolin
Mass Appeal explores the projects, neighborhoods, and other locations mentioned in Wu-Tang Clan's lyrics.
Back when hip hop was CNN for black people, Wu-Tang Clan was the crew reporting the havoc on the streets of Staten. Home to most of the original members, Staten Island is known to most Wu-Tang disciples as Shaolin, inspired by the 1983 kung-fu flick Shaolin and Wu Tang. Take a tour of Wu-Tang’s Shaolin, featuring the projects, neighborhoods, and other locations mentioned in the lyrics, starting here.