In Brief

Multi-million dollar recording housed in handcrafted silver-and-nickel box.

The Wu-Tang Clan wants to remind people that music is art, which is why they will only be releasing one copy of their new album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, encased in a handcrafted silver-and-nickel box. Before it goes on sale, the multi-million dollar album will also go on tour through museums, galleries, and other art events.

Long-time group member, RZA, made it clear in an interview with Forbes that they want to do something unprecedented. “We’re making a single-sale collector’s item. This is like somebody having the scepter of an Egyptian king.” The hope is that the album will reach the same status as famous artwork from names such as Picasso and Da Vinci.

BASIC MEMBER CONTENT
This content is available for Basic Members.
Already a member, log in