A trio of new shows and documentaries have come out or are in the works around the 25th anniversary of Wu-Tang Clan’s groundbreaking debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang Clan (36 Chambers). The latest is a docuseries called “Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men,” set to premiere at Sundance on Jan. 28 and air on Showtime this spring. Sacha Jenkins--who executive produced Netflix’s hip hop series “Rapture”--directed the four-part series, which looks at the rise of the legendary hip hop collective and contains interviews with all of the group’s surviving members. You can check out an interview with Sacha Jenkins on the docuseries above.
Other shows and documentaries around 36 Chambers include a RZA-produced Hulu series based on the origin of the Clan as well as a documentary titled “For The Children: 25 Years of Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)” directed by Shomi Patwary. In other Wu news, the group recently performed on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series. Check out that performance here.
The Wu-Tang Clan are playing two shows at Philadelphia's Franklin's Music Hall on Jan. 24 & 25 as well as two in their native New York on Jan. 26 & 27 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of 36 Chambers.. You can find tickets to all four shows on AXS by following this link.