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Wu-Tang Clan's Best Pop-Culture References

Rocks Off can't rightfully remember the last time the whole Wu-Tang Clan was ever in Houston, if they ever have been. For some reason, we keep wanting to think they came once with Rage Against The Machine around 1997. In 2007, they came to Dallas on the Rock The Bells summer tour with Nas, Talib Kweli and UGK.

The Houston date on that tour, set for August 7 at Reliant Park, but was canceled due to low ticket sales, as "around only 1,000" were sold for the stop. Other stops on the tour included Rage and Public Enemy, but in true H-Town fashion, we got shafted.

We asked Rocks Off's own Shea Serrano what we needed to know about the Wu, above and beyond everything we have learned the past 17 years since we discovered a cassette of Enter the 36 Chambers in 5th grade. Here's what he sent us:

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Craig Hlavaty
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