Why Wu-Tang Clan Will Sell Only a Single Copy of Their New Album

By MBD   The new Wu Tang Clan hip hop album “The Wu – Once Upon A Time In Shaolin” has stunned the world. That’s not because of the content of the lyrics, or the sound itself, but because the group has announced that it will only press and sell a single copy of the highly anticipated album. The album is said to be housed in a silver-and-nickel engraved box, just outside of Marrakech, Morocco, hidden away in a vault housed beneath the shadow of the Atlas Mountains. The eccentric container was itself handcrafted for the specific purpose of housing the album, crafted over the course of three months by British-Moroccan artist Yahya.  Yahya’s works have been commissioned by no less notables than royal families and business leaders from around the world. The price tag for the album and it’s housing will be well up in the multimillion-dollar range.  “We’re...

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