Wu Tang Clan Enter The Wu Tang (36 Chambers)

Loud/RCA, 1993
East Coast hip-hop came back in 1993, thanks to a nine-man troupe of Staten Island MCs with a fascination for Hong Kong martial-arts mythology and producer RZA's love of menacing atmospherics. Hip-hop had rarely been this dirty.

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