Trailer For The Man With The Iron Fists 2: A Good Day To Iron Fists

Okay, maybe that subtitle isn't real, and maybe the first Man with the Iron Fists wasn't the cinematic masterpiece we were hoping for. But it seems wrong somehow to ignore any martial arts film produced by a member of the Wu-Tang Clan (besides, this time someone else is directing it). » 12/01/14 2:30pm 12/01/14 2:30pm

This Final Fantasy VI Wu-Tang Clan Mash-Up Is Weird And Wonderful

If you're wondering what this image is, yes: it's a silhouette of a chocobo with the iconic Wu-Tang "W" cut out. And yes, that can only mean one thing: someone finally mashed up key verses from the Wu-Tang Clan with songs from Final Fantasy VI. The end result is about as whacky as you'd expect. » 10/20/14 2:00pm 10/20/14 2:00pm

Wu Tang Clan's GZA shows his nerd cred by rapping the Big Bang

At a recent lecture at the University of Toronto, GZA "Genius" of the Wu Tang Clan gave students a sneak preview of his upcoming cosmology-themed album "Dark Matter" by spitting some scientifically accurate rhymes about the Big Bang, the "fastest growing infant since the time of birth." » 11/21/13 12:20pm 11/21/13 12:20pm

Does Grant Morrison know the secret of the Wu-Tang Clan?

At New York Comic Con, io9 met up with famed comic scribe Grant Morrison. We picked his brain about such topics as the RZA, Batman and Superman's S&M games, and that time Wonder Woman built a sneaky sculpture of herself out of cured ham. » 10/12/12 1:05pm 10/12/12 1:05pm

It's bloody explosions a-go-go in the first trailer for Wu-Tang rapper…

Witness the first, unapologetically over-the-top trailer for the RZA-directed, Quentin Tarantino-approved kung fu flick The Man With The Iron Fists. In the film — which hits theaters later this year — sees Lucy Liu killing feudal Chinese warriors with a fan, Russell Crowe moonlighting as a cowboy, and a character who… » 6/29/12 6:55am 6/29/12 6:55am

Neil Degrasse Tyson joins the Wu-Tang Clan!

Neil Degrasse Tyson and Wu-Tang Clan founder GZA (Gary Grice) are teaming up to make a album about space, which will no doubt bomb atomically throughout. Two geniuses in a room together, rapping about the cosmos? Our minds are blown. Updated. » 6/15/12 4:20pm 6/15/12 4:20pm

RZA's G.I. Joe action figure, Jar Jar Binks in Carbonite, and other…

Starting tomorrow, the Toy Fair 2012 trade show will engulf Midtown Manhattan in a tide of roiling plastic. Points of articulation will blot out the sky, and reality itself will polymorph into one cosmically absurd play set. » 2/11/12 4:10pm 2/11/12 4:10pm

New trailer for "The Golden Phoenix" is hip hop kung fu fantasy…

Basically there is nothing more sublime than this. RZA teams with Eli Roth to bring you hard core kung fu - set in "another world - where everybody fights!" » 6/28/10 1:12pm 6/28/10 1:12pm

The Hip-Hop-SciFi Connection In 5 Easy Videos

At first glance, your average Biggie verse doesn't have much in common with Isaac Asimov. But when you look closer, the connections between hip hop and scifi really aren't so hard to find. Here's a primer, with five visual examples. » 4/04/10 10:00am 4/04/10 10:00am