Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men

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  • TV-MA
  • 2019
  • 1 Season
  • 8.1  (1,824)

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men is a four-part documentary series produced by Showtime, which delves into the history and legacy of the legendary hip-hop group, Wu-Tang Clan. The series takes viewers on a journey through the origins of the group, their rise to fame, and the impact they had on the music industry and popular culture. The series features interviews with all nine of the Wu-Tang Clan members, including Cappadonna, Ghostface Killah, and The GZA, as well as other notable figures from the music world.

The first episode of the series begins by introducing the members of the Wu-Tang Clan and their unique backgrounds, highlighting their individual contributions to the group's sound and style. Viewers learn about the group's humble beginnings in Staten Island, New York, and the challenges they faced as young men trying to make it in the music industry.

As the series progresses, viewers are taken through the key moments in the Wu-Tang Clan's history, including the release of their debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), which became an instant classic and is still widely regarded as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time. The series also explores the individual solo careers of the Wu-Tang Clan members, and how they continued to push the boundaries of the genre with their unique styles and sounds.

One of the most interesting aspects of the series is the emphasis on the group's cultural significance beyond just music. Wu-Tang Clan were pioneers in their use of kung-fu movie samples and imagery, and the series explores how this helped to create a unique aesthetic and sensibility that has had a lasting impact on hip-hop and popular culture as a whole. The show also touches on the group's influence on fashion, as well as their involvement in activism and social issues.

Throughout the series, viewers are treated to a wealth of behind-the-scenes footage and interviews, offering a rare glimpse into the creative process of Wu-Tang Clan. There are also many emotional moments, as members of the group reflect on the loss of their fallen comrade, Ol' Dirty Bastard, and the impact his death had on the group and their music.

Overall, Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men is a must-watch for any fan of hip-hop or music history in general. The series offers a comprehensive and compelling look at one of the most important and influential groups in the history of the genre, and it does so with a level of depth and intelligence seldom seen in music documentaries. With its wealth of never-before-seen footage, insightful interviews, and powerful storytelling, Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men is a true masterpiece of music documentary filmmaking.

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on May 10, 2019.

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Episode 4
4. Episode 4
May 31, 2019
Twenty-five years in, a family looks to cement a legacy. 'Ol Dirty is dead. Everybody has gone solo. The 'W' is fading. Yet Wu-Tang Clan, their logo, music and their message remain indelible fixtures in the history of music and America.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
May 24, 2019
The sweet smell of success was intoxicating but the death of a friend changed the way each member saw the world and the Wu. The members would all go on to have successful solo careers, and Wu-Tang's global footprint was massive.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
May 17, 2019
Wu-Tang Clan's underground rap single blows up and business moved fast. Despite their success, things were going on back home in the projects that affected their friends and family - the Wu weren't immune to it. Nor were they bulletproof.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
May 10, 2019
The RZA, The GZA, 'Ol Dirty Bastard, Inspectah Deck, Raekwon The Chef, U-God, Ghostface Killah, Cappadonna, Masta Killa and Method Man cut a song, Protect Ya Neck, and the world hasn't been the same since.
Where to Watch Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men
Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men is available for streaming on the Showtime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, FuboTV, Sling, Google Play, Apple TV and Showtime Anytime.
  • Premiere Date
    May 10, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (1,824)