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Wu-Tang Clan's GZA Announces Two New Zealand Shows

Wu-Tang Clan's GZA Announces Two New Zealand Shows

Tuesday 8th August, 2017 12:00PM

Wu-Tang Clan founding member GZA is returning to New Zealand for two shows in November. Considered as the 'spiritual head' of the clan, GZA aka The Genius is renowned as one of the world's top hip hop lyricists, being armed with one of the largest vocabularies in the business which he commands with a silky smooth flow. Aside from his work with Wu-Tang, the Brooklyn native has carved out a hugely successful solo career that has spawned five studio albums including his widely acclaimed 1995 offering Liquid Swords. The upcoming tour is GZA's first solo appearance on these shores since 2011, here are the details...


GZA The Genius

Saturday 11th November, The Studio, Auckland
Sunday 12th November, San Fran, Wellington

Tickets available from 9am tomorrow (Wed 9th Aug) from HERE at UTR and in-store at Flying Out (AKL) and RPM/Slow Boat (WLG)


Here's the clip for 'Liquid Swords' lifted from the 1995 album of the same name...


And here's 'Breaker Breaker' lifted from his 1999 record Beneath The Surface...


PRESS RELEASE:

A Metropolis Touring & Trent Slingshot Presentation
GZA (USA)

WU-TANG CLAN founding member, GZA returns this November to grace Australian & NZ fans with his electrifying live shows. His thought-provoking and street-bred raw lyricism layered over catchy beats has created plethora of anthems that shaped the hip-hop world. He has earned the honorary title of ‘The Genius’.

GZA’s lyrical dexterity sets him apart from the flock. This is true & original hip hop that puts the current mainstream scene to shame. His 1995 album ‘Liquid Swords’ is recognized as one of the greatest Hip Hop albums of all time, selling over a million copies. This is your chance to listen to the anthems ‘Liquid Swords’, ‘Living in the World Today’, ‘Labels’, ‘4th Chamber’ plus Wu-Tang Clan classics 'C.R.E.A.M', ‘Clan in da Front’, ‘Protect Ya Neck’, Wu-Tang Clan Aint Nuthing Ta Fuck Wit and more!

Australian fans have been eagerly waiting for the return of their idol since GZA’s last solo tour in 2012. The Brooklyn native is widely loved in Australia with passionate fans awarding him with a cult-esque praise every time he hits the stage.

GZA’s work with Wu-Tang Clan combined with his renowned solo albums have earned him a reputation as one of the most credible and respected rappers working today. Do not miss your opportunity to witness GZA perform his legendary songs and deliver a true hip-hop show.

Tickets from UTR, Flying Out, Slow Boat and RPM.


Links
facebook.com/theGZA/

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