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8 Diagrams is the fifth studio album by American hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan, released December 11, 2007 on SRC/Universal Motown Records. [1]

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A Better Tomorrow (album)

A Better Tomorrow is the sixth studio album by American hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan.

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About.com, also known as The About Group (formerly About Inc.), is an Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites," of which there are nearly 1,000.

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An album is a sound recording format first used in gramophone (phonograph) records, and later in other analog recording and digital recording media.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.

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Baltimore (locally) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 26th-most populous city in the country.

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Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

"Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" is the second single by American singer-actress Cher from her second studio album The Sonny Side of Chér.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass) is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb, by plucking, slapping, popping, (rarely) strumming, tapping, thumping, or picking with a plectrum, often known as a pick.

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BBC Radio 1Xtra

BBC Radio 1Xtra (also known simply as 1Xtra) is a digital radio station in the United Kingdom from the BBC specialising in urban music.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (stylized as billboard) is an American music magazine, originally headquartered in New York City, New York and now owned by Prometheus Global Media.

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Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 highest-ranking music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine.

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Blender (magazine)

Blender was an American music magazine that billed itself as "the ultimate guide to music and more".

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Bob James (musician)

Robert McElhiney "Bob" James (born December 25, 1939) is an American two-time Grammy Award-winning smooth jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer.

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Darryl Hill (born September 18, 1969) best known by his stage name Cappadonna, is an American rapper and official member of the hip-hop collective Wu-Tang Clan.

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Chinese martial arts

Chinese martial arts, which are called kung fu or wushu, are a number of fighting styles that have developed over the centuries in China.

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David Porter (musician)

David Porter (born November 21, 1941) is an American record producer, songwriter, singer, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

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Dhani Harrison

Dhani Harrison (born 1 August 1978) is an English multi-instrumentalist musician and singer-songwriter who is the only child of George Harrison and Olivia Harrison.

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Digi Snacks

Digi Snacks is the fourth solo studio album by rapper and producer RZA, the third under his Bobby Digital alias.

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Discogs, short for discographies, is a website and database of information about audio recordings, including commercial releases, promotional releases, and bootleg or off-label releases.

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DJ Scratch

George Spivey (born June 21, 1968), professionally known as DJ Scratch, is an American hip hop disc jockey (DJ) and record producer from Brooklyn, New York.

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Easy Mo Bee

Osten Harvey, Jr., better known by his stage name Easy Mo Bee, is a hip hop/R&B record producer, known for production work for late 80's artists such as Big Daddy Kane and Miles Davis, as well as his affiliation with Bad Boy Records in its early years and his heavy production involvement in The Notorious B.I.G.'s debut album Ready to Die.

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Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone, Grand Officer OMRI (born 10 November 1928) is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor and former trumpet player, who has written music for more than 500 motion pictures and television series, as well as contemporary classical works.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Time Inc., that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.

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Erykah Badu

Erykah Abi Wright (born Erica Abi Wright; February 26, 1971), better known by her stage name Erykah Badu, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, activist, and actress.

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Freda Payne

Freda Charcilia Payne (born September 19, 1942)Some sources give a birth year of 1945, but this appears to be an error as all sources agree that she is older than her sister Scherrie, born 1944.

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George Clinton (musician)

George Clinton (born July 22, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and music producer.

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George Drakoulias

George Drakoulias (born 1965) is a Greek-American music producer and a former A&R executive at the American Recordings label.

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George Harrison

George Harrison, (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.

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Gerald Alston

Gerald Alston (born November 8, 1951) is an American R&B singer, and the lead singer with The Manhattans.

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Ghostface Killah

Dennis Coles (born May 9, 1970), better known by his stage name Ghostface Killah, is an American rapper and prominent member of the Wu-Tang Clan.

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Gary Grice (born August 22, 1966), better known by his stage names GZA and The Genius, is an American rapper and songwriter.

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Heart Sutra

The Heart Sūtra (Sanskrit) is a famous sutra in Mahāyāna Buddhism.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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Josiah Coker (born July 15, 1973), known by his stage names Ilacoin (or simply Coin), is an American rapper and producer.

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Inspectah Deck

Jason Hunter (born July 6, 1970) better known by his stage name Inspectah Deck, is an American rapper, producer, and member of the Wu-Tang Clan.

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Interpolation (music)

Interpolation (also known as replayed), especially 20th-century music and later, is an abrupt change of musical elements, with (almost immediate) resumption of the main theme or idea.

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Iron Flag

Iron Flag is the fourth studio album by American East Coast hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan, released on December 18, 2001 on Loud Records.

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Jimmy Ponder

Jimmy Ponder (born May 10, 1946 - died September 16, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) was an American jazz guitarist.

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John Frusciante

John Anthony Frusciante (born March 5, 1970) is an American guitarist, singer, producer and composer.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.

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Loud Records

Loud Records was a record label founded by Steve Rifkind in 1991.

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Lyn Collins

Gloria Lavern Collins, better known as Lyn Collins (12 June 1948 – 13 March 2005), was an African-American soul singer best known for working with James Brown in the 1970s and for the influential 1972 funk single "Think (About It)".

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Marley Marl

Marlon Lu'ree Williams (born September 30, 1962), better known as Marley Marl, is an American DJ, record producer, and record label founder, primarily operating in the world of hip hop music.

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Masta Killa

Jamel Irief (born Elgin Turner; August 18, 1969), better known by his stage name Masta Killa, is an American rapper and member of the Wu-Tang Clan.

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Mathematics (producer)

Mathematics, also known as Allah Mathematics, (born: Ronald Maurice Bean) is a hip hop producer and DJ for the Wu-Tang Clan and its solo and affiliate projects.

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Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs, and formerly, books.

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Method Man

Clifford Smith (born March 2, 1971), better known by his stage name Method Man, is an American rapper, record producer, and actor.

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Miss Info

Minya Oh, known by the stage name Miss Info, is a radio presenter.

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MTV (formerly an initialism of Music Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel which is a part of the "Viacom Music and Entertainment Group" unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom, which it is a subsidiary of.

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MTV News

MTV News is the news division of MTV, one of the first and most popular music television network in the U.S., as well as some of MTV's related channels around the world.

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Nancy Sinatra

Nancy Sandra Sinatra (born June 8, 1940) is an American singer and actress.

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Nicolas Flagello

Nicolas Flagello (March 15, 1928 – March 16, 1994), was an American composer and conductor of classical music.

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Nile Rodgers

Nile Gregory Rodgers (born September 19, 1952) is an American musician, producer, and guitarist.

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New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism magazine published since March 1952.

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Ol' Dirty Bastard

Russell Tyrone Jones (November 15, 1968 – November 13, 2004), better known under his stage name Ol' Dirty Bastard (or ODB), was an American rapper and producer.

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Oliver "Power" Grant

Oliver "Power" Grant is an American entrepreneur, producer, and actor.

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P-Funk (also spelled P Funk or P. Funk) is a shorthand term for the repertoire and performers associated with George Clinton and the Parliament-Funkadelic collective and the distinctive style of funk music they performed.

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Pitchfork Media

Pitchfork Media, commonly referred to as Pitchfork, is a Chicago-based online music magazine devoted to music journalism, news, album reviews, and feature stories.

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PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.

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Q-Tip (musician)

Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan Davis on April 10, 1970), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper and record producer from St. Albans, Queens, New York.

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Corey Woods (born January 12, 1970), better known by the stage name Raekwon, is an American rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers (also sometimes shortened to "The Chili Peppers" or abbreviated as "RHCP") are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.

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Robert Christgau

Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist, music journalist, and self-proclaimed "Dean of American Rock Critics".

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is a biweekly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Robert Fitzgerald Diggs (born July 5, 1969), better known by his stage name RZA, is an American music producer, multi-instrumentalist, author, rapper, actor, director, composer, and screenwriter.

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Shaolin and Wu Tang

Shaolin and Wu Tang is a 1983 film directed by Hong Kong martial artist Gordon Liu.

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Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang

Shaolin vs.

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Shavo Odadjian

Shavarsh "Shavo" Odadjian (born April 22, 1974) is an Armenian American songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music video director/editor, music producer, and artist/painter.

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Shi Yan Ming

Shi Yan Ming (born Duan Gen Shan; February 13, 1964) is a 34th generation Shaolin warrior monk, teacher and actor, best known as the founder of the USA Shaolin Temple.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine is an online publication that features reviews of movies, music, TV, DVDs, theater, and video games, as well as interviews with actors, directors, and musicians.

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Spin (magazine)

Spin is a music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr..

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SRC Records

SRC Records (Street Records Corporation) was an American record label created by former Loud Records CEO Steve Rifkind.

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Standard score

In statistics, the standard score is the (signed) number of standard deviations an observation or datum is above the mean.

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Steve Rifkind

Steve Rifkind is an American music entrepreneur who is, according to XXL magazine, "responsible for breaking in some of hip-hop’s biggest artists in his 25 years in the business".

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Streetlife (rapper)

Patrick Charles, better known by the stage name Streetlife, is a hip hop artist who is a close associate of the Wu-Tang Clan, particularly of Method Man.

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System of a Down

System of a Down, often shortened to SOAD or System, is a four-piece Armenian-American rock band formed in 1994 in Glendale, California.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Big Doe Rehab

The Big Doe Rehab is the seventh studio album by American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah, released on December 4, 2007 on Def Jam Records.

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The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter

The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter is a 1983 Hong Kong film by Shaw Brothers, directed by Lau Kar-leung and starring Gordon Liu and Alexander Fu.

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The Heart Gently Weeps

"The Heart Gently Weeps" is the first single from the 2007 album 8 Diagrams by the Wu-Tang Clan.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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Tom Scott (musician)

Thomas Wright "Tom" Scott (born May 19, 1948) is an American saxophonist, composer, arranger, conductor and bandleader of the west coast jazz/jazz fusion ensemble the L.A. Express.

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Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (formerly Top R&B/Black Albums) is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks R&B and hip hop albums based on sales in the United States and is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.

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Lamont Jody Hawkins (born October 11, 1970), better known as U-God (short for Universal God), is an American rapper and member of the hip hop collective, Wu-Tang Clan.

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Uncut (magazine)

Uncut magazine, trademarked as UNCUT, is a monthly publication based in London.

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Universal Motown Records

Universal Motown Records was a record label that operated as a division of Universal Motown Republic Group.

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USA Today

USA Today is a national American daily middle-market newspaper published by the Gannett Company.

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Vibe (magazine)

Vibe is a music and entertainment magazine founded by producer Quincy Jones.

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Weighted arithmetic mean

The weighted arithmetic mean is similar to an ordinary arithmetic mean (the most common type of average), except that instead of each of the data points contributing equally to the final average, some data points contribute more than others.

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While My Guitar Gently Weeps

"While My Guitar Gently Weeps" is a song written by George Harrison, first recorded by the Beatles in 1968 for their eponymous double album (also known as "the White Album").

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Wu-Tang Clan

The Wu-Tang Clan is an American hip hop group from New York City, originally composed of East Coast rappers RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, Cappadonna and the late Ol' Dirty Bastard.

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XXL (magazine)

XXL is an American hip hop magazine, published by Townsquare Media, founded in 1997.

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