Wu-Tang Forever is the second studio album of American hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan, released June 3, 1997, on Loud/RCA Records in the United States. Pressed as a double album, it was released after a long run of successful solo projects from various members of the group, and serves as the follow-up to their debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Forever features several guest appearances from Wu-Tang affiliates Cappadonna, Streetlife, 4th Disciple, True Master, and Tekitha
Wu: The Story Of The Wu-Tang Clan. Live At Montreux 2007. Legend Of The Wu-Tang: Wu-Tang Clan's Greatest Hits. Disciples of the 36 Chambers: Chapter 1. Wu-Tang Clan. Wu-Chronicles: Chapter 2. Gravel Pit. Wu-Tang Killa Bees: The Swarm. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai - The Album.
Tekitha and Cappadonna appear courtesy of Razor Sharp Records, Epic Records.
No matter which of the Wu-Tang's nine MCs has the mic, every verse seems to build on the last, piling on quick-hitting syllables and exploitation-flick imagery. Topping it all is "Triumph," which sets nearly six minutes of wordy flows over jagged orchestra strings. Wu-Tang Forever Wu-Tang Clan. This LP is a record-setting skyscraper of hip-hop. No matter which of the Wu-Tang's nine MCs has the mic, every verse seems to build on the last, piling on quick-hitting syllables and exploitation-flick imagery.
Wu-Tang Forever easily would have made a brilliant single CD; RZA's production is more polished than the debut, thanks to a bigger budget and better equipment, and leans heavily on soundtrack-style strings to underscore the album's cinematic scope. Some hailed Wu-Tang Forever as the best double-disc hip-hop album yet released, but others regarded it as a disappointment; despite its many high points, it's the first time the Wu didn't quite fulfill their ambitions. Track Listing - Disc 1. Sample.