Wu-Tang Clan Fans Launch Campaign To Buy Collector’s Album

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April 18, 2014 | 6:55pm EST

Wu-Tang Clan fans have launched a campaign to purchase the group’s exclusive double-album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin and release the music for free.
In March, the members of the hip-hop collective announced they would only be releasing one copy of the album after it tours art exhibitions around the world in “a hand carved nickel-silver box”, designed by British-Moroccan artist Yahya.
The band recently received a $5 million offer for the record, but fans are hoping to counter the bid, according to AllHipHop.com.
They have launched a campaign on Kickstarter.com to raise money to purchase the album and distribute the music for free.
A message on the crowdfunding website reads: “For all the fans who won’t be able to pay $30 to $50 to listen to a double album in one sitting, let’s raise enough money to buy this album and then turn around and give it away for free…”
The fundraiser runs until 9 June.