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Wu-Tang Clan and MF DOOM are a Grizzly Pairing on New ‘Metal Chamber’ Mash-Up Tape

A new mash-up tape pits the iron-clad bars of Shaolin’s finest against some of the Metal Faced Villain’s most notable suites.

With a real-life collaboration between Wu-Tang Clan and MF DOOM seeming more unlikely by the day, a potent placeholder for that prospectively unholy union has surfaced.

Earlier this week, South Korean producer, ALL4HIPHOP, glimpsed that grizzly pairing with the release of his new Metal Chamber mash-up project. As the title suggests, the 50-minute mixtape paints verses spanning nearly the entirety of Wu-Tang’s catalog against some of DOOM’s most diabolical backdrops. Though it’s not a perfect blend (with some jagged BPM alignments and mixes that could certainly be smoothed over,) Metal Chamber is certainly in the rugged and raw spirit of Shaolin, deserving of at least a glance from diehards. The 17-track project even a features few bars from DOOM stitched into some sleepers from the Wu-Tang archive.

It wasn’t terribly long ago that Ghostface Killah confirmed (and then blanked on) a release date for the long-rumored (and now just purely myth,) collaborative album with the shifty Metal Faced Villain. But 2015 has come and gone, both DOOM and Wu-Tang’s respective members have released several projects since,  and it seems nothing short of an actual miracle will revive the prospect of DOOMStarks ever getting pulled off the cutting room floor. That said, stranger things have happened. Suppose we’ll just have to wait it out and hope it’s gets sorted.

Hear the Metal Chamber mash-up mixtape below and scroll on for the project’s full tracklist.

Metal Chamber Tracklist:

1. Beneath The Surface (Lemon Grass)
2. PLO Style (Bergamot)
3. Who’s The Champion
4. Nowhere To Run
5. My Favorite Ladies (Remix)
6. The Champ (Remix)
7. Cocaine Trafficking
8. Rhythm N Poetry
9. Method Man
10. Air And No Guiness
11. PLO Style
12. Street Corners (Remix)
13. Black Gold (Remix)
14. Chinatown Wars (Remix)
15. Wu-Villain
16. Ghostwhirl
17. Chinatown Wars

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Zo is a staff writer at Okayplayer where he covers music.

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