Egotripland.com: UNCOVERED: The Making of Wu-Tang Clan's Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Album Cover (1993) with Photographer Daniel Hastings.

Re-posted from Egotripland.com. To read the original version click here. -------------------------- The so-called "struggle rappers" of today can't even begin to fathom the audacity of the Wu-Tang Clan of the early '90s, who didn't have Soundcloud or Twitter at their disposal, but sure as hell didn't need them. Ever resourceful, the Clan crafted a truly unique, truly underground sound and aesthetic and made damn sure the world heard them, bumrushing stages and the industry like a carjacker who gave two shits about LoJack. 20-years(!) after the release of Enter the...

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Q&A With Children's Literacy Society

When Bobby (professionally known as RZA) and I created 36 Chambers, we wanted charity to be one of our core tenets. That means that even in our first collection—when we're still a ways away from being profitable—we wanted to give back to a cause we cared about. Our first charity that we're partnering with is the Children's Literacy Society; profits from the 12 white Quilted Denim Motorcycle Jackets will be going to the cause. The Quilted Denim Motorcycle Jacket is one of our most exclusive pieces ever with only a...

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What is Cordura?

Typically employed by the US military in their bags and heavy duty uniforms, Cordura has over forty five years of proven performance in many of the world’s toughest environments. I first came across Cordura fabric on the Ballistic Nylon Sk8-Hi Vans that released years back. The fact that these shoes held up to years and years of solid use, made me want to construct a product with this material some day. Designed for living and built to last, we use 300 Denier Lightweight Cordura in our Waterproof MA-1 Jacket and...

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Our Case For Vegan Leather

“I’m alive, I have a life, my flesh is alive. Why should I eat something that’s dead?” - RZA, Tao of Wu As you might of guessed by RZA's dietary leanings, we don't use any animal leather at 36 Chambers. The Debossed Vegan Leather Wallet we just released this week as part of the "Golden Dragon Rises Collection" is made of a very durable polyurethane leather. We have various reasons for why we forgo animal leather. For RZA, it has to do with animal cruelty first and foremost. Speaking for...

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