Inspectah Deck and Redman Spit Razor-Sharp Bars on ‘Lesson Learn’d’ [LISTEN]
The Wu-Tang Clan are still ain't nothing to f--- with in 2017. As the RZA is preps the group’s new compilation album, Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues, he released a heat rock to hold fans over. Wu-Tang alumunus Inspectah Deck teamed up with Redman to spit some serious bars on the DJ Mathematics-produced banger, “Lesson Learn’d.”
Over a churning beat and stirring violins, the Rebel I-N-S disses “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is notorious for jacking up life-saving drugs for profit.
"You know very well, bet he swell, you can tell he jel / My price hiking like the pills Martin Shkreli sell / Mathematics tracks, I craft havoc / Fact, I black on it, black, I'm back at it," he raps.
Not to be outdone, Redman follows through with a sizzling-hot verse that features more punchlines than a boxer. He is references comedian Martin Lawrence, David Letterman and The Wire in line.
"Horsepower, never fell off, look in the mirror / When I drop something, you like Martin, all ears / Late Night Letterman, I light it like Edison / Fire through The Wire I wrote it out in Maryland," he spits.
As for Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues, the project will be released on RZA and Mustafa Shaikh’s company 36 Chambers ALC and will be produced entirely by DJ Mathematics. RZA is also the executive producer and it will feature every Wu-Tang member except for GZA and U-God.
“For years, Math has had the idea of putting together a body of music using modern and legendary equipment such as ASR10 with vocal performances by Wu-Tang Clan members and other prominent MCs,” said RZA about the compilation. “With The Saga Continues, he’s created a master piece. We at 36 Chambers ALC are honored to work with Mathematics and Wu-Tang Clan to put out a great piece of art.”
Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues will arrive on Oct. 13. You can pre-order the album now via Apple Music.