Legendary hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan are getting their own documentary, Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men on Showtime. The trailer was released on Jan. 25 and features clips from old Wu-Tang concerts as well as interviews from fellow rap legend Nas, and Power 105.1 “Breakfast Club” radio host Charlamagne tha God.
The trailer, which has the hip-hop group’s song “C.R.E.A.M” playing in the background, has the members explaining how they made it to the top. The four-part docuseries, directed by Sacha Jenkins, is set to premiere in the spring. Wu-Tang Clan is comprised of 10 people: Cappadonna, Ghostface Killah, GZA, Inspectah Deck, Masta Killa, Method Man, Raekwon, RZA, U God and the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard.
The iconic group founded in the early 90s by GZA, RZA, and Ol’ Dirty Bastard has seen a streamline of success since its origin. The hitmakers behind the song “B. I. B. L. E. (Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth)” have four gold and platinum studio albums and sold about 40 million records worldwide.
The docuseries will detail the members’ childhoods in Brooklyn and Staten Island as well as show where the ensemble is today. The film also serves an opportunity for fans of the group and hip-hop heads to reminisce through some of the most successful years of the Wu-Tang Clan while also serving as an opportunity for the younger generation to become acquainted with the story of some of the biggest influences in the rap community.