Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues debuts at #1 on the Independent Chart today, selling more copies than any other independent release. The album also debuted at #2 on the Rap Chart, #2 on the R&B/Hip Hop Chart, #5 on the Current Digital Albums Chart and #6 on the Top Current Albums Chart.
*The Saga Continues made a big impact internationally with a Top 40 album debut in Germany (#37), Austria (#24) and Switzerland (#10), #3 Rap Album Chart in the UK as well as debuting with the 7th highest charting Hip-Hop album in France. This is the best chart positioning in these key territories since the year 2000. The album also hit #1 on the Canadian Rap Album Chart and #18 on the Australian Urban Chart. Additionally the album has reached #1 at the iTunes Hip Hop Chart in 28 countries so far*.
“Congratulations to Alan Grunblatt, the entire urban team, and Wu-Tang of course on this amazing achievement,” says Chris Taylor, Global President of Entertainment One Music. “Our U.S. and global teams have knocked this out of the park.”
RZA, Mathematics, Ghostface Killah and Cappadonna joined The Roots on October 13 for a blistering performance of “My Only One” on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.[videopress u1OIJMny]
The album was released on October 13, 2017, and produced by Mathematics and executive produced by RZA. It features performances by
RZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, Masta Killa, ODB, Redman, Sean Price and more.
About the album, The A.V. Club writes, “[Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues] turns out to be the best Wu-related effort since 2010’s thin yet enjoyable Wu-Massacre.
Vulture says “The group’s latest album, The Saga Continues, returns the MCs to the same mold as its 1993 debut, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).”
RZA, Mathematics, Ghostface Killah and Cappadonna joined The Roots on October 13 for a blistering performance of “My Only One” on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.