Wu-Tang’s RZA on the influence of Bruce Lee


Perhaps it was nothing more than a coincidence. Aug. 11, 1973, is widely acknowledged as the day hip-hop was born at a back-to-school jam thrown by DJ Kool Herc in the Bronx, New York. Eight days later, on Aug. 19, Bruce Lee’s Enter the Dragon was released in theaters, a box-office hit that helped launch a national fascination with mixed martial arts. So, if nothing else, both cultural tsunamis were born in the same humid and chaotic summer air…

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