Get Away (feat. the Spirit of the Wu)

Album: You're Welcome (2013)
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  • De La Soul's first single since 2004 was inspired by another influential rap collective. "I've always loved the 'Intro' on Disc Two of Wu-Tang Forever – this eerie sample with no beat, that they only talked over," De La Soul's Posdnuos told Rolling Stone regarding a track from Wu-Tang Clan's second studio album,. "I stumbled on the original sample while crate digging one day, took it straight to the lab and added drums. The feel is definitely gritty, hard and sounds like a Wu record, so out of inspirational respect, we included featuring 'The Spirit of the Wu' in the song title."

    The sample that Posdnuos is talking about was borrowed by the Wu-Tang Clan from the Kung-Fu Movie Duel to the Death.

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