Wu Tang Clan have been given permission to sample a Beatles song.
The rap crew were originally going to cover While My Guitar Gently Weeps with Dhani Harrison, son of George. However, now the group have clearance to sample the song, which is a first for an official Beatles sample.
The band will be pushing back 8 Diagrams to December, “due to the magnitude of the sample and the History being made.”
In other Wu news, GZA will be performing Liquid Swords in its entirety at Koko on Sunday December 9th as part of the Don’t Look Back series.