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    Wu-Tang Clan - "Shame on a N*gga"

    Producer: RZA

    The horns RZA dug up from Syl Johnson's oft-sampled "Different Strokes" for "Shame on a N*gga" are the musical embodiment of the Wu-Tang Clan's bargain bin Kung Fu film aesthetic as well as a nod to his sonic inspirations: dusty, a little bit goofy, and funky as all hell. While the Wu-Tang sound would typically deep more into the menacing side as RZA honed the cinematic aspects, the horns in "Shame on A N*gga" suggest a playful menace fitting of a young, raw group of emcees testing out the limitations of their various influences.