GZA Drops Verse (And Science) On The Schools

We’ve spilled plenty of ink about so-called science rappers on the Newscripts blog. But let’s face it, they are all pretenders to the throne. All hail GZA of the kingdom of Wu-Tang, who with the above taste of his upcoming solo project “Dark Matter” takes his rightful place at the top of the heap. As we wrote last year, GZA’s upcoming album, “Dark Matter,” is inspired by science. On the March...

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More On GZA and “Dark Matter”
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More On GZA and “Dark Matter”

The e-mail arrived in David Kaiser’s inbox late last year. “Would you like to meet an internationally-renowned hip-hop artist?” the subject beckoned. “There’s only one response to that,” says Kaiser, the Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science at MIT. “And that’s, ‘Yes, how can I help?’” With that, one of the most interdisciplinary collaborations of...

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