Wu-Tang Clan and Tribe Called Quest Classic Albums Added to National Recording Registry

todayApril 16, 2022

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(GEMS RADIO)—Wu-Tang Clan’s Enter the 36 Chambers and Tribe Called Quest’s Low End Theory have officially been added to the 2022 National Recording Registry.

Tribe Called Quest and Wu-Tang Clan’s albums are hip hop classics. Now, According to the Library of Congress, the records that were chosen to join the registry “were influential in helping to deepen and grow the genres of rap, hip-hop and R&B in American culture.”

In order to be inducted into the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry, a work must be at least 10 years in age and “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” to American culture. Hip Hop has an indelible mark on history of music and culture.

Wu-Tang and Tribe Called Quest join Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Public Enemy, Dr. Dre, Tupac, Jay-Z, Nas, among others that are already part of the registry.


Written by: Robert Frezza

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