the 6 man collective of Wu affiliated emcees and
one in house producer, prepare for war once again.
The group’s third album, Fear, Love and War,
bears the mark of maturity. “On this album,
we are showing a more mature side of the group but
we are still the same as ever,” member Killa
Sin said. "We are just doing us and not falling
into the traps of the system.” The album, a
2-year project in work, comes after a significant
lay off from the group.
group emerged in 1995 with the impressive album,
Quiet Weapons for Silent Wars and then 1998’s
Dirty Weaponry. With the RZA backing the
group, the future appears promising but the climate
for hip hop isn’t exactly perfect for the group.
They aren’t about to conform to the ways of the
commercial rap is still somewhat trapped in arena
of cash money and hoes, the crew say they plan to
move forward with their own plan. “We’re
not with all those funny style raps about cars and
jewelry. We’re trying to feed the mind with
our music.” Still, portions of the group still
want to enjoy the finer aspects of life. “I
want those things, but the thing is, that’s
not all there is to life,” said Baretta 9.