The same thing that was true two weeks ago is still true today, but with an added sense of urgency. During a phone interview with The Associated Press, RZA updates us on the Wu-Tang Clan’s forthcoming album A Better Tomorrow and cautions that Raekwon is one of the last obstacles.
RZA has reiterated his insistence of Raekwon to work on the album in the news multiple times over the past few weeks and is growing more perplexed by the situation
He hasn’t turned in his verses yet. I don’t know if he’s still trying to find the vibe of the music. We have to talk about it before it becomes too late. But he hasn’t come to the table yet.
According to Wu-Tang Clan’s lead producer, the album’s production has already been laid and he hopes to have the album completed in the next 45 days. RZA also does not rule out the possibility that what could possibly be Wu Tang’s final album could end up not featuring Raekwon at all:
Well, you know what, that’s something that I would take a vote on with the rest of the crew. I’m not a dictator about that. Raekwon is a valuable energy to the Wu-Tang, his voice, his lyrics, his approach. Rae is a master lyricist.