Pitchfork, the indie music site, has compiled a summer music reading list. My “must read” item from the list has got to be the Wu-Tang tome. The reviewer seems to think it has it all:
Book Two breaks down the Wu-Tang gestalt to its constituent bits, as RZA constructs a cohesive worldview from selected tenets of martial arts, capitalism, comic books, chess, organized crime, cinema, and chemistry.
Damn, yo! Did you even know the Wu had a gestalt?v