This one just won’t go away, will it? S’pose it must be true.
Revisited this time by HipHopDX:
“We want sanitary food / Planetary conquest / Thug peoples on some hard cold body shit / Get your shit together before the fuckin’ Illuminati hit…” – U-God, “Impossible”
As a young Hip Hop head, I vividly remember the first time I heard some of my favorite emcees begin to throw out theories about Freemasonry, Illuminati and a New World Order. It was a 1995 article on Wu-Tang Clan from the June/July issue of Vibe. In addition to the normal interaction between Clan members, the following exchange between Raekwon, U-God and Ghostface Killah caught my attention:
Raekwon: “Were just building and keepin’ shit together, you know? This is Born Power hour. The Clan got shit locked down for the next five years. Right now, we’re preparing for the Illuminati 2000, which is the Masons’ plan for New World Order. We got a videotape of these mothafuckas droppin’ all types of shit about how they plan to run shit in the year 2000 and better.
[At this point Golden Arms, a.k.a. U-God, who has seemed anxious at the turn in conversation, looks up from his lap and shakes his head in unquestionable agreement.]
U-God: Word life, yo! This shit ain’t no joke! These mothafuckas got plans to put microchip implants in babies, so that they can be able to find yo’ ass wherever you are! Yo! They’re gonna give everybody plastic credit cards to replace money. We tellin’ you the truth, son. It’s gonna be some shit!…
[continues at HipHopDX]
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