Exclusive - Wu-Tang Clan - "Triumph"

  • Aired:  08/06/14
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In celebration of 20 years together, the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan performs "Triumph." (5:51)

>> Jon: WU-TANG CLAN.

THEY'RE ON TOUR NOW.

NEW SINGLE RON O'NEAL AVAILABLEON iTUNES TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT.

THEY'RE GOING TO PLAY US OUTWITH TRIUMPH.

PLEASE WELCOME ONCE AGAINWU-TANG CLAN.

>> YEAH. YEAH. COME ON. YOUCAN'T STOP. COME ON.

EVERYBODY SAY WU>> TANG.

>> WU>> TANG.

>> WU>> TANG.

>> WU>> TANG.

♪ I BOMB ATOMICALLY. SOPHISTESPHILOSOPHIES AND HIGH PROPHECIES

♪ YET AT THE FINAL I BE DROPPINGTHESE MOCKERIES♪♪

♪ LYRICALLY PERFORM ARMEDROBBERY

♪ FLEE WITH THE LOTTERY,POSSIBLY THEY SPOTTED ME

♪ BATTLE-SCARRED SHOGUN,EXPLOSION WHEN MY PEN HITS

♪ TREMENDOUS, ULTRA-VIOLET SHINEBLIND FORENSICS

♪ I INSPECT YOU, THROUGH THEFUTURE SEE MILLENIUM

♪ KILLA B'S SOLD 50 GOLD 60PLATINUM

♪ SHACKLIN' THE MASSES WITHDRASTIC RAP TACTICS

♪ GRAPHIC DISPLAYS MELT THESTEEL LIKE BLACKSMITHS

♪ BLACK WU JACKETS QUEEN B'SEASE THE GUNS

♪ IN RUMBLE WITH PATROLMEN, TEARGAS LACED THE FUNCTIONHEADS

♪ BY THE SCORE TAKE FLIGHTINCITE A WARCHICKS

♪ HIT THE FLOOR, DIEHARD FANSDEMAND MORE

♪ BEHOLD THE BOLD SOLDIER,CONTROL THE GLOBE

♪ SLOWLY PROCEEDS TO BLOWSWINGIN' SWORDS LIKE SHINOBI

♪ STOMP GROUNDS AND POUNDFOOTPRINTS IN SOLID ROCK

♪ WU GOT IT LOCKED, PERFORMIN'LIVE ON YOUR HOTTEST BLOCK

>> ♪ AS THE WORLD TURNS, ISPREAD LIKE GERMS

♪ BLESS THE GLOBE WITH THEPESTILENCE

♪ THE HARD-HEADED NEVER LEARN♪ IT'S MY TESTAMENT TO THOSE

BURNED♪ PLAY MY POSITION IN THE GAME

OF LIFE♪ STANDIN' FIRM ON FOREIGN LAND,

JUMP THE GUN OUT THE FRYIN' PAN♪ INTO THE FIRE TRANSFORM INTO

THE GHOST RIDER♪ A SIX-PACK AND A STREETCAR

NAMED DESIRE♪ WHO GOT MY BACK IN THE LINE OF

FIRE HOLDIN' BACK, WHAT?

♪ MY PEOPLES IF YOU WITH MEWHERE THE [BLEEPED] YOU AT?

♪ [BLEEPED] IS STRAPPED, ANDTHEY TRYIN' TO TWIST MY BEER CAP

♪ IT'S COURT ADJOURNED, FOR THEBAD SEED FROM BAD SPERM

♪ HERB GOT MY WIG FRIED LIKE ABAD PERM

♪ WHAT THE BLOOD CLOT, WE SMOKEPOT AND BLOW

♪ YOU WANNA THINK TWICE, I THINKNOT

♪ THE IRON LUNG AIN'T GOT TATELL YOU WHERE IT'S COMING FROM

♪ GUNS OF NAVARONE, TEARING UPYOUR BATTLE ZONE

♪ RIP THROUGH YOUR SLUMS>> ♪ I TWIST DARTS FROM THE

HEART, TRIED AND TRUE♪ LOOP MY VOICE ON THE LP,

MARTINI ON THE SLANG♪ ROCKS CERTIFIED CHATTERBOX,

VOCABULARY 'DONNA TALK IN♪ TELL YOUR STORY, WALK IN

TAKE COVER KID, WHAT?

♪ RUN FOR YOUR BROTHER, KIDRUN FOR YOUR TEAM

♪ AND YOUR SIX CAMP RHYMEGROUPIES

♪ SO I CAN SQUEEZE WITH THEADVNTAGE AND GET WASTED

♪ MY DEADLY NOTES REIGNS SUPREME♪ YOUR FORT IS BASIC COMPARED TO

MINE♪ DOMINO EFFECT, ARTS AND CRAFTS

PARAGRAPHS CONTAIN CYANIDE♪ TAKE A FREE RIDE ON MY DART

I GOT THE FASHION CATALOGUESFOR ALL Y'ALL

♪ TO ALL PRAISE TO THE GODS>> ♪ THE SAGA CONTINUES

WU-TANG, WU-TANG>> ♪ OLYMPIC TORCH FLAMING, WE

BURN SO SWEET♪ THE THRILL OF VICTORY, THE

AGONY, DEFEAT♪ WE CRUSH SLOW, FLAMIN' DELUXE

SLOW♪ FOR JUDGMENT DAY COMETH,

CONQUER, IT'S WAR♪ ALLOW US TO ESCAPE, HELL GLOW

SPINNING BOMB♪ POCKET FULL OF SHELLS OUT THE

SKY, GOLDEN ARMS♪ TUNE SPIT THE [BLEEPED]

MORTAL KOMBAT SOUND♪ THE FATEFUL STEP MAKE, THE

BLOOD STAIN THE GROUND♪ A JUNGLE JUNKIE, VIGILANTE

TANTRUM♪ A DEATH KISS, CATWALK, SQUEEZE

ANOTHER ANTHEM♪ HOLD IT FOR RANSOM,

TRANQUILIZED WITH ANESTHESIA♪ MY ORCHESTRA, GRACEFUL, MUSIC

BALLERINAS MY MUSIC SICILY♪ RICH NEW YORK SMELL AN AXE

KILLER ADVENTURE♪ PAINT A PICTURE WELL I SING A

SONG FROM SING-SING♪ SIPPIN' ON GINSENG RIGHTEOUS

WAX CHAPERONE ROTATING RING KING>> ♪ WATCH FOR THE WOODEN

SOLDIERS♪ C-CYPHER-PUNKS COULDN'T HOLD

US, A THOUSAND MEN RUSHING IN♪ NOT ONE MAN WAS SOBER

PERPENDICULAR TO THE SQUARE♪ WE STAND BOLD LIKE FLARE

ESCAPE FROM YOUR DRAGON'S LAIR♪ IN PARTICULAR MY BEATS TRAVEL

LIKE A VORTEX♪ UP TO YOUR SPINE TO THE TOP

OF YOUR CEREBRAL CORTEX♪ MAKE YOU FEEL LIKE YOU BUST A

NUT FROM RAW SEX♪ ENTER THROUGH YOUR RIGHT

VENTRICLE♪ CLOG UP YOUR BLOODSTREAM

NOW TERMINAL♪ LIKE GRAND CENTRAL STATION

PROGRAM FAT BASELINES♪ ON NOVATION GETTING DRUNK LIKE

A [NO AUDIO]♪ I'M DUCKIN FIVE-YEAR PROBATION

>> ♪ WAR OF THE MASSESTHE OUTCOME, DISASTROUS

♪ MANY OF THE VICTIM FAMILY SAVETHEY ASHES

♪ A MILLION NAMES ON WALLSENGRAVED IN PLAQUES

♪ THOSE WHO WENT BACK, RECEIVEDPENALTIES FOR THE AXE

♪ ANOTHER HEART IS TORN AS CLOSEONES MOURN THOSE WHO STRAY

♪ GET SLAYED ON THE SONG>> ♪ THE TRACK RENDERS HELPLESS

AND SUFFERS♪ FROM MULTIPLE STAB WOUNDS AND

LEAKING♪ SOUNDS THAT'S HEARD 93 MILLION

MILES AWAY FROMCAME ONE TO REPRESENT THE NATION

♪ THIS IS A GATHERING OF THEMASSES THAT COME TO PAY RESPECTS

♪ TO THE WU-TANG CLAN AS WEENGAGE IN BATTLE

♪ THE CROWD NOW SCREAMS IN RAGETHE HIGH CHIEF, JAMEL IRIEF

♪ TAKE DA STAGELIGHT IS PROVIDED

♪ THROUGH SPARKS OF ENERGYFROM THE MIND

♪ THAT TRAVELS IN RHYME FORMGIVIN' SIGHT TO THE BLIND

♪ THE DUMB ARE MOSTLY INTRIGUEDBY THE DRUM DEATH

♪ ONLY ONE CAN SAVE SELF FROMTHIS RELENTLESS ATTACK OF THE

TRACK SPARES NONE>> ♪ YO!

YO!

♪ YO, [BLEEPED] THATLOOK AT ALL THESE CRAB

♪ [NO AUDIO] LAID BACKLAMPIN' LIKE THEM GRAY AND BLACK

♪ PUMA'S ON MY MAN'S RACKCODEINE WAS FORCED IN YOUR DRINK

♪ YOU HAD A NAVY GREENSALAMANDER FIEND

♪ NEVER HEARD YOU SCREAM♪ YOU TWO-FACES, SCUM OF THE

SLUM♪ I GOT YOUR WHOLE BODY NUMB

BLOWIN' LIKE SHALAMAR IN 81♪ SOUND CONVINCIN', THOUSAND

DOLLAR COURT BY CONVENTION♪ HANDS, LIKE SONNY LISTON, GET

FLY PERMISSION♪ HOLD THE [NO AUDIO] UP, I'LL

UNFASTEN YOUR WIG♪ BAD LUCK I HUMILIATE, SEPARATE

THE ENGLISH FROM THE DUTCH♪ IT'S ME, BLACK NOBLED YOU ALL

CAME IN THREES♪ WE LIKE THE GENOVESE, IS THAT

SO?

♪ CAESAR NEEDS THE GREENSIT'S EARTH 93 MILLION MILES

♪ FROM THE FIRST ROUGHTURBULENCE, THE WAVE BURST

♪ SPLIT THE MEGAHERTZ>> ♪ AIYYO THAT'S AMAZING, GUN

IN YOUR MOUTH TALK♪ VERBAL FOUL HAWK CONNECT

THOUGHTS♪ TO MAKE MY MANCHILD WALK

SWIFT NOTARIZER, WU-TANG♪ ALL UP IN THE HIGH-RISER

NEW YORK YANK VISOR♪ WORLD TRANQUILIZER JUST A

DOSAGE♪ DELEGATE MY CLAN WITH

EXPLOSIVES♪ WHILE MY PEN BLOW LINES

FEROCIOUS MEDITERRANEAN♪ I SEE Y'ALL, THE NUMBER ONE

DRAFT PICK♪ TEAR DOWN THE BEAT Y'ALL

THEN DELEGATE THE GOD♪ TO SEE GOD, THE SWIFT

CHANCELLOR♪ FLEX, THE WHITE-GOLD TARANTULA

TRACK TRUCK DIESEL♪ PLAY THE WEED GOD, SUBSTANTIAL

AMAX MOSTLY, UNDIVIDED♪ THEN SLIDE IN, SICKENING

GUARANTEED♪ MADE EM JUMP LIKE ROD

STRICKLAND. ♪♪[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: WU-TANG, IN NEW YORK,JON STEWART "THE DAILY SHOW."

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