The Heart Gently Weeps is available to hear before release

The forthcoming single from [b]Wu-Tang Clan[/b], featuring a sample from a cover of the [b]Beatles'[/b] ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ is available to listen to on hip hop community website

The track ‘The Heart Gently Weeps’ features [b]Raekwon, Ghostface Killah[/b] and [b]Method Man[/b] rapping on alternate verses – as well as featuring [b]Red Hot Chili Peppers[/b]’ guitarist [b]John Frusciante[/b] and vocals by [b]Erykah Badu[/b].

The song marks the first time part of a Beatles track has ever been officially cleared for use as a sample.

The new Wu-Tang album ‘8 Diagrams’ is available from December 4.

Listen to ‘The Heart Gently Weeps’here

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