The forthcoming single from Wu-Tang Clan, featuring a sample from a cover of the Beatles’ ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ is available to listen to on hip hop community website Loud.com.
The track ‘The Heart Gently Weeps’ features Raekwon, Ghostface Killah and Method Man rapping on alternate verses – as well as featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ guitarist John Frusciante and vocals by Erykah Badu.
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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