Hipgnosis acquires catalogue of Wu-Tang Clan's Robert 'RZA' Diggs

Hip-hop royalties latest addition to burgeoning fund

David Brenchley
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Hipgnosis Songs Fund has acquired half of the copyright interest and writers' share in the song catalogue of Wu-Tang Clan founder Robert 'RZA' Diggs.

RZA co-wrote and produced all of Wu-Tang's studio albums, alongside many of the solo albums released by the group's members, including Method Man, Ghostface Killah and the late ODB. The catalogue comprises 814 songs, which have combined received more than three billion streams worldwide. Hipgnosis acquires music catalogue from Grammy-winning Rodney 'Darkchild' Jerkins RZA was listed by hip-hop magazine VIBE as one of the greatest hip-hop producers of all time, while NME in 2012 named him as one of the 50 greatest producers ever. Merck Mercuriadis, founder of Hipgnosis Songs Fund...

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