After a successful lecture at Harvard, GZA is continuing to prove why he’s deserving of the moniker, “The Genius,” as he will be hosted by Oxford University for a lecture on Saturday January 28th. GZA is set to discuss his beginnings as an MC, the Wu-Tang Clan, his inspiration, his writing process, Liquid Swords, and the state of hip-hop. The lecture will be followed by a Q&A. GZA is currently in discussions MIT, NYU, and Cornell for speaking engagements this spring.
Additionally, MTV Hive recently chatted with GZA about his recent lecture at Harvard, his upcoming music and other plans. Read the entire interview here. Segments of GZA’sHarvard lecture are currently available on GZA’s Facebook page, which you can visit here.
GZA is currently working on his followup to 2008′s Pro Tools, due this year on Babygrande Records.
Just this week, GZA set out on a four week run of European dates that will see him perform in Spain, UK, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, Scotland, Holland, Austria, and Slovakia. The full details of the tour are available below.
1/27 Sheffield, UK @ O2 Academy
1/28 Oxford, UK @ O2 Academy
1/29 Liverpool, UK @ O2 Academy
1/30 Bournemouth, UK @ Old Fire Station
1/31 London, UK @ O2 Academy
2/1 Gent, BEL @ Vooruit
2/2 Poitiers, FR @ Confort Moderne
2/3 Montpelier, FR @ Rockstore
2/4 Cologne, GER @ Essigfabrik
2/5 Stuttgart, GER @ Die Röhre
2/6 Munich, GER @ Backstage
2/7 Berlin, GER @ Cassiopeia
2/8 Hamburg, GER @ Klubsen
2/9 Zurich, SWI @ Escherwyss
2/10 Neufchatel, SWI @ La Case a Chocs
2/11 Geneva, SWI @ Usine PTR
2/12 Paris, FR @ Le Bataclan
2/13 Glasgow, SCO @ The Arches
2/14 Tilburg, NET @ 5-Elementz
2/15 Amsterdam, NET @ 013
2/16 Birmingham, UK @ The Other Room
2/17 Laax, SWI @ Riders Palace
2/18 Bristol, UK @ O2
2/19 Bratislawa, SLO @ Majestik Music Club
2/20 Vienna, AUS @ Fluc Wanne
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