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The 100 Best Wu-Tang Clan Songs

64. Wu-Tang Clan "Uzi (Pinky Ring)" (2001)

Producer: RZA
Album: Iron Flag
Label: Loud

"Face it, the Wu is back" wasn't exactly right—the Wu never left. Disagree if you want, but the Clan might be one rap group whose audience failed them before they failed their audience. Did we, the masses, move on and leave the rebels from the slums of Shaolin to the devoted disciples? Did these underground MCs, in essence, go back from whence they came? Whoa, sorry, didn't mean to go off on a tangent. "Uzi" is great. Plus, it's littered with neat tricks like the stealth "tssssss" sounds, the sudden transitions for Method's and Masta Killa's verses, and the turntable scratching colliding with the crew call of "suuuuuuu..."

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