Wu-Tang Clan jokes with James Comey about confiscated Album
The Wu-Tang clan rappers jokingly ordered former FBI boss James Comey to retrieve their US-confiscated Once Upon a Time album in Shaolin. The controversial pharmaceutical manager Martin Shkreli had bought the only copy of the album in 2015 for two million dollars (1.6 million euros). It was confiscated after Shkreli was sentenced to seven years in prison and fined millions in March for securities fraud. “Me and my brother Method are working to get the album back from the authorities,” wrote rapper Ghostface Killah on Instagram. He published a photo of himself and Wu-Tang rapper Method Man together with Comey.
The three were on Tuesday in the “Late Show” with Stephen Colbert guest. “The album belongs to the people,” said Method Man in a sketch in which Justice Minister Jeff Sessions does not want to give away the album. US President Donald Trump had dismissed Comey in May 2017. Comey is currently campaigning for his book, which will be published on Tuesday, which reads in German version “Greater Than the Office: In Search of Truth – The Ex-FBI Director Leads Off”. For the US government Comey does not currently work and therefore would have no influence on the whereabouts of the Wu Tang album. Shkreli had attracted masses of fans by buying it. According to a well-known song line, they do not play with the Wu-Tang clan (“Wu-Tang Clan Is not Nuthing Ta F ‘Wit”). This advice should be better served by the US authorities.
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