The Most Expensive Album Ever: Enter the Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Shaolin’

The Most Expensive Album Ever: Enter the Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Shaolin’

Inside the Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Shaolin,’ a secretive double-album stored in a Marrakech vault that sold at auction (to Quentin Tarantino?) for “millions.” Once upon a time, one of hip-hop’s most outside-the-box creatives dreamt up an idea to elevate rap appreciation by creating a hip-hop Ark of the Covenant. When it was announced two years ago that the fabled Wu-Tang Clan would be releasing an ultra-limited album entitled Once Upon A Time In Shaolin…

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Is that a da Vinci before me? No, it’s Sally from the Co-op

Is that a da Vinci before me? No, it's Sally from the Co-op

A Leonardo da Vinci drawing believed to be worth £100 million is actually a picture of “Sally from the Co-op” in Bolton, one of Britain’s most notorious art forgers has claimed. The “La Bella Principessa” purports to be portrait of a young woman possibly from the court of Ludovico Sforza, the duke of Milan, in the 1490s. But Shaun Greenhalgh claims he drew the picture in 1978 based on a “bossy” shop assistant he worked with his local Co-op store in the north west town.

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How do you prove you are gay? A culture of disbelief is traumatising asylum seekers

How do you prove you are gay? A culture of disbelief is traumatising asylum seekers

People who have been persecuted because of their sexuality are facing Home Office officials who refuse to believe them, use explicit questioning and make stereotyped assumptions. Article by Debora Singer.

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