New Music: RZA x Will Wells “Destiny Bends (Paul Walker Tribute)”

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R.I.P. Paul

On Saturday, the world was stunned by death of actor Paul Walker. The Fast & The Furious star died in a car accident in Southern California.  He was 40.

As Hollywood and the Hip Hop community mourned the loss, the Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA penned a tribute track. Here’s what he said:

“This song, entitled “Destiny Bends” was written last night after hearing the tragic news of the loss of a good man named Paul Walker. I met Paul on the set of the film Brick Mansion, where we talked, laughed, and exchanged ideas of life and fatherhood. I only knew him personally for less than a year, but we knew each other through our work and art. We saw in each other a kindred spirit of men coming from unlikely circumstances, and rising to be the light and beacon of our family and loved ones. Men who learned the joy and pains of love in life, and success, while coming to realize that nothing is more important than family, friendship, and the brotherhood of humanity. Millions of people get to know an artist or movie star through their work, but few are allowed to cross each others’ paths and see through the veil of stardom and find the common denominator that we share. As all physical things will decay and wither away, film, art, and music remain longer than the vessel that delivered them. In this vein, the one thing we can’t take away or give back is time. So, thus, time is the most precious gift. I dedicated my time to compose this song with my two sons and new friend Will Wells, who was kind enough to sing and perform it for me. We dedicate it to Paul Walker. A good man. We had plans to continue working with each other in the future. It seemed destined, but “destiny bends””.

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  • LOL

    R.I.P. Paul Walker, such a humble dude who was tooken from us at a young age. life is really too short.

  • areal1

    Damn respect rza seems like a heartfelt tribute great song

  • Billow Baggins
  • xfile

    So fucking sad.great humble guy.nice tribute. Rip Paul Walker

  • TimeChange

    rza gone too hollywood,now i see why rae doesnt want to do the new wu album

  • theOne

    Is my opinion that influential that you must block me?! I’m just saying…

  • Ben

    RIP Paul Walker

  • Jonathan Lopez

    Paul Walker u will be miss R,i.P

  • Damian Marshall

    Running Scared is on of my favorite movies RIP . Bong Bong