Today In Hip-Hop: RZA Releases ‘RZA As Bobby Digital in Stereo’

On this day, November 24, in hip-hop history… 1998: On this day 16 years ago, RZA released his debut solo album, RZA As Bobby Digital In Stereo. The album, whose title comes from RZA's birth name, Robert Diggs, is an experimental album which finds the Wu-Tang producer largely eschewing his trademark sample based production, and opting for a keyboard driven sound. Said RZA about the production on the album: "I got together at least 16 or 17 different keyboards for this album. I always liked orchestras and strings, so I composed a digital orchestra." The album showcased the alter ego of RZA in many ...

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