Celebrated Wu-Tang Clan lyricist, GZA, celebrates his birthday today (Aug. 22). He is now 52.

Along with releasing some of hip-hop's most beloved albums with his group, Wu-Tang Clan, GZA has released a series of successful and celebrated solo albums in his career. His 1995 masterpiece, Liquid Swords, is considered one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all-time and his lyricism is amongst hip-hop's most impressive and refined.

Happy Birthday, GZA the Genius!

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