According to reports, Wu-Tang Clan mentor, affiliate, and Five Percent Nation member Popa Wu passed away at the age of 63. It hasn’t been revealed what caused the passing of the man known for his words on Raekwon’s “North Star (Jewels),” but Wu-Tang took to social media along with others to express their condolences.
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Via Twitter, U-God said, “RIP to the one and only PAPA WU our sincerest condolences go out to the entire family #wutang #wutangclan.” DJ Premier expressed his condolences by saying, “R.I.P. ETERNALLY TO THE GOD PAPA WU.” Popa Wu was known for influencing the Wu with his five percent teachings, which can be heard on tracks like Ghostface’s “Black Jesus” and more. Condolences to the family of Popa Wu.