90’s hip-hop heroes the Wu-Tang Clan are among the most notable exports from the New York City borough of Staten Island. Now, the crew’s native neighborhood will officially bear their name. At a ceremony on Saturday, members of Wu-Tang Clan and the city council unveiled a new street sign at the corner of Vanderbilt Avenue and Targee Street which officially dubs the Park Hill area the “Wu-Tang Clan District.”

Several members of the Wu-Tang Clan were on hand to celebrate the district’s re-naming including Raekwon, who shared a video of the new street sign’s unveiling. You can watch the clip below:

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As North Shore Councilwoman Debbie Rose noted in her address at the Wu-Tang Clan District dedication ceremony, “This is a great day where we have an opportunity to honor our own hometown heroes, the young men who put Staten Island on the map internationally. They overcame all types of challenges, to not only become rap artist[s] and hip-hop artist[s] but to inspire and challenge the music world.”

According to the Staten Island Advance, Wu-Tang member Cappadonna reciprocated the appreciation toward the Staten Island community at the ceremony, noting “The real value is in the love, to help you see all things clearly.” The honor was also celebrated with the reveal of a number of new graffiti murals marking the occasion.

Thank you to all from near and far who joined us today to official create the Wu-Tang Clan District here in ParkHill / Stapleton. @WuTangClan #WuTangClanDistrict pic.twitter.com/48DMzqEESg

— Debi Rose (@CMDebiRose) May 4, 2019

Wu-Tang Clan is preparing to head out on an extensive worldwide tour in honor of the 25th anniversary of their monumental debut album, 1993’s Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). First, they’ll head to Europe alongside Public Enemy and De La Soul for the Gods of Rap tour this month. At the end of May, they’ll return to the States for a run of headlining U.S. shows. For a full list of upcoming Wu-Tang Clan dates, see below. For more information and ticketing details, head here.

Wu-Tang Clan 2019 Tour Dates

05/10 – London, UK @ SSE Arena *
05/11 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Arena *
05/12 – Glasgow, UK @ The SSE Hydro *
05/14 – Dublin, IE @ 3Arena *
05/16 – Amsterdam, NL @ Ziggo Dome *
05/17 – Paris, FR @ AccorHotels Arena *
05/18 – Berlin, DE @ Parkbühne Wuhlheide *
05/21 – Copenhagen, DK @ Royal Arena *
05/23 – Oslo, NO @ Oslo Spektrum Arena *
05/24 – Stockholm, SE @ Skansen *
05/27 – Helsinki, FI @ Helsingin jäähalli *
05/31 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Freedom Hill Amphitheatre
06/01 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
06/02 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
06/07 – Simpsonville, SC @ CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park
06/08 – Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater
06/09 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
06/12 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
06/14 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
06/15 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata Resort & Casino
06/21 – Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater
06/22 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater
07/31 – Wichita, KS @ WAVE
08/01 – Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s Stir Cove
08/02 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory (X Games)

* = Gods of Rap Tour w/ Public Enemy and De La Soul

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[H/T Consequence of Sound]