Posted Aug 29th, 2015 (3:21 pm) by Katie Antonsson

You really can't be mad about GZA canceling his tour when his reason's this good.

Wu-Tang co-founder GZA has been hard at work on his latest album Dark Matter and unfortunately canceled a string of European tour dates on Friday, saying he has the opportunity to work with a "very rare collaborator."

That "rare collaborator" designation isn't just hyperbole. Composer Vangelis, of "Blade Runner" and "Chariots of Fire" fame, is notoriously reclusive and rarely collaborates. This, according to Pitchfork, is Vangelis' first time collaborating with a rapper, and we can expect the result to be epic.

Dark Matter has been long-awaited, since GZA hasn't dropped an album since 2008's Pro Tools, but it looks like it's all going to be worth the wait. Check out GZA's Facebook announcement below:

Due to circumstances beyond our control and a narrow window to finish Dark Matter, with a very rare collaborator, I...

Posted by GZA on Friday, August 28, 2015

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