"UNCLE" RALPH MCDANIELS' ORIGINAL LEATHER WU-TANG CLAN PARENTAL ADVISORY JACKET, ca 1993
7,000 - 10,000 USD
"UNCLE" RALPH MCDANIEL'S PERSONAL LEATHER WU-TANG CLAN "PARENTAL ADVISORY" JACKET, CA. 1993-94
Leather jacket with large brown leather Wu-Tang logo to back, white leather Wu-Tang logo at left breast, and embroidered "Parental Advisory Explicit Rap" patches sewn to front and back of jacket. Back patch partially detached, wear to fabric cuffs.
"Uncle" Ralph McDaniels is famous for co-creating and hosting the first ever Hip Hop music video tv show, Video Music Box, launched on WNYC-TV in New York City in 1983. He has over 400 credits as music video director to his name, including for NAS, Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, Gang Starr, and of course the Wu-Tang Clan, directing the video for their ground-breaking smash hit C.R.E.A.M. in 1994. The Wu-Tang clan had a small number of leather jackets made for group members and a select group of close friends, with this jacket being given to "Uncle" Ralph by The RZA.
Courtesy "Uncle" Ralph McDaniels