Wyclef says Wu-Tang Clan inspired ‘Maria, Maria’ riff

For music fans, it’s always exciting to see our favorite artists draw inspiration from, be friendly with, or collaborate with one another. Sometimes, when it happens, the results are legendary.

Such is the case with Carlos Santana’s “Maria, Maria.” The song is an instant classic that still resonates to this day. Did you know, however, that one of the most iconic parts of the song was actually inspired by the Wu-Tang Clan?

That’s right! Check out the interview below in which Wyclef talks about how he put the pieces together.

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