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From Liquid Swords To Liquid Meals: GZA Shows Up For Soylent

The Wu-Tang Clan and Silicon Valley's favorite meal-replacement drink, together at last. Here are the pictures that prove it.

Posted on March 15, 2017, at 1:37 p.m. ET

This is GZA. You probably know him as a founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan and the artist behind the canonical hip-hop album Liquid Swords.

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But the other day, GZA played a new role: celebrity pitchman for Soylent, the meal-replacement drink that has fans among Silicon Valley techies.

Here's GZA holding a bottle of cacao-flavored Soylent.
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Here's GZA holding a bottle of cacao-flavored Soylent.

The rapper performed at a Soylent party during the SXSW Conference and Festivals in Austin, Texas, over the weekend.

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He also posed for pictures with Soylent's CEO, Rob Rhinehart, who has called the experience of grocery shopping a "multisensory living nightmare."

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The party was lit, obviously.

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Soylent-based cocktails were served.

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And Soylent sauce was poured on some BBQ.

Trigger warning!
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Trigger warning!

This is not fake news. Soylent was actually poured on that BBQ.

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Here's a closeup of the menu.

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This should be illegal in the state of Texas.

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In any case, people seemed to have a good time.

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And it's interesting to see GZA branching out in new directions.

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We have just one humble request.

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Do not release an album called Liquid Meals.

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