The morning after Donald Trump's Election 2016 victory, hedge fund founder and former pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli appears to be making good on a promise to mark the occasion. He's releasing the Wu-Tang Clan album "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin" -- the lone copy of which he purchased for $2 million in 2015.
Just hours after Trump won the US presidency and stunned the world, Shkreli is streaming samples of the album on YouTube.
Shkreli came to notoriety in 2015 after his company, Turing Pharmaceuticals, raised the price of the HIV medication Daraprim from $13.50 to $750 per pill overnight. Since then he's largely embraced an anti-heroic role, and his purchase of one of the most exclusive and experimental record releases of all time was widely bemoaned by music lovers.
They'll have their chance to hear it now, at least in part. Shrkeli says he's working with Wu-Tang Clan to negotiate a wider release.
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