Martin Shkreli could stream unreleased Wu-Tang Clan tracks after Trump win

If you don't immediately recognise the name Martin Shkreli here's a quick reminder - he's an entrepreneur and pharmaceutical executive who has hit the headlines many times, and not always for the right reasons.

He's known for being the former chief executive of the company Turing, which obtained the manufacturing licence for the drug Daraprim and hiked its price by over 5,000% overnight. Daraprim treats the infection toxoplasmosis, which affects pregnant women, Aids sufferers and more. Safe to say this didn't make him a particularly well-liked person.

Martin Shkreli
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Since then, he's been arrested by the FBI on federal charges of fraud and is awaiting trial. Also in 2015 he paid a mammoth 2 million dollars for the sole copy of the Wu-Tang Clan's album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin. RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan told Forbes at the time: "We're making a single-sale collector's item. This is like someone having the sceptre of an Egyptian king."

Shkreli pledged to release the album for free download if Donald Trump won the election, and destroy it if Hillary Clinton won.

And now, he's chilling in his pyjamas holding his guitar and vowing to make good on his promise on Periscope. At the moment he's talking about his career and playing other favourite tracks from the likes of Jay Z, but he could very well play the Clan soon (even though he says he should probably talk to them before playing any more).

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