Martin Shkreli debuts secret Wu-Tang album after Trump win

Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli arrives at court in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. Shkreli, who has become the poster child of pharmaceutical-industry greed after hiking the price of an anti-infection drug by more than 5,000 percent, is scheduled to appear at a congressional hearing on Thursday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli arrives at court in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. Shkreli, who has become the poster child of pharmaceutical-industry greed after hiking the price of an anti-infection drug by more than 5,000 percent, is scheduled to appear at a congressional hearing on Thursday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump’s victory Tuesday has prompted embattled pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli to publicly debut some songs off the one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album he bought for $2 million last year.

Shkreli promised last month to release “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin” if the Republican took the White House. He made good on the plan early Wednesday by playing snippets of the album during a live Periscope video posted on Twitter. The video has since been deleted.

Shkreli won an auction for the sole copy of the album last year.

The former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO was vilified by many in 2014 for raising the price of a medication to treat HIV by 5,000 percent. He was also charged with securities fraud last year.

Snippets of the video stream can be found on YouTube. Be advised, graphic language accompanies the clips.

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