Wu-Tang Killa Beez

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LA The Darkman (A.K.A. L.A.D.) (Born Lason B. Jackson in The Bronx, New York City, NY)
Remedy (Born Ross Filler, 1972 in Staten Island, NY)
Bronze Nazareth

Killarmy (Defunct):

Killa Sin (A.K.A. Killah Sin) (Born Jeryl Grant)
ShoGun Assasson (Born Jamal Alexander)
9th Prince (A.K.A. Iron Fingers & Madman) (Born Terrance Hamlin)
Baretta 9 (A.K.A. Kinetic)
Islord (A.K.A. Thief of Baghdad) (Born R. Stevenson)
Dom Pachino (A.K.A. The P.R. Terrorist) (Born Domingo J. Del Valle in Manhattan, New York City, NY)
4th Disciple (A.K.A. El-Divine Amir Bey) (Born Selwyn Bogard in Steubenville, OH)

Sunz Of Man:
(Originally Da Last Future)
Sunz of Man

60 Second Assassin (A.K.A. 60 Seconds) (Born in Bedstuy, Brooklyn, NY)
Killah Priest (Born Walter Reed, August 16, 1970 in Brooklyn, NY)
Prodigal Sunn (Born Vergil Ruff in Brooklyn, NY)
Shabazz The Disciple (A.K.A. Scientific Shabazz) (Born David Collins)
Hell Razah (A.K.A. Razah Rubiez) (Born Chron Smith, October 1, 1976 in Brooklyn, NY)

(Originally Crime Syndicate)
Joe Mafia

Christ Bearer
Meko The Pharaoh

Black Knights:
Doc Doom (Born Dante Cunningham - Died February 11, 2007 in Compton, CA (Shot))
Holocaust (A.K.A. Warcloud, Alcatraz, The Robot Tank & The Drugstore Cowboy) (Went Solo) (Born Archibold Creston Brown)

Members' Other Groups
Four Horsemen/The HRSMN:
Ras Kass (A.K.A. Razzy Kazzy & Ras Kassiano) (Born John Austin IV, September 26, 1973 in Watts, CA)
Kurupt (A.K.A. Young Gotti) (Born Ricardo Brown, November 23, 1972 in Philadelphia, PA)
Killah Priest (Born Walter Reed, August 16, 1970 in Brooklyn, NY)
Canibus (A.K.A. Rip The Jacker) (Born Germaine Williams in 1974 in Jamaica)

C-Rayz Walz
Killah Priest (Born Walter Reed, August 16, 1970 in Brooklyn, NY)
Bronze Nazareth
Son One

The Reavers:
(Acronym: Revolutionary Emcees Advocating their Voices on Everyday Reality's Struggle)
Akir (Acronym: Always Keep It Real) (Born in New York City, NY)
Vordul Mega (A.K.A. Vordul Megallah & Vordul Megilah) (Born in New York City, NY)
Billy Woods
Dom Pachino (A.K.A. The P.R. Terrorist) (Born Domingo J. Del Valle in Manhattan, New York City, NY)
Keith Masters
Hasan Salaam

Note: There is no actual group called Killa Beez, so this page is kind of a catch-all, or at least some, for affiliates of the Wu-Tang Clan. I tried to contain this page to the artists who appeared on the Killa Beez compilations and/or cats for whom I don't already have an artist page. These are the cats on whom I could find information and/or cats who have their own projects and/or cats who appear on a few things. In other words this isn't a home for everyone who appears on the compilations or strictly for those who appear on the Killa Beez compilations.

See Also: Wu-Tang Clan, Shyheim, Gravediggaz, Theodore Unit, Ras Kass, Kurupt, Canibus, C-Rayz Walz, Army Of The Pharaohs, Buddha Monk & Cannibal Ox

Wu-Tang Killa Beez

Wu-Tang Killa Bees - The Swarm Volume 1
Wu-Tang Killa Beez - The Sting
Bronze Nazareth - School For The Blindman
Black Knights - Every Knight Is A Black Knight
Four Horsemen - The Horsemen Project
Killah Priest And Chief Kamachi - Beautiful Minds
Killah Priest - The 3 Day Theory
9th Prince - Revenge Of The 9th Prince
Northstar - Bobby Digital Presents: Northstar
60 Second Assassin - Remarkable Timing
Shyheim & Dom Pachino - The Strength (The Appetizer)
Sunz Of Man - The Last Shall Be First

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The RZA Presents: Afro Samurai The Soundtrack (60 Seconds, Baretta 9 & Black Knights)

Blazin' (Sunz Of Man)
Chris Brown - In My Zone (LA The Darkman)

Canibus - 2000 B.C. (Before Can-I-Bus) (Killah Priest)
Canibus - For Whom The Beat Tolls (Killah Priest)
Canibus - Melatonin Magik (Bronze Nazareth)
Canibus – Lyrical Law (Killah Priest)
Caught Up (Killah Priest)
Chino XL - Poison Pen: The Lost Tapes (Killah Priest)
Chino XL - Poison Pen (Killah Priest)
Chino XL - The Latin AmeRICAN (Hell Razah)
The Corruptor (Killah Priest)

Digital Dynasty 12 (Hosted By Xzibit) (Killah Priest)
DJ Muggs - Take Aim (Prodigal Sunn)
DJ Muggs Vs. GZA - Grandmasters (Prodigal Sunn)
DJ Muggs Vs. GZA - Grandmasters Remix Album (Prodigal Sunn)
Dreddy Kruger Presents...Think Differently Music: Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Culture (Prodigal Sunn & LA The Darkman)
Dreddy Kruger Presents...Think Differently Music: Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Culture The Lost Files (Killah Priest & Prodigal Sunn)

Ghost Dog: The Way Of The Samurai (Sunz Of Man, Northstar, Black Knights & LA The Darkman)
Ghostface Killah - Supreme Clientele (60 Second Assassin)
Ghostface Killah - Bulletproof Wallets (Prodigal Sunn & Killah Sin)
Ghostface Killah - More Fish (Killa Sin)
Ghostface Killah - Apollo Kids (Killah Priest)
Gravediggaz - 6 Feet Deep (Killah Priest & Scientific Shabazz)
Gravediggaz - The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel (Killah Priest, Hell Raizah, 9th Prince & Shabazz The Disciple)
Guru - Baldhead Slick & Da Click (Killah Priest)
GZA The Genius - Liquid Swords (Killah Priest)
GZA - Beneath The Surface (Killah Priest, Hell Razah & LA The Darkman)

Ill Bill - Black Metal (Killah Priest)
Ill Bill - Holy Diver (Hell Razah & Killah Priest)

Kurupt - Tha Penagon Vol. 1 (Killah Priest)
Kurupt & Roscoe - Tha Tekneek Files (Killah Priest)
Talib Kweli Presents Blacksmith: The Movement (Hell Razah)

M-Eighty Presents The Academy (Killah Priest, 60 Second Assassin & Warcloud)
Mathematics Presents Wu-Tang Clan & Friends: Unreleased (Killah Priest & Hell Razah)
Masta Killa - No Said Date (Killah Priest & Prodigal Sunn)
Masta Killa - No Said Date Mixtape (Killah Priest & LA The Darkman)
Masta Killa - Made In Broolyn (Killa Sin)
Masta Killa - Wu-Tang: The Next Chamber (Prodigal Sunn & Killah Priest)
Metal Fingerz DOOM Presents Unexpected Guests (Hell Razah)
Method Man - Tical 2000: Judgement Day (Killa Sin)
Method Man - 4:21...The Day After (LA The Darkman)
Method Man - Johnny Blaze Strikes (LA The Darkman & Killah Priest)

Nature Sounds Presents Natural Selection (Hell Razah)

Ol' Dirty Bastard - Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version (Prodigal Sunn, Killah Priest & 60 Second Assassin)
Ol' Dirty Bastard - Nigga Please (LA The Darkman)
Ol' Dirty Bastard - The Trials & Tribulations Of Russell Jones (Sunz Of Man)
Ol' Dirty Bastard - In Loving Memory Of Russell Jones (Sunz Of Man & LA The Darkman)
One Million Strong (Killah Priest & Sunz Of Man )

Protect Ya Neck Collection Vol. 1 (9th Prince, Wu-Syndicate & Black Knights)
The Pharcyde - Farce Hide Mixtape (LA The Darkman)

R.A. The Rugged Man - Legendary Classics Volume 1 (Hell Razah)
Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... (60 Second Assassin)
Ras Kass - Nature Of The Threat (Sunz Of Man)
Royce Da 5'9" - Independent's Day (LA The Darkman)
RZA As Bobby Digital - In Stereo (Killarmy, Holocaust, Doc Doom & Black Knights)
RZA As Bobby Digital - Digital Bullet (Baretta 9, Black Knights & Killa Sin)
RZA - Birth Of A Prince (Baretta 9 & Prodigal Sunn)
RZA As Bobby Digital - Digi Snacks (Black Knights, Northstar, Baretta 9, Crisis & Monk)

Sonny Seeza - Tytanium (Killah Priest)
September 7th - Western Hospitality 3 (Killah Priest)
Shyheim - Manchild (The P.R. Terrorist (Dom Pachino))
Shyheim - The Greatest Story Never Told (LA The Darkman)

Think Differently Music Presents: Now That's What I Call Hip-Hop! 1 (Hell Razah, Killah Priest & Shabazz The Disciple)
2Pac & The Notorious B.I.G. - Runnin' (Single) (Killah Priest)

Wu-Tang Clan - Hidden Chambers Volume 2 (Killarmy)
Wu-Banga Vol. 1
Wu-Box: The Cream Of The Clan
Wu-Chronicles Chapter II (Killah Priest, Hell Raizah & Black Knights)
Wu-Tang Clan Vs. The Beatles: Enter The Magical Mystery Chamber (Killah Priest & Killa Sin)
Wu-Tang Clan - Legendary Weapons (Killa Sin & Bronze Nazareth)

Bio From AllMusic.Com
Another in the ongoing list of projects concerning rap's most visible congregation, Wu-Tang Killa Bees includes Wu-Tang members RZA, Method Man, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Inspectah Deck, and Masta Killa plus relatives Cappadonna, Killarmy, and Sunz of Man. Debut album The Swarm Vol. 1 appeared in July 1998. - John Bush

Killarmy's Bio From Wikipedia
Killarmy (pronounced kih-luh-AR-me) is a Hip hop group, best-known through its affiliation with the Wu-Tang Clan. It is one of the earliest and most successful of the many Wu-Tang affiliates that emerged in the mid-to-late 1990's.

Originally consisting of New York emcees 9th Prince (RZA's younger brother), Islord, Dom Pachino, Killa Sin, and Ohio-based producer 4th Disciple; it added Beretta 9 and ShoGun Assasson to its membership in 1996, also from Ohio. It distinguishes itself from the other affiliates with gritty subject matter, differing from the standard subject matter of martial arts common to Wu-Tang and their affiliates and focusing on themes of military and combat—but with a heavy dose of the Five-percenter philosophy prevalent in everything related to Wu-Tang Clan.

Killarmy released numerous singles from 1995 to 1997, including "Swinging Swords" and "Camouflage Ninjas" as well as the Sunz Of Man collaborations "Wake Up" and "Soldiers of Darkness." The album Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars was released in 1997 just after the release of Wu-Tang Clan's second album, as well as a 12-inch single containing two tracks from the album, which were "Wu-Renegades" and "Clash of the Titans." Shortly afterward, the group's manager General Wise was shot dead in Steubenville, Ohio, where several members were from and Wu-Tang members like the RZA had spent time in their youth and young adulthood, but the group pressed on undeterred, appearing on the Wu-Tang Killa Bees - The Swarm compilation and each making numerous appearances on other Wu-Tang projects from the Clansmen themselves and from other affiliates. The group's second album, Dirty Weaponry, was released in 1998 and their third and final album, Fear, Love & War was released on September 11, 2001.

In 2002, Dom Pachino became the first group member to release a solo album, with Tera iz Him. 9th Prince followed in 2003 with his solo debut, Granddaddy Flow. ShoGun Assasson is rumored to be the next member to release a solo album. Dom Pachino has stated he is no longer affiliated with Wu-Tang, and has started his own crew called Napalm.

In 2002, the group received some controversy following the Washington, D.C., sniper attacks. On an episode of Tim Russert's Meet the Press, Russert and Montgomery County police chief Charles Moose stated that Killarmy influenced the shootings, and referenced a number of lyrics to support the claims. Despite the press attention, nothing materialized from the accusations.

4th Disciple's Bio From Wikipedia
4th Disciple, El-Divine Amir Bey (born Selwyn Bogard), hip hop producer, engineer who was one of the founding members of Killarmy and one of the best-known Wu-Tang affiliated producers. Though RZA organized the group, 4th was the group's only producer.

After being the resident turntablist on the Wu-Tang Clan's debut album Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers, 4th co-produced several tracks with The RZA on the first three Wu solo ventures by various artists, including some of Raekwon's Only Built For Cuban Linx...' tracks; Wu-Gambinos, and Guillotine (Swordz). He then produced what was at the time only the second Wu-Tang track ever to lack a RZA production credit, when the Killah Priest solo track "B.I.B.L.E. (Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth)" was included on GZA's Liquid Swords. This led to five 4th Disciple productions appearing on the double album Wu-Tang Forever. After producing 15 of the 17 tracks on Killarmy's debut album, Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars, and featuring heavily on the debut albums of Killah Priest (Heavy Mental) and Sunz of Man (The Last Shall Be First), 4th's beats continued to appear on the solo work of the Clan members, including Inspectah Deck and Method Man. However, more recently, 4th has been concentrating his production on Killarmy, Sunz of Man, and their immediate affiliates rather than the Clan itself. The RZA did, in fact, produce and co-produce with 4th on their debut album, Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars, namely for the tracks "Wake Up" and "War Face."

Dom Pachino's Bio From Wikipedia
Dom Pachino (born Domingo J. Del Valle in Manhattan, New York City) is a rapper of Puerto Rican descent. He is a member of the rap group Killarmy and also has a solo career. He is also known as P.R. Terrorist, but he has rarely used this name since the September 11, 2001 attacks afraid that it may be taken the wrong way and affect sales.

He was born in uptown Manhattan and later moved to Stapleton, Staten Island where he lived across the street from Wu-Tang Clan mastermind RZA. He met with RZA's younger brother 9th Prince and became an original member of Killarmy. Following Killarmy he formed the group Team Napalm who released Napalm World and The Invasion and have since disbanded from their original line-up. Dom Pachino has also organized two compilations involving Wu-affiliated artists entitled Operation Warface and The Grunge. He has also released a DVD titled Life of a Performer and a Best of Dom Pachino CD. Dom Pachino was the first member of Killarmy to release a solo album, and in 2002 he established his own record label entitled "Napalm Recordings."

In addition to his music work, Dom Pachino is an actor that has appeared in a number of television and cable programs including the Larry Sanders Show, the Jon Stewart Show, CSI New York, and the Bobby Digital film by RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan.

Killa Sin's Bio From Wikipedia
Killa Sin, born Jeryl Grant, is probably the best-known member of Killarmy and is regarded as one of the most skilled Wu-Tang Clan affiliates. He has appeared on gold and platinum selling albums from members of the Wu-Tang Clan. He has been in-and-out of prison for the better part of his career and has been linked to several violent incidents within the Hip Hop community including one in which rapper Ma$e left with a broken jaw and another where associates of 50 Cent were robbed. Killa Sin is the brother of Oli "Power" Grant. He is currently mentoring his young nephew Young Prince.

Sunz Of Man's Bio From Wikipedia
Sunz of Man is a Wu-Tang Clan affiliated group that currently consists of Prodigal Sunn, Hell Razah, 60 Second Assassin, Shabazz the Disciple and Killah Priest. The group's first incarnation also included 7th Ambassador and Supreme. It, along with Gravediggaz and Killarmy, is one of the most popular acts affiliated with Wu-Tang.

Prior to being affiliated with Wu-Tang, Sunz were known as Da Last Future and included Shabazz the Disciple, 7th Ambassador and producer Supreme, but not 60 Second Assassin. Upon their induction into the Wu-Tang family, the group became the first group signed to Wu-Tang Records. In 1995 and 1996, the group released a number of singles, including "No Love Without Hate", "Soldiers of Darkness" (a collaboration with Killarmy), "Five Arch Angels" and "Bloody Choices." These tracks were to be included on the group's planned debut album Nothing New Under the Sun, originally scheduled for release in 1996. Due to label complications, the album was eventually shelved. It has been rumored that this album was actually completed, due to the appearance of several ads featured in various Hip Hop magazines such as The Source. It has been said that this album had a much darker atmosphere than the group's later work, with the bulk of the production coming from 4th Disciple, with additional beats by RZA, True Master, Allah Mathematics, Supreme, Y-Kim the Illfigure and the late Grym Reaper. By the time the group switched record labels, Shabazz and 7th Ambassador had left the group.

In 1997, the group signed a deal with Red Ant Entertainment. Their first release on the label was the "We Can't Be Touched" b/w "Natural High" single, released that same year. "Natural High" was included on the group's 1998 debut album The Last Shall Be First. The album featured production from Supreme, as well as Wu producers RZA, 4th Disciple and True Master, and Wyclef Jean. Album guests included Wu-Tang members Masta Killa, Method Man, Raekwon, Ol' Dirty Bastard and U-God, as well as Killarmy's Beretta 9, Dreddy Kruger and Tekitha. The album saw an impressive debut at #20 on the Billboard 200 album chart, and #7 on the R&B/Hip-Hop charts. The album received moderate acclaim from critics, and was met with mixed reactions from Wu-Tang fans, who were expecting a darker sound similar to their earlier work.

Before the release of the debut, Killah Priest began to clash with Wu leader RZA, as Shabazz had earlier, both eventually cutting their Wu ties, and leaving the group for solo careers. In 1999, the album The First Testament was released, compiled of the group's earlier work, with contributions from Shabazz and 7th Ambassador. A number of tracks from the album were released on singles, including "Deep in the Water", "In the Beginning..." and "The Sins of Men". However, due to heavy bootlegging, the album never saw a proper release. The group took a hiatus, while Killah Priest established his solo career.

Hell Razah, Prodigal Sunn and 60 Second Assassin returned in 2002 with the group's second official studio album Saviorz Day. The album was met with a lukewarm reception commercially and critically. In 2004, The First Testament saw a re-release as Elements, which featured most of the tracks off of The First Testament, as well as a handful of other previously unreleased tracks. Later in 2004, Hell Razah and 4th Disciple (under the prefix "Sunz of Man presents") released the album Freedom of Speech, which spawned the single "Article One" b/w "Project Love". In 2003, Shabazz announced a return to the group, but a new group album has yet to be recorded. The group's most recent release was a 2006 compilation titled The Old Testament, which features the group's early singles as well as their some of their later hits.The newest addition to the Sunz is long time West Coast Wu-Tang Affiliate Christ Apostle, inducted into the group in December of 2007. Christ Apostle hails from Long Beach, California and is currently working on various projects with Wu-fam.

Killah Priest was the first S.O.M. member to embark on a solo career, releasing his acclaimed debut album Heavy Mental a few months prior to The Last Shall Be First. He has released four more studio albums, 2000's View From Masada, 2001's Priesthood, 2003's Black August and 2007's The Offering. Hell Razah released his solo debut When All Hell Breaks Loose in 2001 and received little attention. Shabazz the Disciple released his long-delayed debut album The Book of Shabazz (Hidden Scrollz) in 2003, which included a number of his early singles, such as "Crime Saga", "The Lamb's Blood" and "Street Parables". Prodigal Sunn released his solo debut The Return of the Prodigal Sunn in 2005. Also in 2005, Killah Priest and Hell Razah, along with Royal Fam's Timbo King and New York veteran Tragedy Khadafi formed the Black Market Militia, and released their self-titled album. Hell Razah released two albums in 2007, first Renaissance Child in February, and second Razah's Ladder, a collaboration with producers Blue Sky Black Death, released in October.

Shabazz The Disciple's Bio From Wikipedia
Birth name David Collins, formerly known as Scientific Shabazz. An original member of the Sunz of Man and Da Last Future. Originally made up the duo The Disciples with Killah Priest, and later formed the duo Celestial Souljahz with Freestyle of The Arsonists. Possibly best known for his guest appearance on the Gravediggaz' 1994 hit single "Diary of a Madman," and for his controversial 1995 single "Death be the Penalty." Shabazz released a handful of singles in the mid-90s, such as "Death be the Penalty," "Crime Saga," "The Lamb's Blood" and "Street Parables," in anticipation of his planned 1998 debut LP on GZA's GZA Entertainment imprint. However, the label folded and his relationship with the Clan soon strained, leading him to cut his Wu-affiliate ties. Shabazz finally released his debut album The Book of Shabazz (Hidden Scrollz) in 2003, featuring his past singles "The Lamb's Blood", "Crime Saga", "Street Parables" and "Organized Rime Part 2", as well as the single "Red Hook Day" b/w "Thieves in da Nite (Heist)." Albums: The Book of Shabazz (Hidden Scrollz) (2003), The Passion of the Hood Christ (2006). EPs: Take Your Time (1998, unauthorized), Brooklyn Bullshit (2000). Singles: "Death be the Penalty" (1995), "Crime Saga" b/w "Conscious of Sin" (1995), "The Lamb's Blood" (1996), "Street Parables" b/w "Organized Rime Part 2" (1997), "Red Hook Day" b/w "Thieves in da Nite (Heist)" (2003). Appears on: Gravediggaz' "Diary of a Madman", 6 Feet Deep (1994); Gravediggaz' "Elimination Process", The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel (1997); Jus Allah "Eyes of a Disciple", All Fates Have Changed (2005); Cilvaringz "In the Name of Allah" & "Valentine Day Massacre", I (2007); Blue Sky Black Death & Hell Razah "Audiobiography", Razah's Ladder (2007).

Hell Razah's Bio From Wikipedia
Hell Razah (born Chron Smith, October 1, 1976 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rapper, best known as a member of Sunz of Man, an early affiliate of the Wu-Tang Clan.

Razah made his rap debut in the early '90s as a member of the group Da Last Future, an early incarnation of the Sunz of Man, which included Killah Priest, Shabazz the Disciple, Prodigal Sunn, Supreme and 7th Ambassador. Razah and 7th Ambassador self-released the single "Livin' in Hell" b/w "Mental Combat" independently before the group adopted the Sunz of Man moniker. Razah recorded a number of tracks with the group before their induction into the Wu-Tang family, including "Deep in the Water", "Writing Rhymes With a Liquid Pen" (aka "Elements"), "Lulla Bye" and "Psychic Hotline".

In 1995, the group adopted the moniker Sunz of Man, and signed a record deal with Wu-Tang/Priority Records. SoM released a number of singles on Wu-Tang Records, including "Soldiers of Darkness", "No Love Without Hate" and "Bloody Choices," in anticipation of their 1996 debut album Nothing New Under the Sun. Due to internal conflicts and label complications, the album was shelved. Sunz of Man later signed a record deal with Red Ant Entertainment for the release of their official 1998 debut The Last Shall Be First, with the group's roster shaved down to just Razah, Killah Priest, Prodigal Sunn and 60 Second Assassin. The album was one of the most successful Wu-Tang affiliate releases, debuting at #20 on the Billboard 200 album chart, and #7 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart.

After the departure of Killah Priest in 1998, the group took a hiatus. 1999 saw the release of The First Testament, which featured previously recorded material from the group, including the early tracks from Da Last Future. Razah, Prodigal Sunn and 60 Second Assassin returned in 2002 with the album Saviorz Day, the second official Sunz of Man studio album. The group has yet to release a third studio album, but it has been reported that the group has reconciled with Shabazz the Disciple, Killah Priest and Supreme.

Razah made his solo debut in 2001 with the independent release When All Hell Breaks Loose. The album featured guest appearances from 7th Ambassador, Killah Priest, Prodigal Sunn and Timbo King of Royal Fam, and production from Supreme. The album spawned the single "Champaigne Room" b/w "Ghetto Love." The tracks "Must B tha Music", "Oh! Now You Bangin'", "Ghetto Government", "Champaigne Room", "Like It or Not", "What We Came to Do", "B.B.P. (Business Before Pleasure)" and "Rowdy, Rowdy" made up roughly half of the 2004 Sunz of Man compilation Elements, with the other half made up of tracks from The First Testament.

Razah's next solo album, Renaissance Child, was released in early 2007 on Nature Sounds Records. The album featured appearances from Timbo King, Tragedy Khadafi, R.A. The Rugged Man, Talib Kweli, Viktor Vaughn, Bronze Nazareth, Killah Priest and Ras Kass, and production from Godz Wrath, MF DOOM, Bronze Nazareth and 4th Disciple. The album was well-received, but sold poorly, moving only 3,311 units as of September 2007 according to SoundScan. The album featured the singles "The Renaissance" and "Buried Alive" b/w "Project Jazz".

In October 2007, Razah released his next album, Razah's Ladder, entirely produced by the acclaimed production duo Blue Sky Black Death. The album became Razah's most acclaimed, due largely to BSBD's soulful production work, and also to Razah's new spiritual lyrical direction, inspired by the recent death of his father. The album featured guest appearances from Prodigal Sunn, Shabazz the Disciple, Crooked I, Ill Bill and Sabac Red, and featured no singles. Self-funded videos were shot for the tracks "Razah's Ladder" and "Audiobiography", the latter directed by Sunz of Man producer Supreme.

In 2004, Hell Razah and 4th Disciple released a full-length collaboration album, Freedom of Speech, under the title "Sunz of Man presents". The album featured fifteen newly recorded tracks with 4th Disciple, and five other previously released tracks from When All Hell Breaks Loose. The album featured the single "Article One" b/w "Project Love". In 2005, Razah, Killah Priest, Royal Fam's Timbo King, Tragedy Khadafi and William Cooper formed the underground supergroup Black Market Militia. The group released their self-titled debut album Black Market Militia that same year, with production from Godz Wrath and Bronze Nazareth, and guest appearances from dead prez and Abiodun Oyewole of The Last Poets. The album spawned the singles "Audobon Ballroom" b/w "Thug Nation"/"Hood Lullabye" and "Gem Stars" b/w "Mayday!". Like Renaissance Child, the album was well-received but sold poorly, pushing 5,341 units as of September 26, 2007.

Razah's next solo album is titled Heaven Razah, and is scheduled for release in 2008. Other releases announced for 2008 are T.H.U.G. Angelz, a collaboration with Shabazz the Disciple and producer Ayatollah, and Article 2: Right to Bare Arms, a second full-length collaboration with 4th Disciple. In an October 2007 interview, Razah also announced plans for numerous other releases for the year. He announced that the Sunz of Man were reunited and planned on releasing an album in 2008. He also stated that The Maccabeez, a group consisting of himself, Killah Priest and Timbo King, were nearly finished recording their debut album, and that it would be released in 2008. Black Market Militia are also planning to release their second album in 2008. Another possible release is a collaboration between Razah, Shabazz and Blue Sky Black Death, and a project from G.G.O. (Ghetto Government Officialz), which consists of Razah, 7th Ambassador, Lazarus, Face God and other Red Hook locals.

Killah Priest's Bio From AllMusic.Com
Killah Priest is a tangential associate of the Wu-Tang Clan. The Brooklyn native made his first recorded appearances on records by such Wu side projects and solo albums as the Gravediggaz, Ol' Dirty Bastard's Return to the 36 Chambers, and, most importantly, Genius/GZA's seminal Liquid Swords. His contributions became legendary and paved the way for the release of his acclaimed debut album, Heavy Mental, in the spring of 1998.

Born in Brooklyn and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Brownsville, Killah Priest became infatuated with hip-hop as a child, listening to old-school and new school acts like Eric B. & Rakim alike. He also was influenced by local rappers, like Genius and Onyx's Suave, who would often play local parties. Killah Priest began working on his rhyming and eventually earned a considerable reputation in Brooklyn, but instead of pursuing his musical career further, he took a sabbatical in order to educate himself, primarily about religion and history.

Killah Priest returned to rapping in 1995, appearing on several Wu projects. All of his cameos were noteworthy, but his role on Liquid Swords earned special attention. By the end of 1996, he formed his own side project, the Sunz of Man. In 1997, GZA suggested to Geffen that they sign Killah Priest, and the label took his advice. Killah worked on the album with True Master and 4th Disciple, two producers associated with the Clan. The resulting album, Heavy Mental, was dense with religious imagery and filled with evocative sounds. It received excellent reviews upon its March 1998 release and was a respectable commercial success, debuting at number 24 on the pop charts. Killah Priest issued his second album, View from Masada, in the spring of 2000, further bolstering his status as one of the most compelling solo artists in the Wu-Tang stable, a group that, although he sometimes separated himself from, he always remained friendly with. Although View from Masada was well-received, it failed to do well commercially, and Priest moved to Recon for his next record, 2003's Black August. Although he certainly wasn't keeping silent in the time that passed, working on material for Black Market Militia and the Horsemen and appearing on numerous other albums, it was a few years before the rapper came out with his next record, The Offering, in 2007. - Stephen Thomas Erlewine

Remedy's Bio From AllMusic.Com
Remedy is a white rapper who is part of the Wu-Tang Clan crew (but not a member of the actual rap group). Born in 1972 as Ross Filler in Staten Island, NY, he began writing songs and poems at the age of seven, and by high school, was performing as a rapper at local shows. Filler (around this time known as Remedy) began recording demos at Northshore Soundworks, the home of such rap luminaries as EPMD, Das EFX, and Redman. After striking up a friendship with Wu-Tang Clan member RZA, Remedy's track "Never Again" (a track inspired by the rapper's Jewish roots and the holocaust) appeared on the hit Wu 1998 release, The Swarm. Remedy's debut album, The Genuine Article, appeared in April of 2001, produced entirely by the rapper himself and mixed by RZA. A year later, Code Red arrived in November, including a track that offered his personal viewpoint on the terrorist hijacking of September 11th, 2001. - Greg Prato

Wu-Syndicate's Bio From AllMusic.Com
Unofficially considered the southern representatives of Wu-Tang Clan, Wu-Syndicate wasn't always associated with the legendary New York crew. In fact, Joe Mafia, Myerlansky, and Napoleon were originally known as the Crime Syndicate, a Mafia-themed group who formed in Virginia Beach at the beginning of the '90s. They became friends with Wu-Tang Clan soon after, when both were signed to the independent Slot Time Records. When Wu came to visit the label's headquarters in Virginia Beach, the two crews got along well and promised that they would support one another if either crew got leverage in the industry. The Wu had no idea they were so close to mainstream success, but within a few years they had built a huge fan base with their gritty, kung fu-themed hip-hop. When they started their own label in the late '90s, one of the first acts they contacted was the Crime Syndicate. Their "Where Was Heaven" track was included on The Swarm compilation, but not without changing their name to the Wu-Syndicate. The name change wasn't an issue since the group needed the publicity, and the label equally benefited from their marketable gangster image. Wu-Syndicate's eponymous debut was released in 1999, but despite a good reception from Wu-Tang Clan's audience, the album was overshadowed by the stream of releases coming out on their collective. When money began disappearing, the group peacefully disassociated from the Wu-Tang Clan before the situation became too heated. Myerlansky, and Napoleon both ended up going to prison soon after, so they spent the next few years waiting out their sentences, promising that they would return as a trio when all three could get back together again. - Bradley Torreano

LA The Darkman's Bio From Wikipedia
La the Darkman (born Lason Jackson in The Bronx, New York City) is a Wu-Tang Clan affiliated rapper. He considers himself to be the "12th member" of the Clan. Also notable for having recorded several times and developed a friendship with the virtual hip hop pariah Vanilla Ice. La the Darkman is also the older brother of Willie The Kid, who is signed to Aphilliates Music Group, owned by DJ Drama, DJ Don Cannon and DJ Sense. La the Darkman is the President of the company. They released a mixtape called Dead Presidents with AMG in 2006.

At the age of four La the Darkman moved with his family to Crown Heights, Brooklyn. At 14 he became involved in street life and got in trouble with the law. His mother didn't approve and he was moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan where he finished high school. At the age of 17 La moved back to Brooklyn where he later met with the Wu-Tang Clan. He released his debut album Heist of the Century in 1998, selling over 300,000 copies independently. His follow-up album was due for release in 2006 through Think Differently Music but is yet to be released. In a recent interview, his brother Willie The Kid confirmed that La The Darkman's album will be released after DJ Drama's Gangsta Grillz album and Willie's debut The Crown Prince.

Black Knights' Bio From Wikipedia
One of the many Wu-affiliates to debut on the Wu-Tang Killa Bees: The Swarm compilation, this Californian group was originally associated with the group North Star (also from California) with whom they recorded as Black Knights Of The North Star. However, the groups have since separated. The group originally consisted of Crisis, Doc Doom, Monk and Holocaust, however Holocaust has since left the group to concentrate on his solo recordings (he has also changed his name to Warcloud). In 2004, the Black Knights released their debut album Every Knight Is A Black Knight with limited distribution, and also reunited with North Star for the closing song (titled "Black Knights Of The North Star") on North Star's debut album. In 2005, they re-released their debut to worldwide distribution through CHAMBERMUSIK.Com. Member Doc Doom was shot and killed February 11, 2007.

Warcloud's Bio From Wikipedia
Warcloud is an American rapper, formerly a member of the Black Knights and an affiliate of The Wu-Tang Clan, who had a relatively conventional style in his early days with the group as Holocaust, with his departure he adopted several new monikers including Warcloud, Alcatraz and most recently Robot Tank also drastically changed his style to a more avant-garde free association verse incorporating allusions to classical literature (especially horror, children's stories and poems) urban legends, myths, western Americana and to a lesser degree popular culture.

Official Sites: WuTangCorp, Killarmy's MySpace, Killah Priest, Killah Priest's MySpace, LA The Darkman's MySpace, Remedy's MySpace, 4th Disciple, 4th Disciple's MySpace, 9th Prince's MySpace, Dom Pachino's MySpace, Dom Pachino's Napalm Recordings' MySpace, Islord's MySpace, Killa Sin's MySpace, Sunz Of Man's MySpace, Prodigal Sunn's MySpace, Shabazz The Disciple's MySpace, Hell Razah, Hell Razah's MySpace, 60 Second Assassin's MySpace, Napoleon's MySpace, Black Knight's MySpace, Holocaust's MySpace, Prodigal Sunn's Facebook & Killah Priest's Facebook

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