La the Darkman

La the Darkman

Infobox musical artist
Name = La the Darkman

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Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Lason Jackson
Alias = Lashaun, Triple Darkness, La Traficante
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Origin = The Bronx, New York City
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Genre = Hip hop
Occupation = Rapper
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Associated_acts = Wu-Tang Clan, DJ Drama, Willie The Kid
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La the Darkman (born Lason Jackson Fact|date=June 2008 in The Bronx, New York City) is a Wu-Tang Clan affiliated rapper. 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 with GJ and EB 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 "" and Willie's debut "The Crown Prince".



* "Heist of the Century" "(November 17, 1998)" (300,000 U.S.)


* "Trials and Tribulations" "(2004)"
* "Return of the Darkman" (with J-Love) "(2006)"
* "Dead Presidents" (with Willie the Kid) "(2006)"
* "The Notorious LAD" (with DJ Drama) "(2008)"

Guest Appearances

*Bowtie - "Pain In Many Forms" (with Kool G Rap)
*CCF Division - "Warzone" (with Sunz Of Man & Timbo King)
*Davina - "So Good (Remix)" (with Ol Dirty Bastard)
*Deadly Venoms - "Rap Scholar" (with Lin Que & Tekitha)
*DJ Drama - "Beneath The Diamonds" (with Twista, Devin The Dude & Mr. Porter)
*DJ Drama - "Makin Money Smokin" (with Willie The Kid)
*DJ Drama - "Throw Ya Sets Up" (with Willie The Kid, Jadakiss & Yung Joc)
*DJ Muggs - "Devil In A Blue Dress"
*Exquizite - "Drugs"
*Gemstar Da Golden Child - "U Not Gangsta" (with Willie The Kid)
*GZA - "Outro" (with Timbo King)
*GZA - "Verses" (with Ras Kass & Scaramanga Shallah)
*Hell Razah - "The Color Of Rage"
*Inspectah Deck - "9th Chamber" (with Killa Sin, Beretta 9 & Streetlife)
*Inspectah Deck - "Lovin You"
*Manifest - "Neoploitan Gold" (with E.Rule & Cut Chemist)
*Mathematics - "Hav Mercy" (with Killa Sin)
*Method Man - "The Glide" (with U-God & Raekwon)
*Method Man - "This Thing" (with RZA)
*Ol Dirty Bastard - "Gettin High" (with Brooklyn Zu)
*Poppa Wu - "How It Goes"
*Royal Fam - "Walk These Dogs"
*Royce Da 5'9" - "Paranoia"
*Shyheim - "Easy Street"
*Sunz Of Man - "Al We Got (Us)" (with Madam Dee)
*Vanilla Ice - "Hip-Hop Rules"
*Vanilla Ice - "Insane Killers" (with Insane Clown Posse)
*Vanilla Ice - "Unbreakable"
*Willie The Kid - "Calico Flow"
*Willie The Kid - "How It Goes"
*Willie The Kid - "Invisible Rules"
*Willie The Kid - "We Pimpin"


External links

* [ "Still Relevant: La the Darkman"] Interview with Hip Hop Lives Online -

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