- List of Wu-Tang Clan affiliates
The hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan has various "affiliates" which receive support, financial and otherwise, from the Wu-Tang Clan. This is a list of musical groups and producers that are officially affiliated with the group, mostly through the RZA. The association of these affiliates with Wu-Tang varies greatly. Many on this list are virtually unknown, creating future projects, while many are already successful musicians themselves. Generally, some of the most acclaimed Wu-Tang affiliates are the ones with the closest actual ties to members of the group; Cappadonna became the next Wu member following Ol' Dirty Bastard's death, Killah Priest, 4th Disciple, Mathematics, Sunz of Man, True Master, Killarmy and Streetlife are also closely linked to the Clan.
A group consisting of Armel, Will the Beast, MC Mikki, Stabbing Steve and Sharecka. They have released the albums Non-Exclusive, Vol. 1 (2005), Non-Exclusive, Vol. 2 (2005) and A&R presents Hoodtrepeneurs, Vol. 1 (2005).
A.I.G. is a duo composed of Allah Wise and Darkim Be Allah. The group, whose name stands for "Allah Is God", debuted on the Wu-Tang Killa Bees: The Swarm compilation with the track "Bronx War Stories". An album titled Retaliation Strike was completed but was never released, a situation which eventually caused the group to leave the Wu-Tang stable and pursue an independent route, though they remain on good terms. They finally released their debut Fame Labs Presents in 2005.
New group formed in 2008 by Killah Priest consists Bronze Nazareth, M-Eighty, Sone One, C Rayz Walz, 5 Star, Killah Priest. Current working on "Original S.I.N -Strength In Numbers" that will feature guests like Canibus, Planet Asia, Warcloud.
American Cream Team
A group started and mentored by Oli "Power" Grant and Raekwon consisting of Chip Banks (d. 2000), Polite, Lord Superb, Twiz, and Rhyme Recka. Raekwon featured American Cream Team on two songs on his second album Immobilarity and much of that album was produced by the group's inhouse producer Triflyn. The group also made several appearances on mixtapes and compilations, including a track titled "It's Not A Game" on the soundtrack to the film Black and White which was played over the film's credits, and a track on Funkmaster Flex's Sixty Minutes Of Funk Volume III mixtape. Members of the group also made appearances on albums by Rae's fellow Clansmen Ghostface Killahs supreme clientele. However, after the loss of member Chip Banks in a 2000 shooting, the group split up. Like many Wu affiliates, American Cream Team completed an album but it has never been released (the album was even advertised in the liner notes of other Wu-Tang releases). Since then, Lord Superb & Twiz have been incarcerated & have been unable to release new material. Rhyme Recka continues to record solo material, and Polite joined Raekwon's new group Ice Water, who released their debut Polluted Water in 2007.
A group which consists of Armel, D-Micah, Marcel, Spanky Splash, Devil Destroya and Holy Smokes. Former members include Chance and Damaj. Released the Who Got Change? EP on the MP3.com website in 2000.
A group who independently released the single "Supernatural" and debuted internationally on The Swarm compilation with the song "On the Strength" after the passing of founding member Father Lord (Wu Chi) and which has consisted of, at various times, Father Lord, Buda Love, Magic Sword, Ohh Aah Swordsman, Samo Heung, Scorpion, Bolo Gah, Long Fist, Dragon Fly, Long Axe, Short Axe, D'Artist, Ruler and Jim Kelly. However, after Father Lord died, the group split. Many members have since released various solo and group projects independently via Hidden Aspects Music. Project and groups such as Bolos Kitchen "Blood Sweat and Years" album, Black Lotus "Lotus Notes", Dragon Fly "9000 Miles", Begga Ooh (Ooh Aah) "Renewed History", Yukon Black (Short Axe) "Addiction Services", Long Axe "Lost In Translation".
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(The Sharp Shoota), Doc Doom, The Rugged 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 Night 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. Now teamed up with the West Coast Killa Beez and the new crew The Indovizualz to feature on the Indovizualz debut album in 2010. With the anticipation of the latest project, The Black Knights have been working hard appearing on RZA "Digi Snacks" in 2008.
A subgroup from Tha Beggas consisting of members King Cee aka Bolo Gah, Dragonfly and Long Axe. They released Lotus Notes (1997–1999) in 2005. Not to be confused with other groups or artists such as White Lotus, Flying Lotus or Dark Lotus.
Black Market Militia
Black Rose Kartel
The group which consist of DADDY ROSE (aka Daddy R), DON BARACUS (aka Mr. Sunshine, aka Don B), NICKY BONDS (aka St. Nicolas, aka Nick B), SALAH'UDIN (aka Salah'udin Rose, aka Deac. O'Malley), ARISTOTLE (aka Casino Red, not to be confused with the artist Aristotle who appeared on Eminem's Slim Shady LP as Ken Kaniff; nor to be confused with the philosopher Aristotle) was originally titled The ROSE FAMILY, POPULATION CLICK (P.C.), Black Rose Militia. After a slight change in structure, they became better known as Black Rose Kartel. They also added K.G.L. (King Goldie Locks), 88 Keyz (aka ELoheim). Although their Wu affiliation is unclear, they were once a part of the group United Kingdom. Daddy Rose and Salah'udin are close associates of Killah Priest, and has performed alongside Popa Wu, Timbo King and various members of the Sunz Of Man. All traces of their involvement were left off the retail version of Popa Wu's "Visions of the Tenth Chamber". Salah'udin and Daddy Rose are also members of The Maccabees. Their album Rose Kartel Order was released in 2000, on Stargate Worldwide Entertainment.
A group closely affiliated with Ol' Dirty Bastard. The group is composed of rappers 12 O'Clock, Buddha Monk, Merdoc, Raison the Zoo Keeper, and Shorty Shitstain. The group released their debut album "Chamber #9, Verse 32" in 2008.
The following is a quote form Raison the Zoo Keeper:
"This is Raison Allah the Zookeeper telling the story about O.D.B.'s, Brooklyn Zu members: 12 O'Clock, Shorty Shit Stain, Murdock, Zookeeper, [and] Buddha Monk. There's a lot of history with Brooklyn Zu and Wu-Tang that people don't know. Dirty, RZA & Genius are my older cousins but, we don't say cousins, keeping with our Indian culture we say brothers. Now we got a chance to spread our wings... until now! We have to keep my big brother, Ol' Dirty Bastard's legacy alive. You can feel his energy in each of our songs and we dedicate our album to him, our Great Great Grandfather and all our ancestors. So peace to the world, I look forward to seeing, teaching and talking to everyone and I am positive, no I bet my life on it' that you are going to love our album called Chamber #9, Verse 32. It features several clan members, including the late great Ol' Dirty Bastard, GZA, RZA, Shyheim, Prodigal Sunn, Killah Priest and Masta Killa."
Raison Allah formed ZuFilms Inc. as a tribute to Ol’ Dirty Bastard. Currently, ZuFilms is developing a feature film based on its documentary, "Dirty: One Word Can Change the World". The company will also release three tribute albums, which will include performances by the next generation of the Wu-Tang Clan's affiliates.
A group consisting of Chris Augusta, ShaCronz and Terra Tory. They had a few featurings on RZA's Birth of a Prince and appeared on Popa Wu's Visions of the Tenth Chamber in 2000. Free Murda released his solo album Let Freedom Reign in 2007. They also appeared on Wu-Tang Meets the Indie Culture in 2005.
The groups consists of members Babyface Fensta, Born U Majesty, Delta One, Drunken Dragon, Manley Musa, Spiritual Assassin and War. Espionage and Professor King Bean used to be members of the group but are now deceased. They released the album Manchuz Dynasty in 2007. Affiliated with ODB, Buddha Monk, and the Brooklyn Zu clique.
Popa Wu presented Future Chamber, the next chapter in the 10th Chamber second installation which dropped in 2008 via Popa Wu Recordz/Future Chamber, a collective consisting of DJ Nino Carta, D.L.A.H, Free Murda, Timbo King, Dungeon Masta, L.E.K., Consciouz Fear, Deadly Strangah, Lord Subliminal, Lu Struggz, Rebel Palestine, Killah Bam and Suga Bang Bang. This album has Osirus (Ol' Dirty Bastard) as special guest. Hellkeydoe (Dlah & Consciouz Fear) is a group that has released an album (Bloody Birdz) prior to the formation of Future Chambers and stand as the foundation of this collective.
A group consisting of 6 rappers that include Begga Ooh, Will J , Dragonfly, Jim Kelly, Long Axe, Yukon Black. They released their first album ""Hidden Aspects- Revelations 1:1"" through CHAMBERMUSIK.Com. They were part of the Beggas, but the group folded after the death of their leader, Father Lord.
A Group headed up by U-God during his short period of exile from the Wu-Tang Clan. Original members were King Just, Leatha Face, Inf-Black (aka Infinite Black), Kawz (aka Cause), Desert Eagle, Black Ice & singer Autumn Rae. Members now consist of Leatha Face, Inf-Black, Kawz, & Desert Eagle. Released their debut album, U-Godzilla Presents The Hillside Scramblers, in 2004. Ironically ,the group has since split from affiliation with U-God and are currently involved in a feud with him. Leatha Face released his debut mixtape Dog Will Hunt through Chambermusik and is working on his debut album. A second Hillside Scramblers album has been planned also, and is likely to feature diss tracks aimed at U-God.
Ex TMF[disambiguation needed ] members Hawk ( Tommy Whispers) & Kryme life formed a group together called H.K. as in Hawk and Krymelife. They're current working on their debut album. Trife Da God is the only guest confirmed up to now. Unspoken Produced all the tracks on this album.. Tommy Whispers and Unspoken have also formed a Group called Loud Moufs.
Under the direction of Wu-Tang Clansman Inspectah Deck this supergroup of underground Wu-Tang affiliates released a mixtape in 2004 entitled "Undadogz". The group is a loose collective primarily headlined by Carlton Fisk, Fes Taylor & Donnie Cash as well as La Banga & Y. Million (deceased).
Ice Water Inc.
A Group consisting of Cigar, Polite, Stumik and PC. They were featured on Raekwon's third album, The Lex Diamond Story. Raekwon unveiled their debut album from Ice Water "Icewater: Polluted Water" via Babygrande Records. Although Cigar left the group for unknown reasons, he was replaced by D.C. (Donnie Cash of House Gang). Aside from Raekwon, the album featured appearances from Method Man, Pimp C, Three 6 Mafia, Busta Rhymes, Jagged Edge, Remy Ma & Rick Ross.
Infamous Qur'an is a new venture featuring Cappadonna and Ty Nitty from Infamous Mobb, first single orchestrated by Iron Sheik is "Food, Clothing and Shelter". Likely to feature more members from Wu-Tang Clan and Infamous Mobb, with production by 4th Disciple and Havoc.
KGB (Klik Ga Bow)
Group consisting of Asiatic (aka Adriatic), DJ Ken (aka Kenny Ken), Ill Knob (aka Ill Knibbly aka Big Knob aka Knibbly Knob), and Raheem (aka Red). Were close associates of Deadly Venoms.
Killah Priest's group who were introduced and featured heavily on his second album View From Masada. Originally composed of Killah Priest, Daddy Rose and Salahudin, the two latter have recently[when?] been replaced with Timbo King and Hell Razah and Mythman from Haatsville. Hot Flamez is also a close affiliate of the group. For this reason, this group is comparable to Black Market Militia, which also features Killah Priest, Timbo King and Hell Razah.
Lin Brotherz - a break out from The Henshmen, Popular Dutch group which have a large fan following worldwide, mostly due to their Internet promotions. The group members are Cilvaringz, Origin (aka Barrakjudah), and Moongod Allah. Although all three are classed as MC's and Producers, the bulk of the production duties come courtesy of Moongod Allah.
A solo artist affiliated only by doing songs with some of the members of Sunz of Man. By way of Prodigal Sunn, Makeba contributed her vocals to a few Wu-Tang affiliate songs. Her first collaboration was with Sunz of Man on the Five Deadly Venom mix tape called "We Can't Be Touched", produced by Ray Rolls and Tony Touch. Other tracks include "Fire" with Royal Fam, produced by Arabian Knight, and "Doing Our Thang" produced by Joe Loopz on Sunz of Man's album. Mother of Population Click and United Kingdom doing many collaborations and shows. She was asked by RZA to work with Takitha and the rest of the Queens of Wu-Tang to work on a Black Shampoo Project, but this never happened.
A west-coast group consisting of Christ Bearer (aka Christbearer) and Meko the Pharaoh. Used to record with fellow Californian group Black Knights as Black Knights of the North Star, and indeed the two groups were initially signed by RZA as such to Wu-Tang Records. The groups have since split into two separate units, and Northstar released their debut album in 2003, titled Bobby Digital Presents Northstar, which also featured a reunion with Black Knights on the closing song "Black Knights of the North Star". Their second album West Coast Killa Beez was released in 2005. These groups have also been affiliated with Warcloud.
Members: Crunch Lo, Lounge Mode Lo, Molly-Q, Shawn Wigs from Staten Island. Former members include Sheist and Stucky.
Population Click was several groups mainly from Brownsville Brooklyn. (Rose Family, Universal Soldiers, Hell on Earth, Storm and Makeba Mooncycle.)
Alliance of artists inspired by the People Nation alliance of street gangs (Black P. Stones, Vice Lords, Mafia Clan etc.). It was formed in 1995 and consisted of Sunz of Man, Royal Fam, Coins, Black Rose Fam. It was later reorganized into United Kingdom family of artists.
An international group formed by Killah Priest, consisting of himself, long time friend and collaborator MC/Producer Naphtali aka Michael ArkAngelo, and Sphinx of the dominant Egyptian Hip Hop group Arabian Knightz. Both Naphtali and Sphinx are Egyptian. The first album hasn't had a release date as of yet, though on the group's website www.RawzChyld.com they have leaked a track titled Run On. The album will feature various Hip Hop legends.
One of the affiliates introduced on the Wu-Tang Killa Bees: The Swarm compilation, this group is composed of Apocalipps, Beno, Iron Mic, Sha Gotti,P live and Truck, with their production being handled mostly by The Blaquesmiths. Like many Wu-Tang affiliates, completed an album that was scheduled to be released during the 1997-2000 period but which was continually held back by RZA. Eventually the group were so dissatisfied with this treatment that they cut their Wu-Tang business ties and went independent. However, they are believed to still be on relatively good terms with the Wu-Tang camp. They have since released various mixtapes and solo mixtapes.
Members are King Just, Profes, Leatha Face, Star and Mega Don.
Supa Saiyin Crew
French Hip Hop Artists
Sunz of Man
Dom Pachino's new group. Roster is constantly changing, initially consisted of Infinite, and then Chapelz, NLZ and C-4. As of 2011, current members of Napalm are Dom Pachino, Bugsy Da God, and Chapelz. In 2007, Dom Pachino formed a new production company called Warface Music, with members consisting of Dom Pachino, Bugsy Da God, Chapelz & Jewels Polaar.
An new group consisting of Hell Razah, Shabazz The Disciple, and producer Ayotollah. The album "Welcome to Redhook" was released in 2008.
Mentored by Ghostface Killah , this group consisted of Trife Da God, Tommy Whispers and Kryme Life. Kryme Life and Trife are now members of Ghostface's new group Theodore Unit, which effectively superseded T.M.F. Members are still producing music and are currently looking to be signed. Each have Solo projects in the works 2011.
Two On Da Road
A big Wu-Tang group also went by name of Population Click, did not release any material and split up into separate groups.
West Coast Killa Beez
This group is believed to consist of the Black Knights plus several of their proteges (Sandman, Gangsta Wiggles, G-Twin, P.C.), the group Black Techs (consisting of P-Nut, Pimp Nasty, Sleep, Big Nut, and the crew's in house producer 6 Mil), and who were introduced on the Black Knights' Every Knight Is A Black Knight LP. And now also consisting of The Indovizualz. Legend, Ichie Palmz (aka Bloody Palmz), Poison Ivy, and Stonieyac, from California will take the stand as members of the West Coast Killa Beez faction with their debut album in January 2010 "ART OF THE D.I.M.K.I.M.", and a second album already in the works, And then there is the backbone of the west coast killa bee family Bigg Eyes. He is seldom seen but well heard, soon to be seen on your TV screen. With the assistance of newcomer LiL Dirt they have been able to regain a presence on the West Coast hip hop scene.
Affiliated with ODB, Buddha Monk, K-Blunt,Menace O.B.E.Z., 5 ft Hyper Sniper, Raw, Rambo, Dthedragon, Popa Chief, Hook Ninja, Ninja Scroll, Shadeed, Black Lantern, Celo, & D.L. and the Brooklyn Zu clique. Released their debut Now Justice in 2004. The death of ODB signalled the end of this group, until they reformed again in 2010.
Along with 4th Disciple and others, 12 O'Clock is one of the Wu affiliates whose connections to the group go back to before their fame, and he is in fact Ol' Dirty Bastard's cousin. He assisted behind the scenes in the making of the Clan's debut album and has made a few guest appearances on Wu-related albums since, including on the Clan's group album Iron Flag in 2001. His duet with Raekwon, "Nasty Immigrants", was on the soundtrack to the film Nutty Professor in 1996. Member of the Brooklyn Zu clique and also makes up half the duo 2 On The Road with Prodigal Sunn. Birth name D. Turner, also known as Billy Box. Appears On: "Protect Ya Neck II: The Zoo", Ol' Dirty Bastard, Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version (1995); "Wu Blood-Kin", La The Darkman, Heist Of The Century (1998); "Ghetto Syringe", Wu-Syndicate, Wu-Syndicate (1999); "Chrome Wheels", Wu-Tang Clan, Iron Flag (2001); "Rough Cut", GZA, Legend Of The Liquid Sword (2003); "It's My Life" & "Manhunt", Prodigal Sunn Return of the Prodigal Sunn (2005) and Bronze Nazareth's "The Great Migration".
Armel is a member of Ancient Coins, A&R and The Cra-Z 88z. He is signed to GZA's small label Liquid Swords Entertainment. He made his first high-profile appearance on the track "Rough Cut" on GZA's album Legend of the Liquid Sword in 2002. He has since formed the group A&R with Sharecka of Royal Fam. He released Armel presents Ancient Coins in 2003.
They were featured on the song "Early Grave" with Ol' Dirty Bastard, on the album Return of the Wu and Friends (DJ Mathematics Presents).
Member of Harlem 6 who as well as being Wu-Tang affiliated is also affiliated with GangStarr. Released his first solo album TGSNT in 2005.
Member of ODB-affiliated Brooklyn Zu. Released his solo album, Prophecy, in 1999.
As well as an MC, Buddha Monk is also a producer. He is what the RZA is to the Wu-Tang Clan and Clan-members, to Brooklyn Zu, Zu Ninjaz, The Manchuz, and other Brooklyn Zu affiliated groups and artists. His appearances along with Lazer Life on Ratatat's Mixtape Volume 2 helped cement the R's lock on the purveyors of electro beats dominating the new NY sound.
MC who named himself after the famed baseball player. Made appearances on Method Man's "P.L.O. Style" and "Mr. Sandman" from Tical, did a few radio freestyles with Clan members then remained silent for almost a decade until reappearing on Inspectah Deck's 2004 compilation album Undadogz. It was widely speculated that he and Streetlife were in fact the same person; this is not the case, and the two in fact collaborated on Streetlife's Street Education album in 2005. It turned out that Fisk had not been able to record because he was incarcerated. He is now a member of Wu-Tang member Inspectah Deck's side project the Housegang. He also appeared on a track of Method Man's 2006 release, 4:21...The Day After.
A deceased member of American Cream Team and Harlem Hoodz. Chip Banks, born Bruce Mayfield, was murdered on November 24, 2000 at the age of 30.
Maccabees & Black Rose Kartel MC and producer. He grew up with The RZA, GZA, and Ol' Dirty Bastard. Other Names: El Shabar. Groups Affiliations: Black Rose Kartel / Maccabeez / United Kingdom aka Population Click.
Darkim Be Allah
Formed A.I.G. with AllahWise and dropped their self-titled debut-album in 2005 on Fame Labs Records. Mostly known for producing The RZA solo song from The Gravediggaz album The Pick, The Sickle & The Shovelin 1997. In 2000 he released an 8-track EP called Live at the Lab: Take 1 through mp3.com. 2008 saw Fame Labs release The Manhattan Project, a compilation which heavily featured Darkim Be Allah. Live At The Lab: Take 2 is a 15-track album produced by Darkim and featuring various members of the Fame Labs crew including AllahWise, 36Zero and Darkim himself.
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.
Birth name James Dockery. Affiliated at one time with both United Kingdom and Royal Fam but now virtually retired from rapping, concentrating his attention on being the A&R for most Wu-Tang members. Heavily involved with the Wu-Tang's business and promotion, while running his own label Think Differently Music. Think Differently released the compilation Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Culture on October 18, 2005, which featured Wu-Tang members and affiliates collaborating with well-known independent/underground hip hop artists. They also released a double disc album Wu-Tang The Lost Anthology in 2007. His name is derived from the horror film legend Freddy Krueger.
Solo artist from the Zu fam extended family. Released his second album "Wishful Thinking" on Sohlpro Records in 2008.
The son of Popa Wu and cousin of RZA and GZA. He debuted in 1999 on Popa Wu's Visions of the 10th Chamber with his partner Shacronz as the Cuffie Crime Family or 'CCF Division', the two are also featured on the Wu-Tang Killa Beez 2002 album The Sting ("Hatin' Don't Pay"), RZA's album Birth of a Prince ("We Pop", "The Drop Off" and "Wherever I Go") Prodigal Sunn's 2005 album Return Of The Prodigal Sunn, and Think Differently's 2005 release Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Culture ("Cars On The Interstate"). Free Murda also appears on the Derailed Original Soundtrack ("Really Want None"), Cappadonna's album The Yin & The Yang ("Revenge"), Northstar's self-titled album ("We Got It" and "See Me"), and most recently[when?] on Masta Killa's Made In Brooklyn on the track "East MCs". He released his debut solo album, Let Freedom Reign in 2007 on Cleopatra Records.
Born Adrian Angevin, King Just was a member of the Shaolin Soldiers (Profes, Leatha Face, Star & Mega Don) who originated from Park Hill section of Staten Island. His debut album is named Mystics of the God. He released projects with the Hillside Scramblers and the outfit.[clarification needed]
La the Darkman
An Othorized F.A.M. MC whose other names are Lounge Mode or Lounger was formally signed to Code Red Entertainment. Lounge has been connected with the Wu since their very beginning his earliest reference was on GZA's "Pass The Bone". He recent appeared on his older brother Cappadonna's newest album The Cappatilize Project.
Female MC from South Cali who first came to light on "Digital Bullet". She is closely linked with the Westcoast Killa Beez (Black Knights & Northstar) and Deadly Venoms, and was set to be the fifth member of the group Deadly Venoms. She hosted an underground hip hop show named "Ground Zero" in LA for a while.
The father of Wu-offshoots ShaCronz and Free Murda and an expert on the philosophy of the Five Percent Nation, Popa Wu can be heard giving teachings on Wu-Tang tracks such as "North Star", "Black Jesus", "All That I Got Is You", "The Blessing", and "Wu-Revolution". He released a solo album titled Visions Of The 10th Chamber in 2000, which was effectively a compilation of Wu-affiliated artists (including LA The Darkman, Method Man & Ol' Dirty Bastard) with regular interjections from Popa Wu himself. In 2008 He released Visions of the 10th Chamber part II a second compilation with a big collection of artists. He was featured on "Older Gods pt.2" from Masta Killa's second LP, Made in Brooklyn and most recently[when?] on the track "Return of the North Star" from Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II. Also goes by the righteous name of Freedom Allah. Recently[when?], on the public premiere of Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang in NYC, he mentioned that he is planning to publish a book. In 2011, Popa Wu appeared on the intro for the album "Front Toward Enemy" by horrorcore hip hop group dead P.o.e.t.s.. He will be appearing on numerous Wu-Tang records through the rest of 2011 and 2012, continuing to spread 5% ideology.
Member of the defunct group American Cream Team. RhymeRecka is an emcee, producer, actor, graphic designer and journalist. was featured extensively on Raekwon's Immobilarity and Lex Diamond Story before going on hiatus and returning in 2008 with the album T.A.R.X.
Also known as Scotty Wotty the Jackpot, appears on U-God's 2009 release Dopium. He can also be heard talking on "Wildflower" off of Ironman by Ghostface Killah. Despite the hiatus between 1996 and 2009, he is planning to release his debut album some time in 2012.
Shabazz the Disciple
A member of Royal Fam, A&R and The Cra-Z 88z. Sharecka was formerly known as Stoneface. He is loosely affiliated with underground hip-hop group $hort Change.
Was first introduced to the world on his father's (Masta Killa) first album "No Said Date". He is currently in the process of recording an album with his two cousins Young Justice (GZA's son) and Young Prince (RZA's son). Also known as Yung MastaKill, Pretty BoyFresh13 and "Soulja Boy Killa".
Solomon Childs is a new and up and coming Staten Island artist. Backed by the RZA in combination with his brother Divine(CEO)of Wu Music Group. He is set to release his debut album entitled "The Voice of the People" in 2009. A close associate of Cappadonna and Remedy. He has made numerous appearances on both of these artists' albums.
He is Ghostface Killah's eldest son, he appears twice on his album More Fish in "Miguel Sanchez" and "Street Opera". He also appears on "Yapp City" and "Paisely Darts" from Ghost's album The Big Doe Rehab, "Man Up" on Put it on the Line, "Dogs Of War" on Fishscale and "Gunshowers" on the Wu-Massacre album. He is signed to Starks Enterprises, his father's label.
Born Timothy Drayton in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York. Timbo King is the best-known member and leader of Royal Fam. Released an EP titled United We Slam in 1994 with producer Spark 950. Formed the group 56 Platoon in 2005, along with some other ex-Royal Fam members. Has his own label, Fortknox, on which he plans to release a debut solo album. He released an album, From Babylon to Timbuk2, in 2011 largely produced by Bronze Nazareth. Another album, Buried Treasures, produced by Krimewave, is set to be released in February 2011.[dated info]
Timbo King can be seen in the Forrest Whitaker film Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai in the cypher in the park scene over the instrumental to "Ice Cream" with the lines "jumpin sharp fences, dodging police radar sensors".
He is the cousin of Flavor Flav.
Trife Da God
Born Anthony Creston Brown, Warcloud is a west coast Wu-Tang Clan affiliate and former member of the group Black Knights (when he was known as Holocaust, the Sign of Hell's Winter). He is also known by the aliases Alcatraz and Robot Tank. Early in his career he appeared on albums by RZA and Killarmy. He has released several mixtapes and albums to date: Nightmares That Surface from Shallow Sleep, Smuggling Booze in the Graveyard, Blue Sky Black Death Presents: The Holocaust in collaboration with production duo Blue Sky Black Death, and Theatre of Pain, in collaboration with American Poets 2099. He also recently released an album with Bomshot entited Warghosts, and an EP of old Warcloud tracks from the Nightmares That Surface era. His career has been problematic; allegedly he was not paid for the collaboration with Blue Sky Black Death and has since severed ties with them. He has also not worked with any other Wu-Tang affiliates for a number of years.
GZA's teenage son, he first appeared on the intro to his father's Legend of the Liquid Sword album and then released a cover of his father's "Killa Hills 10304". Also appears, with Lord Jamar's and ODB's sons, on Lord Jamar's The 5% Album. Signed to Liquid Swords Entertainment and hoping to release an album soon, he is currently pursuing an education.
Young Dirty/Boy Jones
Ol' Dirty Bastard's first son, he toured with the Clan during their 2007 tours. Under the guidance of his uncle the RZA, he has already recorded up to twenty songs carrying on his father's legacy. He also featured on Brand Nubian member Lord Jamar's debut solo album The 5% Album, on the track "Young Godz", together with GZA's son Young Justice and Lord Jamar's son Young Lord. Released a single in 2009, titled "I Want A Million Dollars".
Al Green-style singer who was featured on RZA's Birth of a Prince. He has made appearances on Ghostface Killah's The Pretty Toney Album, Masta Killa's debut No Said Date as well as both Mathematics albums. He released his mixtape Real Estate in 2005 through CHAMBERMUSIK. Not to be confused with Allah's Reflection, who appeared on Madvillainy.
Suga Bang Bang
Reggae artist who appeared on the Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai - The Album compilation and is affiliated with the new United Kingdom clique. Performed the chorus of "In the Hood" from the Wu-Tang Clan's Iron Flag album. He was on "Cameo Afro" with Big Daddy Kane & GZA from The RZA Presents: Afro Samurai OST. Is featured on the track "Cold Outside" on Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II.
Female MC who was signed to RZA's Razor Sharp label. First heard on Ghostface Killah's Ironman album, and later on RZA's "Bobby Digital" projects.
Female vocalist first heard on Wu-Tang Forever. Has also appeared on RZA's Bobby Digital project.
LA based "future soul" group Stone Mecca is a part of the Wu-Tang Family. The Group consists of Founder/Producer Tru James, Princess Tre Azure, The Countess Adrienne King, Prince Super Day aka Inglewood Green, and Sir Joseph on guitar. Stone Mecca has made recent contributions to the RZA's Digi Snacks album and accompanied RZA on the Summer 2008 Digi Snacks US/Canada Tour. Was Last was featured on the Afro Samurai & Afro Samurai Resurrection soundtracks. 
Model, actress and musician (sings and raps) who was discovered by Berretta 9 aka Kinetic Of Killarmy and featured heavily on the Orphanage project, later introduced to The RZA around the recording of "Iron flag" album. The RZA used her on the "Birth Of A Prince" album and the rest was history, Signed a production deal with the Wu and currently working on an album "Barely Legal".
Thea Van Seijen
Dutch singer who hails from Leeuwarden. She was discovered by a friend of RZA, who was trying to get her number while she was walking by RZA's studio. Thea has made contributions to the Afro Samurai Soundtracks, and was heavily featured on the Digi Snacks album.
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Executive and main producer for Othorized F.A.M. He also produces for many artists from New York's Staten Island province as well.
Digem Tracks Productions
Digem Tracks has produced several tracks on Cappadonnas "Slang Prostitution" and engineered on that project as well. The company also produced official tracks for Shyheim & Solomon Childs on "Digem Snacks" Vol 1. They also produced Gushowers on the 2010 Def Jam release Wu Massacre" ft Method Man, Ghostface killah, INS & Sungod. Digem Tracks is currently working on tracks for Method Mans new album entitled "Crystal Method" for 2011. The name "Digem" is a reference to "Digital Gems".
Worked with members of Wu-Tang (most famously RZA and GZA) for many shows, mainly during their mid-west tours. Best known for his look of confusion while trying to spin.
The self-proclaimed "King of Mixtapes", he is responsible for most of the Wu-Tang affiliated mixtapes and is the official tour DJ for Ghostface Killah.
John the Baptist
Closely associated with Cilvaringz, He produced tracks like Wu-Tang Martial Expert and Valentine's Day Massacre.despite the name has no affiliation to the 5%.
Mainly associated with rock music. Occasionally contributes samples and rhymes.
Producer whose works include tracks by Shyheim, GP Wu, King Just, and the Gravediggaz. RNS is credited as the one who taught The RZA the art of production. Has been keeping a low profile out of the Wu for a while now.
Y-Kim the Illfigure
He was the primary producer for the Killa Beez group, Royal Fam, Y-Kim has achieved a cult-following among Wu-Tang fans. He produced the majority of the Royal Fam's shelved album "Black Castle", as well as many contributions to albums from Sunz of Man, Killah Priest and Buddha Monk. Although RZA is credited as producer, it is rumored that he produced the song "What Da Blood Clot?" from Method Man's "Tical". "Summin Gotz Ta Give", "I Declare War", Royal Fam; "Blessed Are Those", "From Then Till Now", Killah Priest, Heavy Mental (1998); "Army Brickaid", Royal Fam, (2000).
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