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R.A. The Rugged Man

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Birth Place: Long Island, New York, U.S.
Years Active: 1992 - Present
Genres: Hip Hop

R.A. Thorburn, better known by his stage name R.A. the Rugged Man is an American rapper. He began his music career at age 12, building a reputation locally for his lyrical skills. After a nine-label bidding war for his services, R.A. signed to major label Jive Records at age 18. Eventually R.A. and the label parted ways, with his debut album, “Night of the Bloody Apes” never released. R.A. went on to collaborate with artists such as Mobb Deep, Wu-Tang Clan, Kool G Rap, Notorious B.I.G, Chuck D of Public Enemy, Jedi Mind Tricks, Tech N9ne, Hopsin, Talib Kweli, Masta Ace, Rakim, Killah Priest, and producers Erick Sermon, Trackmasters, DJ Quik, The Alchemist, J-Zone, and Ayatollah. His o... Continue Bio >>

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