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RA The Rugged Man

R.A. Thorburn, better known as R.A. the Rugged Man, is a emcee from Suffolk County, New York on Long Island.

He began his music career at age 12, and, at 18, was subject to a 9 label bidding war including Def Jam, Mercury, Tommyboy, Warner Bros., eventually signing with Jive Records as part of the group Crustified Dibbs, a vehicle for R.A. and producer Marc Niles (Nigga Niles). Due to his violent personality and certain sexual harassment lawsuits filed against him, R.A. was blackballed from the industry for some time…

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Crustified Dibbs – Night Of The Bloody Apes (1994)

01. Toolbox Murderer
02. You Ain’t Never Been Down
03. Walking Down The Street With My Nuts
04. Every Record Label Sucks Dick
05. R.A. Meets A.R. (Skit)
06. Hookin With The Hookers
07. Bloody Axe
08. R.A. Classroom (Skit)
09. R.A. Be Down
10. Cunt Rennaissance feat. Biggie Smalls
11. Back To The Rubber Room
12. Bloodshed Hua Hoo
13. Interlude
14. Statchy
15. Bloody Body Parts In Da Fruit Punch
16. Bloodshed Hua Hoo (Nigga Niles Crust)

Die, Rugged Man, Die (2004)

Die Rugged Man Die

01. Lessons…
02. Casanova (Fly Guy)
03. Star Is Born
04. Chains – Killah Priest, Masta Killa, R.A. the Rugged Man
05. Dumb
06. On the Block
07. How Low?
08. Mitch Blood Green (Interlude)
09. Midnight Thud
10. Black and White – R.A. the Rugged Man, Timbo King
11. Brawl
12. Die, Rugged Man, Die!!
13. Pick My Gun Up (Skit)
14. Da’ Girlz, They Luv Me
15. Make Luv Outro