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Rapper, Producer, Composer: The RZA

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Rapper, Producer, Composer: The RZA

Rapper, Producer, Composer: The RZA

Rapper, Producer, Composer: The RZA

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The RZA is one of the founding members of the kung-fu-meets-hip-hop group the Wu Tang Clan. He has also written film scores, including Kill Bill and Ghost Dog. Now he has turned his efforts to a new book, The Wu Tang Manual. The RZA is also known as the Abbot, Bobby Digital, Prince Dynamite and more. His birth name is Robert F. Diggs.

The RZA's 'The Wu Tang Manual' provides a group history -- as well as a guide to their sometimes arcane lyrics. hide caption

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