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RZA (Rapper)

LC control 99013830
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationML420.R984 Biography
Personal name headingRZA (Rapper)
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Variant(s)Abbott (Rapper)
Diggs, Robert, 1969-
Digital, Bobby, 1969-
Prince Rakeem
R Z A (Rapper)
Rakeem, Prince
Rzarector (Rapper)
Steels, Bobby
Scientist (Rapper)
Abbot (Rapper)
Prince Delight
Prince Dynamite
Ruler Zig-Zag-Zig Allah
See alsoCorporate body: Wu-Tang Clan (Musical group)
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Corporate body: Banks & Steelz (Musical group)
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Birth date1969-07-05
Place of birthBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Field of activityRap (Music) Acting Motion pictures--Production and direction Motion picture authorship
AffiliationWu-Tang Clan (Musical group)
Profession or occupationRap musicians Sound recording executives and producers Instrumentalists Authors Masters of ceremonies Actors Motion picture producers and directors Screenwriters
Special noteDo not confuse with: Digital, Bobby (no 98025698), Jamaican music producer who also used the nickname Bobby Digital; born, Robert Dixon, 1961.
Found inHis RZA as Bobby Digital in stereo [SR] c1998: container (RZA)
All music guide web site, Sept. 27, 1999 (RZA, b. Robert Diggs, July 5, 196?; rap musician, producer for Wu-Tang Clan; a.k.a. the Abbott, Prince Rakeem, the Rzarector, Bobby Steels)
Encycl. of pop. mus. (b. Bobby Steels, USA)
All music guide WWW site, Aug. 5, 2008 (RZA; b. Robert Diggs, July 5, 1969, Brownsville, Brooklyn, NY)
Wikipedia, Dec. 11, 2012 (Rza (usually styled RZA); b. Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, July 5, 1969, Brownsville, Brooklyn, N.Y.; American music producer, multi-instrumentalist, author, emcee, and occasional actor, director, and screenwriter; de facto leader of the Wu-Tang Clan; also known as Prince Rakeem, The Scientist (as member of Force of the Imperial Masters, later known as All in Together Now Crew), The Abbot (as member of Tommy Boy Records), Rzarector (as a member of Gravediggaz); Rza is known for having multiple aliases, for different lyrical styles and personalities: Prince Rakeem, The Abbot, Bobby Digital, Bobby Steels, the Scientist, Prince Delight, Prince Dynamite, Ruler Zig-Zag-Zig Allah)
Associated languageeng