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WU-ELEMENTS


Initially consisting of 5 Producers The RZA put together including himself to handle a buck of the Wu-Tang Clan members and affiliates production duties, Inspectah Deck makes it 6 officially even though he was mainly seen as an MC. This list has come to include Darkim Be Allah, Bronze Nazareth, Cilvaringz and Moongod Allah. The Wu-Tang movement has expanded and these responsibilities does not lie on solely these producers anymore, hence the list  below of other producers who have also been constantly contributing to the movement.

 

4th Disciple
Real Name: Selwyn Bogard

Other Names: Allah Divine, El-Divine

Groups: Killarmy / The Orphanage / Black Brigade / Wu Elements

Album:
Steel Valley Project Vol. 1 [1999];
The Best Of (740) Vol. 1 [2007];

Group Album / Duets:
Freedom Of Speech {4th Disciple & Hell Razah} [2004];
Crime And Punishment In America {One Man}[2007]

4th Disciple has been in the front with the Clan since the beginning. Along with producing some of the most famous Wu-Tang tracks (such as "Wu-Gambinos", "B.I.B.L.E." and "A Better Tomorrow") he is also a member and main producer of Killarmy. Currently working on a number of projects.

 

Allah Mathematics
Real Name: R. Bean

Other Names: The 5th Pupils, Allah Mathematics, Fifth Disciple

Groups: Wu Elements

Album:
Love, Hell & Get Right (Da Come Up) [2003];
The Problem [2005];
Wu-Tang Clan & Friends Unreleased [2007];
Return Of The Wu & Friends [2010]

Group Album / Duets:
Mathematics Presents Badluck [2007] {Badluck} [2005]

Album (Instrumental):
Soul Of A Man [2006];

Mathematics is the universal language. It is the study of the measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols. It can cross barriers of language, color, religion, ethnicity, race, and more. Mathematics (also known as Allah Mathematics) is also one of the most talented and up and coming DJ/producers in the Wu-Tang camp. He first began doing production work for some of the Wu-Tang solo albums, Wu-Banga 101 was an instant constant and he has never looked back.

Mathematics also named 5ft Disciple after the 4th Disciple has been in the hip-hop game for a long time. Since the 80ís, he has been DJ-ing block parties. He hooked up with his cousin Gza and eventually with Rza. Even though Rza taught him a great deal about production, Mathematics soon began to create his own signature sound, Currently the main DL for Wu-Tang Clan especially on tours and now has he's own  label, Quewisha Records.

Not forgetting to mention that he was also the originator of the now famous "Wu-Tang Logo" and the official DJ for the whole clan.

 

Goldfinghaz
Real Name: Scott Kinchen

Other Names: Gold The Deal Maker, Scottie Deep, Daddy's Moods, Fathoms NY, Kitchen Sync, Time Bomb

Groups:
Wu Elements / The Kinchen Brothers

Album: N/A

Initially known as Scottie Deep, Goldfingaz signed with Wu Tang productions as a premier producer for Wu-elements in 1997 and has produced for the likes of Wu-Tang Clan, Gravediggaz, Capadonna, Kelis, Sweetback, Snoop Dogg etc. He is an artist, producer, Dj, art director, publicist, distributor, marketer and accountant, and currently the president and Chief Executive Officer of Ambition Marketing Publicity & Radio, LLC. He has produced about 2 full length albums for the Black Knights and half of Tekitha's Wisdom Body that all remain unreleased to date.

Due to a life changing experience Goldfingaz has become a Christian and has dedicated his life to transforming Contemporary Christian and Gospel music into a powerhouse.

 

Inspectah Deck
Real Name: Jason Hunter

Other Names: Rebel INS, Deck, Fifth Brother, Rollie Fingers

Groups:
Wu-Tang Clan / Wu Elements / House Gang

Album:
Uncontrolled Substance [1999];
The Movement [2003];
The Resident Patient [2006];
Manifesto [2010]

Group Album / Duets:

Sharp MCs and also a producer, original member of the clan and also of the elements. Unfortunately he has not been doing much productions lately, Deck is responsible for producing "Visionz", and "Beneath The Surface" and other bangers.

 

The RZA
Real Name: Robert Diggs

Other Names: Bobby Steels, The Razor, Rzarector, The Abbot, Bobby Digital

Groups: Wu-Tang Clan / Wu Elements / Gravediggaz / Achozen / All In Together

Album:
RZA As Bobby Digital In Stereo [1998];
The RZA Hits [1999];
RZA As Bobby Digital In Digital Bullet [2001];
The World According To RZA [2003];
Birth Of A Prince [2003];
RZA As bobby Digital In Digi Snack [2008]

Group Album / Duets:
Wu-Tang Mix {The RZA & Big Cap} [2000]

Album Soundtracks:
Ghostdog: Way Of The Samurai [2000];
The Protector [2006];
Afro Samurai [2007];
Afro Samurai II: The Resurrection [2009]

DVDs:
Bobby Digital's Domestic Violence [1999];
The World According To RZA: Live [2004]

Producer extraordinary, innovative rhyme style, and intelligent businessman, The RZA is the one to blame for the worldwide success of the Wu-Tang Clan. If The GZA is the head of the Clan, then The RZA is the PR man. Originally debuting on a '91 single called "Ooh, We Love You Rakeem" (publically released because it was deemed "radio friendly"), The RZA has come a long way.

The main producer of the Clan and head of the elements, he's also branched out into doing work as part of the Gravediggaz along with guest spottin on almost as many joints as Meth. The brain behind Wu-Tang Killa beez thats global collection of Mc's and still growing.  Wu-Tang is truly Forever, and The RZA is leading the way into 2G and beyond.

 

True Master
Real Name: Derek Harris

Other Names: Persia

Groups: Wu Elements

Albums:

Group Album / Duets:
Meta-Historical {True Master & KRS-One} [2010]


A truly skillful producer who got his start with Guru and Gang Starr, Tru Master has dropped some of the most recent famously dark beats, the trademark of a Wu-Tang Production. In producing "One Step" on Killah Priest's Heavy Mental and the majority of the tracks on Cappadonna's The Pillage, Tru Master has stepped up as the backbone of the recent Clan onslaught on the musical industry. In addition to owning his own production company called Persia Legacy, he has also dropped his own lyrics on the Gravediggaz' "Hidden Emotions" and his own song "Who's The Truest" off of a sampler CD put out by Guru. No matter which way you check this cat out, he's comin with some definite all around skills. An excellent part of the Clan and The Wu Elements.

 



Bronze Nazareth
Real Name: Justin Cross

Groups: / Wu Elements / The Wisemen / The Unknown

Other Names: Half-Entity, The Entity

Album:
The Great Migration [2006];

Group Album / Duets:
Death's Birth: The Grip Of Behemoths {The Unknown [Bronze Nazareth & Kevlaar 7]} [2002]

One of the latest addition to the elements as there were initially just 5. Originally befriended Cilvaringz through the Internet who was impressed with his production skills. Bronze later went on to work with Moongod Allah, got introduced to The RZA by Cilvaringz andhas since then gone on to infiltrate the Wu ranks.

Possibly the last addition of the Elements, currently part of Dreddy Kruger's Think Differently label, he is mainly responsible for the production duties on that label.

 

Cilvaringz
Real Name: Tarik Azzougarh

Other Names: Ringz

Groups:
Wu Elements / The Lin Brotherz / Henchmen / Arap / Iron Empire

Album:
"I" [2007];

Group Album / Duets:
The All Star Collection Box: 10 Year Anniversary [2002];

Album (Instrumental):
The Mental Chambers [2001]

Dutch-Moroccan MC and Producer. Initially had a productions team called Ringz & Partners which consisted of Bronze, Moongod, Origin and Ringz himself, he was instrumental to both Moon and Bronze getting initiated to the Wu family tree and subsequently the Wu Elements.

 

Darkim Be Allah
Real Name:

Other Names: DB Allah, Donnie Banks, Allah Christ, King Of Fame, T-Big, Darkim Be AllahChrist

Groups: A.I.G. / Fame Labs / Wu Elements

Album:
Fame Lab Sneak Preview [2000]; 
Live At The Lab: Take 1 [2000];
Fame Labs Presents: The Manhattan Project [2008];
God In The Ghetto [2009]

Producer and MC who first came into light on "The Swarm" compilation. Member of A.I.G. Highly hailed as a lyricist and one of the best killa beez (lyrically) amongst Wu-tang fans. This top position shared by the likes of Warcloud, Timbo King, Killa Sin and Killah Priest.

Produced the gold single "12 Jewels" off the Gravediggaz 2nd album. Complete an album with Allah Wise for Wu-Tang records around 2000 that was stolen, has tones of unreleased projects in the vault such as Live At The Lab: Take 2, Truth Or Consequence, Retaliatory Strike and more.

 

Moongod Allah
Real Name: Jeremy Waterloo

Other Names: Moon, Dr. Moon

Groups: Wu Elements / The Lin Brotherz / Henchmen / Iron Empire

Albums:
Ten Tigers Of Kwantung [2001];
The Return Of The Ten Tigers [2002]

Cilvaringz's producer and also an MC, Most of he's recent works has been mainly production. Member of the Lin Brotherz and CEO of Moonlight records.

One of the last additions to the Wu-Elements and has not been involved in the music scene for a long time now since losing his mother in 2002.



OTHER PRODUCERS



Arabian Knight
Real Name: Sulayman Ansari

Other Names: Q-Base

Groups:

Album:  

Producer whose works include tracks by GZA/Genius, Killah Priest and Royal Fam. Works for his own company "Arabian Knight Productions.

 

1.4.0 Productions
Real Name: Sean Sullivan
Other Names: 140, Shortre
Groups:
Album:
School Yard Funk Art [2002];
Poisonous Poets, Murderous Melodies [2002];
Staten Island Stand Up [2004];
 

Executive and main producer for Othorized F.A.M. He also produces for many artists from New York's Staten Island province as well.
Name means "One [1] For [4] elements Overall [O]". Elements in this case refers to the elements of hip hop (ie. MC'ing, DJ'ing, graf etc.). Albums were released independently & sold by him

 

6 Mil (Six Mill)
Real Name:
Other Names: Six Mill
Groups:
Album:

Executive and main producer for Othorized F.A.M. He also produces for many artists from New York's Staten Island province as well.
Name means "One [1] For [4] elements Overall [O]". Elements in this case refers to the elements of hip hop (ie. MC'ing, DJ'ing, graf etc.). Albums were released independently & sold by him

 

Beretta 9 [Kinetic Music Group]
Real Name: Samuel Craig Murray 
Other Names: Born God Allah, Kinetic, K9, B9
Groups: Killarmy / The Orphanage / Achozen
Album: N/A

Goes by Beretta 9 on Killarmy group project and Kinetic as a solo MCs as well as productions which goes by the name Kinetic Music Group. B9 works very closely with The RZA and has produced for a number of Wu members and others where he has not been credited.  His brother sometimes work with him on Kinetic Music Group

 

Black Moezart
Real Name:
Other Names: Mo The Barber
Groups:
Album:

Producer who's work includes tracks by Ghostface Killah and Shyheim. Rumored to be Ghostface's own barber.

 

Blaquesmiths (The)
Other Names:
Status:
Active
Album:

- Mike McDonald
- Rell-Love

Producer duos known as The Blaquesmiths have produced tracks for many Wu-Tang artists including the Ruthless Bastards, Ghostface Killah, and Shyheim. They are the executive producers for the Ruthless Bastards.

 

Carlos Bess
Real Name: Carlos Bess  
Other Names: C12, Carlito's Way,
Groups: Majestic 12 / Sound Mechanix / Carlos Bees & DJ Choco / Da Groove Stalkers
Album: N/A

Carlos Bess is Hispanic Grammy nominated producer, mix engineer, drummer and occasional photographer, he is the main and chief mix engineer for Wu-Tang Clan and mixed and engineered almost all of the Clan's albums as well as many Wu-Tang's solo and affiliates projects.

C12 is in a group with he's wife as Majestic 12, and was once signed to digital recordings. He started off as part of the Sound Mechanix with Choco, and both are collectively known as Da Groove Stalkers.

 

Choco  [Jose "Choco" Reynoso]
Real Name: Jose Reynoso   

Other Names: DJ Choco, G-Dubs, Belizbeha, Divine Soul, The Return, Uptown Revival, Chocco, Grand Wizard Choco

Groups:
1200 Warriors /  Sound Mechanix / Da Groove Stalkers  / G-Dubs & Benn Starr / Carlos Bees & DJ Choco

Album: N/A

Close associate to The RZA anad Wu-Tang Clan's main engineer, and man responsible for mixing most of the Wu-tang Clan's albums. Choco or sometimes known as DJ Choco is a producer, DJ, and Remixer and dabbles with hip-hop, house, funk and every genre of music.

House music is more his part time job and teamed up with  Junior Rivero as 1200 Warriors in the early 90s releasing exclusive house music  via their own labels and also in a group with Carlos Bess as the Sound Mechanix. He started his career with Keyboard sessions with Kurtis Blow before moving on to work as an engineer and producer for the Clan as well as acts such as Rage Against The Machine and even his wife Michelle Weeks.

 

Da Groove Stalkers
Other Names
Status:
Inactive
Album:

- Carlos Bess
- Choco Reynoso
 

 

John The Baptist
Real Name: John Hitchman Jr.  
Other Names:
Groups:

Album: N/A

Producer whose works include tracks by GZA/Genius, Killah Priest and Royal Fam. Manages his own company "Deadly Venoms Production".

 

Padrome
Real Name:
Other Names:
Groups:
Album:

Protect ya neck producer, produced for the likes of M.M.O and Deadly Venoms.

 

RNS
Real Name
Other Names:
Groups:
Album: N/A

Producer who's 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.

 

Rocks The World Productions
Other Names: Storm Russ
Status:
Inactive
Album:
Rocks The World MC's [2002]

- Russ Prez
- "Smoking" Joeh Moore
- Storm [Norman Bell]

- Lexx 
- Malakz 

Responsible for the 3 albums of Deadly Venoms and other acts such as Ill Knob, MMO and PYN/WTM roster. Started off as a 3 men crew but expanded to include others.

 

Shakim
Real Name:
Other Names:  Sha
Groups:
Album:

Producer on Fame Labs Music responsible for a number of hits from Darkim Be Allah & AIG.

 

Six July
Real Name: Carlos Broady
Other Names:  6 July
Groups:
Album:

Producer (formerly of "Bad Boy Entertainment") who's works include tracks by LA The Darkman, Ghostface Killah and outside artists such as Royce Da 5'9 and Alicia Keys.

 

Su-preme
Real Name: Alaric Wilder

Other Names: A Supreme Wilder, Da Holy Ghost, Mad Mob, Supreme Kourt, The Mechanic, Sun of Man

Groups:

Album:
Board Funk [2008];
Enter The Su. MPC & ME Instrumental Album [2011]
 

Supreme, aka Supreme Kourt, was Sunz Of Man's main producer in their early days when they were known as Da Last Future.

Supreme along with Donald Midgette was instrumental in putting together the group of MCs (Hell Razah, Zodiac Killa, Prodigal Sun, and Killah Priest) around 1995 that started off as "First Testament" project.

Recently has been producing mainly for Thug Angelz (Hell Razah and Shabazz The Disciple).

 

Y-kim The IllFigure
Real Name: Ernest Aye  
Other Names: Illmaster Y-Kim
Groups: Royal Fam / United Kingdom [Population Click]
Album:
Monsters Reborn Vol. 1 [2005]

Producer whose works include tracks by Buddha Monk, Killah Priest and Royal Fam. Manages his own label "I-Slam Productions". An extended member of the Royal Fam.

 

DJs


Allah Mathematics
Real Name: R. Bean

Other Names: The 5th Pupils, Allah Mathematics, Fifth Disciple

Groups: Wu Elements

Album:
Love, Hell & Get Right (Da Come Up) [2003];
The Problem [2005];
Wu-Tang Clan & Friends Unreleased [2007];
Return Of The Wu & Friends [2010]

Group Album / Duets:
Mathematics Presents Badluck [2007] {Badluck} [2005]

Album (Instrumental):
Soul Of A Man [2006];

Official Wu-Tang Clan DJ to date.

 


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