Chapman continued to record throughout the remainder of the 1990s releasing a follow-up Intelligent Hoodlum album titled Tragedy – Saga of a Hoodlum for A&M Records in 1993. Chapman hails from the Queensbridge Housing Projects in Queens, New York City,[2] who helped spawn other hip hop artists such as Mobb Deep, Capone-N-Noreaga, Nas and many others both through production and influence. He also starred in a documentary known as Tragedy: The Story of Queensbridge about his life and his struggles, growing up, his being a junior member of the Juice Crew, the numerous times he was incarcerated, and the toll a hard life has on a poor African-American child growing up without a father and with a mother addicted to heroin. This song and the single "Caucasian" were banned, although some white labels of the records do exist. ... Brian Mashapa a.k.a. He also contributed background vocals and a verse on Black Moon's debut album Enta da Stage in 1993. Recently, Derek became a member of Brighton's experimental music collective Spirit of Gravity and was last seen gigging as Komuso, which he described as an improvised unit, which featured guests who were given no information what to play on arrival to the stage.

Chicago-based rapper who gained popularity when he began posting his music to SoundCloud. He created his Twitter and posted his first tweet in December 2010, reading "Back from the uic tourney, beat amundsen, st joseph 8:00 am.".

Working with Capone, Noreaga and Mobb Deep, recording "L.A L.A" a response to Tha Dogg Pound's "New York, New York", Intelligent Hoodlum then began working under the name Tragedy Khadafi in 1997 and created a group called "CNN" and ended up getting them signed to Penalty Records . Named after a 1960s movie, Hoodlum Priest is a name used by producer/multi instrumentalist and composer Derek Thompson, born of an Irish background but born and raised in London, the name later became his self-chosen moniker for his work as a producer and engineer, using hip-hop, industrial, and techno influences as the source of material for his sounds.

[11] One of his last recordings as Intelligent Hoodlum was the title cut for the motion picture soundtrack of Posse, a Hollywood Western that told the story of an African-American gunslinger posse. This video is unavailable. Also incredibly popular on social media, he has more than 310,000 followers on Instagram alone. [5] The band was later dropped by ZTT, due to later having a fallout about refusing to release a controversial song called 'Cop Killer' and being displeased that the label had no idea on how promote the band. II. The Super Producer went on to defend his title as The YFM MCEE Of The Month during the days of Y-FM’s Rap Activity Jam in 2002.

He was introduced to rapper Paul Sevier, who had previously been known as Junior Gee, (whom had earlier success winning the London Rapping Championships and appeared on a handful of singles throughout 1983 and 1985 [4]) At a club performance in 1989 and after being offered a contract by ZTT after being featured on the License To Thrill soundtrack, the two worked together up until the album The Heart of Darkness. Imam T.H.U.G., who was also from Queensbridge, releasing an EP, which contained the underground classic "True Confessions". [2] His first major musical background through the late 1970s and 1980s was with avant-garde industrialists SPK, and he played a variety of instruments including bass, keyboards and the trumpet.

Badass gangsters name [13], On December 27, 2007, Khadafi was convicted of selling narcotics and sentenced to a maximum of four years in prison.

In 1998, Khadafi formed the group Iron Sheiks along with his lifelong friend, Michael Butler a.k.a. Trivia - Volume 1), Derek is apparently obsessed with Surfing and started a 'British surf band' named Surfers for Satan.

Often known for being an eccentric in interviews, he claimed to have been kicked out of the Maynooth Seminary after producing a Thesis proving that the Devil did in fact have "all the best tunes"[1] and later retiring from full-time employment at the age of 22. And sometimes you don’t any reason your actual name is quite enough to prove your worth or sometimes sir names are a real flavor given to your personality. He departed after founder member Graeme Revell took the group to what Thompson felt was too commercial of a direction.

'Maldoror Ceases to Exist' on the Dogs Blood Order album.

'Sportster' on Spike (Works From B.E.A.S.T.

[14] Although originally scheduled to be released on January 21, 2011,[15] Tragedy was granted early parole, and released on June 23, 2010. [6][7] Thompson continued on his own, working on various sideprojects and interspersing his background work (occasionally with regular friend/callobrator Cliff Hewitt, a short-lived band called Black Radio and providing music for Television commercial) and continued to release occasional album releases such as 1994's Beneath the Pavement (which featured 2 tracks produced by Raymond Watts of KMFDM fame) and 1998's Hoodlum Priest, which featured former Gaye Bykers on Acid frontman and Pigface/Apollo 440 bandmember Mary Byker on vocals. His name is a reference to the former leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi. (Top of New York)" (from the Capone-N-Noreaga album, 1997: "Channel 10" (from the Capone-N-Noreaga album, 1997: "Stay Tuned (Thug Paradise)" (from the Capone-N-Noreaga album, 1997: "L.A., L.A. (Kuwait Mix)" (from the Capone-N-Noreaga album, 1997: "Black Gangstas" (from the Capone-N-Noreaga album, 2000: "Da Bridge 2001" (from the compilation album, 2001: "Armageddon (Crime Side of Life)" (from the Self aka Eddie Whispers album, 2001: "Get Back" (from the compilation album, 2002: "C'mon" (from the compilation album, 2003: "True Confessions" (from the Imam Thug album, 2003: "Fallen Soldiers" (from the 24k album, 2004: "Kingz of Queens" (from the V.V.A.A. Some of his most popular songs include "Pull Up" and "Aquafina." He released his self-titled EP in October of 2015.

Deep Dance accompanied the opening sequence of the 1991 Neil Pryde windsurfing movie "Instant Replay".