RZA

RZA

Biography

Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, better known by his stage name RZA or The RZA ( /ˈrɪzə/; born July 5, 1969), is an American Grammy-winning music producer, multi-instrumentalist, author, rapper, and occasional actor, director, and screenwriter. A prominent figure in hip hop music, he is the de facto leader of the Wu-Tang Clan. He has produced almost all of Wu-Tang Clan's albums as well as many Wu-Tang solo and affiliate projects. He is widely considered one of the most influential and landmark hip-hop producers of all time. He subsequently gained attention for his work scoring and acting in films. He has also released solo albums under the alter-ego Bobby Digital. In addition to the Wu-Tang Clan and his solo releases, RZA was also a founding member of the horrorcore rap group Gravediggaz where he used the name The Rzarector. He has also acted in several movies including Coffee and Cigarettes, American Gangster, Gospel Hill, Life Is Hot in Cracktown, Ghost Dog, Funny People, Derailed, Due Date and Repo Men. In 2008, RZA was ranked number four on About.com's best hip hop producers of all time list.

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Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, better known by his stage name RZA or The RZA ( /ˈrɪzə/; born July 5, 1969), is an American Grammy-winning music producer, multi-instrumentalist, author, rapper, and occasional actor, director, and screenwriter. A prominent figure in hip hop music, he is the de facto leader of the Wu-Tang Clan. He has produced almost all of Wu-Tang Clan's albums as well as many Wu-Tang solo and affiliate projects. He is widely considered one of the most influential and landmark hip-hop producers of all time. He subsequently gained attention for his work scoring and acting in films. He has also released solo albums under the alter-ego Bobby Digital. In addition to the Wu-Tang Clan and his solo releases, RZA was also a founding member of the horrorcore rap group Gravediggaz where he used the name The Rzarector. He has also acted in several movies including Coffee and Cigarettes, American Gangster, Gospel Hill, Life Is Hot in Cracktown, Ghost Dog, Funny People, Derailed, Due Date and Repo Men. In 2008, RZA was ranked number four on About.com's best hip hop producers of all time list.

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Personal Info

Gender -

Known Credits 38

Birthday 1969-07-05

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Robert Fitzgerald Diggs
  • Robert Diggs
  • The RZA
  • R Z A

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping as Himself
2016 Mr. Right as Steve
2015 AWOL-72 as Det. Adams
2015 The Man with the Iron Fists 2 as The Blacksmith
2014 Gang Related(13 episodes) as Cassius Green
2014 Brick Mansions as Tremaine
2013 The Protector 2 as Mr. LC
2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation as Blind Master
2012 The Man with the Iron Fists as Blacksmith
2011 Planet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation as Himself
2010 The Next Three Days as Mouss
2010 Due Date as Airport Screener
2010 Repo Men as T-Bone
2009 Funny People as Chuck
2009 How Bruce Lee Changed the World as Interviewee
2008 Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan as Himself
2008 Gospel Hill as Lonnie
2007 American Gangster as Moses Jones
2007 Wu-Tang Clan: Live at Montreux as himself
2007 The Box as Duece
2006 Beat Kings as Himself
2006 Jamie Kennedy's Blowin' Up(8 episodes)
2006 Rock the Bells as Himself
2005 Derailed as Winston Boyko
2004 Wu Tang Clan Disciples Of The 36 Chambers
2004 The World According to RZA as Himself
2003 The Making of 'Kill Bill'
2003 Coffee and Cigarettes as RZA
2002 Tee Productions: Private Tapes as Himself
1999 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai as Samurai
1997 Rhyme & Reason
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)

Sound

2015 The Man with the Iron Fists 2 … Music
2004 Blade: Trinity … Original Music Composer
2004 Soul Plane … Original Music Composer
2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 … Original Music Composer
2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 … Original Music Composer
1999 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai … Original Music Composer

Crew

2012 Django Unchained … Thanks
2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 … Additional Music

Writing

2015 The Man with the Iron Fists 2 … Writer
2012 The Man with the Iron Fists … Writer

Directing

2016 Coco … Director
2012 The Man with the Iron Fists … Director

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