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R.A. The Rugged Man
2 February, 2015 8:59 pm

German producer Shuko unveils a star-studded new track off his debut album “For The Love Of It”, featuring guest verses from Saigon, Vinnie Paz, and R.A. The Rugged Man, plus vocals from Carolyn D’Elia.

20 January, 2015 6:33 pm

“Legends Never Die” in stores now. Order the album now at Also available on iTunes: More than two decades after their classic collaboration “Every Record Label Sucks Dick,” legendary emcee R.A. The Rugged Man and iconic producer Buckwild are back with another powerful statement, in the form of R.A.’s new music video “Media [cont.]

18 August, 2014 12:21 pm

Long Island hip hop legends Method Man and R.A. The Rugged Man discuss their history together, including the era when R.A. was blackballed from the industry. Today, both emcees are traveling the world performing sold-out shows.

6 July, 2014 9:45 pm

Out Da Box Radio: “We are happy to feature an in-depth interview with acclaimed Long Island Emcee “R.A. The Rugged Man”. I got a chance to chat with R.A. for quite a while on a number of topics, including getting his start in the music biz, becoming friends with The Notorious B.I.G., overcoming mental illness, [cont.]

16 June, 2014 2:34 pm

R.A. The Rugged Man is one of hip-hop’s most respected lyricists, but his rapid-fire flows are often misinterpreted. Recently, the Rugged Man paid a visit to the nerds at Rap Genius to set the record straight on a number of frequently misunderstood verses, including “Uncommon Valor”, “Return Of The Renaissance”, “Crazy Man”, and more. R.A.’s [cont.]

3 June, 2014 12:17 am

Legendary rapper R.A. The Rugged Man is back in the director’s chair for the rambunctious and hysterical new video “Definition Of A Rap Flow”, off his latest album Legends Never Die. Among the Rugged Man’s most infectious videos to date, “Definition Of A Rap Flow” features cameos from a host of hip-hop luminaries, from legends [cont.]

21 May, 2014 5:30 pm

Domingo’s Same Game New Rules, due July 2014.

28 March, 2014 3:00 am

Let the #WrekWednesday rampage begin! First song to get the remix treatment is “Floating Away” off Wrek’s The War Within debut album featuring Jarren Benton and R.A. The Rugged Man. Floating Away (Remix) (Feat. Jarren Benton & R.A. The Rugged Man) by Wrekonize

25 February, 2014 9:29 pm

Locksmith and R.A. the Rugged Man release visuals to their recent collaboration off Lock’s up coming album A Thousand Cuts. Directed by Brian Storm & Locksmith.

18 February, 2014 9:15 pm

Locksmith and R.A. The Rugged Man just dropped a super-lyrical new track called House Of Games 2, off Locksmith’s upcoming album A Thousand Cuts.

4 February, 2014 10:53 am

R.A. The Rugged Man returns with “Still Get Through The Day,” the powerful new single off his latest album “Legends Never Die,” featuring a chorus from multi-platinum singer Eamon. A heartbreaking true story depicting the loss of R.A.’s handicapped siblings and the struggle within his family. Directed by Douglas Quill, beat by Ayatollah.

29 January, 2014 2:07 pm

PosseTV recently caught up with R.A. The Rugged Man to discuss his latest album Legends Never Die, as well as a number of other topics. In the interview, R.A. explains the frequent comparisons drawn between him and Eminem, the reasons Jive loved vulgar rapper Too $hort but couldn’t stand the Rugged Man’s raunchy subject matter, [cont.]

29 January, 2014 6:51 am

R.A. The Rugged Man flirts with Ann Coulter, gives rap advice to host Dana Perino, and threatens to beat up Vice co-founder Gavin McInnes during a recent appearance on Fox News’s “Red Eye.”

14 January, 2014 3:47 pm

Rapper R.A. the Rugged Man shares his thoughts on rappers promoting the Illuminati with imagery in their music videos and clothing, which he says is just a trend that doesn’t amount to anything. He adds that the people promoting such imagery aren’t a part of a secret society, claiming “they’re nothing.” Rugged man then explains [cont.]

15 November, 2013 10:54 pm

While on a recent tour stop in Atlanta, R.A. The Rugged Man caught up with Dead End Hip Hop for an in-depth interview. After discussing the origins of the his recent collaboration “The Dangerous Three” with Brother Ali and Masta Ace (13:22) and detailing his upcoming work with Rakim (21:17), R.A. gives a candid assessment [cont.]

24 October, 2013 4:15 am

With his critically-acclaimed new album “Legends Never Die” now in stores everywhere, R.A. The Rugged Man releases the video for “Sam Peckinpah”, featuring Vinnie Paz and Sadat X. Directed by Michael M. Bilandic and Johnny Zito.

18 October, 2013 6:50 pm

R.A. stops by Sirius XM’s Sway In The Morning show to discuss the controversial track “Make You Famous” off his new album Legends Never Die.

17 October, 2013 8:44 am

Long Island rapper R.A. the Rugged Man shares his thoughts on Lord Jamar’s recent comments on white rappers being guests in hip-hop, revealing where he stands on the subject. Rugged Man also explains how white rappers must prove themselves in the industry, comparing the situation to Elvis and rock and roll.

16 October, 2013 5:58 pm

R.A. The Rugged Man has never shied away from controversy, whether in his music or his political views. Recently, R.A. sat down with The Young Turks to discuss politics, his career, free speech, racism, and more. Speaking with former MSNBC and Current TV contributor Cent Uygur, R.A. explains his controversial track “Shoot Me In The [cont.]

4 September, 2013 11:38 pm

R.A. The Rugged Man’s acclaimed new album Legends Never Die finds the legendary rapper linking up with a number of high-profile peers, including Tech N9ne, Talib Kweli, Hopsin, Vinnie Paz, and Krizz Kaliko. One of the most talked-about collaborations on the album is “The Dangerous Three,” featuring both Brother Ali and Masta Ace. Now, R.A. [cont.]

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