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R.A. The Rugged Man

About

R.A. Thorburn, better known by his stage name R.A. the Rugged Man, is an American rapper and producer. He began his music career at age 12, building a reputation locally for his lyrical skills. Thorburn signed with major label Jive Records at age 18, but his debut album, Night of the Bloody Apes, was never released.He was featured on all three of Rawkus's Soundbombing albums, as well as the platinum-selling WWF Aggression album. After a brief stint on Capitol Records (during which he recorded another unreleased album, American Lowlife), Thorburn signed with independent label Nature Sounds and released his official debut, Die, Rugged Man, Die. In 2013, Thorburn released his second album, Legends Never Die, via Nature Sounds.In addition to his hip hop career, Thorburn has contributed to Vibe, King, Complex, Rides, XXL, The Source, The Ring, among others. He wrote and produced the cult film Bad Biology, and also hosts the web series "Film School" on MTV's Film.com.

Discs

Demon Slayer

August 7, 2022

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Darkstar: Black

July 1, 2022

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The Book Of Life

April 13, 2022

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Know the Gospel (Remix)

November 17, 2021

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Beast on Beat

October 8, 2021

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Drop Top

May 28, 2021

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All Systems Go (Edit)

April 30, 2021

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All My Heroes Are Dead

April 17, 2020

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Dragon Fire

April 14, 2020

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Golden Oldies

March 25, 2020

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Wondering (How To Believe)

March 11, 2020

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Legendary Loser

January 15, 2020

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The Greatest

September 18, 2015

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Legends Never Die

April 30, 2013

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The People's Champ

February 20, 2013

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Crustified Christmas

December 4, 2012

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Legendary Classics, Vol. 1

October 27, 2009

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Die, Rugged Man, Die

November 16, 2004

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