R.A. The Rugged Man News

Immortal Technique and R.A. The Rugged Man Deliver "Who Do We Trust?" Video

With an inauguration looming and political tensions in America at an all-time high, underground hip-hop heavyweights R.A. The Rugged Man and Immortal Technique are releasing the official video for their politically-charged single "Who Do We Trust?" off R.A.'s album All My Heroes Are Dead.  The track is a scathing indictment of the powerful forces that control the U.S., calling out the violence and manipulation perpetrated by politicians, corporations, police departments, intelligence agencies, the military, and more.  With sinister production by Tone Spliff, "Who Do We Trust?" marks an epic collaboration from two artists unafraid to address major issues and speak truth to power.


R.A. The Rugged Man Remixes Cardi B + Megan Thee Stallion's Hit Single "WAP"

R.A. The Rugged Man has been on fire lately, and he's not slowing down any time soon.  Fresh off the release of his acclaimed new album All My Heroes Are Dead and in the midst of a steady stream of incredible music videos off the project, the underground hip-hop legend is now dropping a shocking new remix.  While the hip-hop world is buzzing about Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's new single "WAP", the Rugged Man is back with "Wet Ass P-Word", his take on the controversial track.  The remix finds R.A. delivering impressive verses full of uncensored explicit content, all while weighing in on current events and clowning Ben Shapiro's criticism of "WAP".  The official video for "Wet Ass P-Word" is now available on YouTube.


R.A. The Rugged Man Debuts "All Systems Go" Video

The triumphant return of R.A. The Rugged Man has been one of the most exciting hip-hop developments of 2020. The impact of the legendary emcee's widely acclaimed new album All My Heroes Are Dead continues to reverberate, as R.A. is now back with another music video off the project.  Produced by electronic music star Michal Menert (formerly of Pretty Lights), "All Systems Go" is a futuristic thrill ride anchored by whirlwind flows and awe-inspiring lyricism from the Rugged Man.  The wild music video matches the track's propulsive energy, jumping from time-travel experiments to Victorian-era serial killers, from virtual reality to Neanderthals.


R.A. The Rugged Man Unveils "Gotta Be Dope" Video Featuring A-F-R-O + DJ Jazzy Jeff

R.A. The Rugged Man's new album All My Heroes Are Dead has drawn widespread praise as his best work to date, and now he's back with another music video off the project.  Featuring scratches by the legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff, "Gotta Be Dope" finds R.A. trading awe-inspiring verses with young rap phenom A-F-R-O over triumphant production.  The Rugged Man and his protege deliver rapid-fire flows and stunning lyrical pyrotechnics on the track, transforming into literal robotic superheroes for the video (directed by The Jokerr). All My Heroes Are Dead is now available worldwide.


R.A. The Rugged Man Releases "All My Heroes Are Dead"

After years of anticipation, R.A. The Rugged Man is back with All My Heroes Are Dead a new album that stands as his best work to date. "So many of the greats are gone, and the legends who made it out alive are cast aside," R.A. says. "Society left our heroes and their culture for dead. We have to dig that greatness out of its grave, and bring it back with an angry vengeance." Now available worldwide, All My Heroes Are Dead features an all-star cast of hip-hop heavyweights, including Chuck D of Public Enemy, Ghostface Killah, Immortal Technique, Ice-T, Brand Nubian, Vinnie Paz, M.O.P., Kool G Rap, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Inspectah Deck, A-F-R-O, Chris Rivers, Onyx, Chino XL, Masta Killa, and more.  To celebrate the release, R.A. is also unveiling the official music video for the frenetic opening track "The Introduction".