R.A. The Rugged Man is known as a emcee’s emcee, a favorite among artists and fans who have truly studied the art and craft of lyricism. While touring overseas recently, R.A. caught up with another legendary wordsmith, Black Thought of The Roots. In the clip, the Rugged Man and Black Thought discuss their mutual admiration, the dumbed-down nature of so many of today’s rhymes, and a possible future collaboration.
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.
Go behind-the-scenes with exclusive footage of hip hop legend R.A. The Rugged Man‘s “Definition of a Rap Flow” video shoot, which includes appearances from Grandmaster Caz, Sadat X of Brand Nubian, Chill Rob G, The Beatnuts, Dinco D, Chris Webby, Mr. Green and more.
Rap legend and controversial thinker 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.
A while back I got to discuss film with the man behind Last House on the Left and A Nightmare on Elm Street as well as the commercial franchise Scream. With the recent news of Craven‘s death from brain cancer, I decided to repost the interview in his honor.