New York, US
Artist / Band / Musician
Hip Hop / R&B / Rap
Sun-Star Music Group

While at a young age his family moved from Harlem, to Brooklyn and he grew up in Brookline project, there round the age of 13 to 17 he found his self hanging with a older DJ crew called Phase 3 Disco, where he was just carrying crates of record, and hanging around the crew while traveling the tri state doing block parties and DJ battles he started rocking the mic. Frukwan also attending Thomas Jefferson H,S where he was one of three captain for the Big Orange Wave football team , playing starting right half back, free safety and backup quarterback for the varsity team. but then got hurt his senior year, with his dream of college football on hold, he focus on his craft emceeing, and so began the journey. he also attend the mayer school of fashion and designs in NY.

From 1981-1989, Frukwan was a member of "Stetsasonic," which also featured future Gravediggaz collaborator Prince Paul. Frukwan left the Group after the second Stet album, and a year or two later Stetsasonic broke up, then in 1992 Frukwan resurfaced as a member of the Gravediggaz, associated with the Wu-Tang family alongside Prince Paul, RZA and Too Poetic. Performing as "The Gatekeeper," Frukwan was the group's most prolific lyricist. Upon RZA's and Prince Paul's departures from The Gravediggaz in 1997, Frukwan founded Black Lordz Production and Sun-Star Music Group while continuing to perform with Too Poetic they released 2002's Nightmare in A-Minor, an album produced by the group's two remaining emcees. After the passing of his Brother Too Poetic in 2001, Frukwan released a solo album in 2003 entitled Life. A new solo album is scheduled for release in 2009.
0.02 follow us on Twitter      Contact      Privacy Policy      Terms of Service
Copyright © BANDMINE // All Right Reserved
Return to top