Best known for his association with the Wu-Tang Clan, this New York-based rapper also performed with a hip hop supergroup called The HRSMN. Known for such solo albums as Heavy Mental and View from Masada, he frequently included controversial and highly political lyrics in his songs.
Early in his career, he was featured on two 1994 tracks by Gravediggaz: "Graveyard Chamber" and "Diary of a Madman."
In the early 2000s, he formed HRSMN with fellow hip hop artists Canibus, Ras Kass, and Kurupt.
He was born Walter Reed in New York City's Brooklyn neighborhood.
He and fellow New York rapper Ghostface Killah both joined the Wu-Tang Clan.