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Too Poetic (b. Anthony Ian Berkeley, 1966 in Trinidad, d. July 15, 2001 in California) was a rapper and producer from the horrorcore rap band Gravediggaz. The eldest son of a minister, Poetic was born in Trinidad and raised in the Wyandanch section of Long Island, New York. After forming his first rap group, Brothers Grym, with his brother Brainstorm, he released a solo 12” single, Poetical Terror/God Made Me Funky, in 1989 on DNA/Tommy Boy records (see 1989 in music). However, his deal with DNA/Tommy Boy fell through before the release of his first album, and Poetic fell on hard times, including a period of homelessness.
Poetic then joined Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA, former De La Soul/Stetsasonic producer Prince Paul, and Frukwan from Stetsasonic in the rap ‘supergroup’ Gravediggaz. Each member adopted a Gravedigga alias, and Poetic became known as Grym Reaper (with ‘Grym’, an acronym for ‘Ghetto Repaired Young Mind’, also referring back to his first group). His offbeat rapping style quickly gained attention as the group’s first album, 1994’s 6 Feet Deep (also known by its original title Niggamortis outside the US), garnered positive reviews and strong sales alike. After the group’s second album, The Pick, the Sickle a...
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1-800 Suicide (Extended Remix) ft. MF Grimm, RZA & Frukwan
Be Yo Thug (disc one)
One Of Dem Days (disc one)
Call Me (disc one)
Come Back
Everything Is Real ft. Frukwan
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