Biography

Gravediggaz was a hip-hop group from New York City. They were well-known for their dark sense of humor and abrasive, menacing soundscapes. The group was formed in 1993 and was effectively a "supergroup", bringing together Prince Paul (formerly producer with De La Soul and Stetsasonic), Frukwan from Stetsasonic, Poetic from the Too Poetic, and RZA from the Wu-Tang Clan. All these artists were signed to Tommy Boy Records in the late 80's. After each of them getting jerked by Tommy Boy, Gravediggaz formed and produced a demo in 91'. Shopping it for three years before finally being picked up by Richie Rich who ran Gee Street(a subsidiary of Island Records) in 1994. The group are widely credited as being one of the most influential and pioneering groups in the small hip hop subgenre of horrorcore.

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