Timbo King

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Timbo King
Birth nameTimothy Drayton
Born (1973-03-26) March 26, 1973 (age 50)
Origin Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York, United States
Genres Hip Hop
Occupation(s)Musician, producer
LabelsFortknox, Scotti Bros.

Timbo King (born Timothy Drayton March 26, 1973 in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York) is a Wu-Tang Clan affiliate MC, leader and founding member of Royal Fam and member of Black Market Militia and Maccabeez.

In 1993, he released an EP titled United We Slam with producer Spark 950. In 90's, he recorded the Royal Fam debut album Black Castle and the second Royal Fam album Yesterday, Today, Iz Tomorrow.

In 2005, he formed the group 56 Platoon along with some other ex-Royal Fam members and released the Black Market Militia album with Killah Priest, Hell Razah, Tragedy Khadafy and William Cooper.

He released the debut solo album, From Babylon to Timbuk2 , in 2011 largely produced by Bronze Nazareth. [1]

Timbo King can be seen in the Forest Whitaker film Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai .

In 2013, he founded "The Kraftsmen", a hip-hop and rock band with French artists, Soulstreet and Adikson.

In 2016, he released a debut video and single as Mineral Writes, a group he founded with musician Gary Llama. [2] [3]

Also in 2016, he began a mixtape series with Mic Journey and Karrmega called "The Beehive" under the production company Instastar, featuring songs with Cappadonna, iNTeLL, Mic Journey, Killah Priest, Young Dirty Bastard, Solomon Childs, Raaddrr Van and more.

He is related to Flavor Flav. [4] [5]

Solo & Collaboration Albums

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References

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  2. OldToTheNew
  3. Wu Tang Messageboard
  4. @FlavorFlav (December 1, 2012). "Timbo King Y'all ,!!!" (Tweet) via Twitter.
  5. "Thread: Timbo King & Flava Flav related? (2005)". wutang-corp.com . Wu Tang Corp. July 3, 2005. Retrieved January 29, 2019.