R.A. The Rugged Man Songs, Videos, & Albums


R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Amalie Bruun - Definition of a Rap Flow Artwork

R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Amalie Bruun - Definition of a Rap Flow [Stream]

Never heard someone rock the mic before? Not entirely sure what rapping even is? Then I can’t fathom how you ended up browsing The DJBooth. Still, you could hardly ask for a better introduction to the topic than R.A.... Read More

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Wrekonize ft. Jarren Benton & R.A. The Rugged Man - Floating Away (Remix) Artwork

Wrekonize ft. Jarren Benton & R.A. The Rugged Man - Floating Away (Remix) [Stream & Download]

The lack of gravity seems to be a widespread worry among artists in today’s Booth lineup. This morning, India Shawn admitted that without her man by her side, she feels like she’s in danger of Floating Away.... Read More

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Locksmith ft. R.A. the Rugged Man - House of Games II Artwork

Locksmith ft. R.A. the Rugged Man - House of Games II [Stream]

Featured in January along with Brian Storm‘s official visuals, Locksmith‘s House of Games freestyle found him delivering relentless bars over an ominous boom-bap instrumental co-produced by himself and Mike... Read More

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R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Eamon - Still Get Through The Day Artwork

R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Eamon - Still Get Through The Day [Stream]

Think you had a bad day? Well, take a moment to hear what R.A. The Rugged Man is dealing with at the moment. If he can handle hardship after hardship and Still Get Through The Day then you can, too. On this striking,... Read More

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R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Brother Ali & Masta Ace - The Dangerous 3 Artwork

R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Brother Ali & Masta Ace - The Dangerous 3 [Stream]

Fresh off earning rave reader reviews for the Jarren Benton/Hopsin-assisted remix of album lead single Underground Hits, R.A. The Rugged Man returns with another action-packed ensemble cut off his latest LP. This time around,... Read More

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R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Hopsin & Jarren Benton - Underground Hits (Remix) Artwork

R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Hopsin & Jarren Benton - Underground Hits (Remix) [Stream & Download]

Back in April, R.A. The Rugged Man stepped into the Booth with Underground Hits, a single that managed to sound grimy despite being based around a Mozart sample (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, to be specific). Today, the record... Read More

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R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Tech N9ne & Krizz Kaliko - Holla-Loo-Yuh Artwork

R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Tech N9ne & Krizz Kaliko - Holla-Loo-Yuh [Stream]

If I were making a list of the emcees I would least like to piss off in a dark alley or elevator, I think Tech N9ne and R.A. The Rugged Man would be numbers one and two on that list. And if I were making a list of the fastest... Read More

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R.A. The Rugged Man - Legends Never Die Cover

R.A. The Rugged Man - Legends Never Die [Album]

Veteran emcee R.A. The Rugged Man last released an album on November 16, 2004. Since then a black president has been elected (and re-elected) to office, Apple created the iPhone and D4L became a one-hit wonder with Laffy... Read More

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R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Hopsin - Underground Hits Artwork

R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Hopsin - Underground Hits [Stream]

When you think about classical performers like Mozart, an artist like R.A. The Rugged Man probably does not come to mind. His grimy persona and even grimier flow wouldn’t go over well in Mozart’s refined,... Read More

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R.A. The Rugged Man - The People’s Champ Artwork

R.A. The Rugged Man - The People’s Champ [Stream]

Previously featured as a guest contributor to Thelonious King, a reader-approved promotional cut by West Coast rapper/producer Blu, R.A. The Rugged Man makes his grand entrance into the solo Booth spotlight with The Peoples... Read More

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R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Talib Kweli - Learn Truth Artwork

R.A. The Rugged Man ft. Talib Kweli - Learn Truth [Stream]

Having declared himself The Peoples Champ on his solo Booth debut, R.A. The Rugged Man returns to drop a little knowledge on the follow-up single off his sophomore set. The artist’s first-ever collaboration with former... Read More

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Blu ft. R.A. The Rugged Man & Tristate - Thelonius King Artwork

Blu ft. R.A. The Rugged Man & Tristate - Thelonius King [Stream]

With dark undertones and a bass driven beat by producer Bombay, new release Thelonius King is exactly the type of introspective track that Nature Sound‘s top emcees Blu, Tristate and R.A. The Rugged Man rip to shreds.... Read More

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