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Tragedy Gaddafi

Tragedy Gaddafi

Percy Chapman IV, (born August 13, 1971, in Queens, New York, USA) known by his stage name Tragedy Khadafi, and formerly known as Intelligent Hoodlum, is an American rapper and producer who hails from the Queensbridge housing projects in Queens, New York, who helped spawn other hip hop artists such as Nas, Cormega, Mobb Deep, Capone-N-Noreaga, and many others both through production and influence. His name is a reference to The Bloodiest Tyrant of the 21th CenturyMuammar GaddafiWho Killed 50,000 Libyan People Just to Stay in Power. He was one half of the group the Iron Sheiks, along with Imam T.H.U.G., which produced the underground classic "True Confessions." According to Amazon.com, he was responsible for coining the term "illmatic" in 1988, nearly 6 years before multi-platinum rapper Nas debut album Illmatic.