MeccaGodZilla

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MeccaGodZilla
Also known as RYU BLACK
RAVAGE
Born (1978-08-13) August 13, 1978 (age 39)
Brooklyn
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Underground rapper, visual artist, record producer and entrepreneur
Labels Backwoodz Studioz
Manafest Vision Media
Website meccagodzilla.com

MeccaGodZilla (also known as RYU BLACK or RAVAGE[1]) is an American underground rapper, visual artist, record producer and entrepreneur[2][3] formerly of the Monsta Island Czars.[4][5][6]

Early life & career[edit]

MeccaGodZilla was born in Brooklyn and raised in Freeport, Long Island.[7] In 1998 he entered the music business while attending Hunter College and under the tutiledge of Omowale Adewale & M-1 (rapper) of dead prez, he became a founding member of G.A.ME in 2000 as head of the promotions and networking department.[8]

In 2010, he moved to Tokyo and modeled for Japanese brands collab with NIKE and worked with Armani Exchange. Later, in 2011, he founded indie record label "Manafest Vision Media".[9]

Discography[edit]

SoundClash #1: MeccaGodZilla Vs. 007

  • Released: 2005
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Backwoodz Studioz

American Monsta - The Jay-Z American Gangster Remix

  • Released: 2008
  • Format: Album
  • Label: Manafest Vision Media

MeccaGodZilla "ERROARS"

  • Released: 2008
  • Format: Album
  • Label: Manafest Vision Media

Jaysage & MeccaGodZilla "Mike Marvelous"

  • Released: 2009
  • Label: Manafest Vision Media

"PERFECT 天: The Ryu Black Musical

  • Released: 2011
  • Format: Album
  • Label: Manafest Vision Media MeccaGodZilla "ERROARS 2.2: Metal Sakura"

MeccaGodZilla "ERROARS 2.2: Metal Sakura"

  • Released: 2014
  • Format: Album
  • Label: Manafest Vision Media

Appearances[edit]

  • 2004 – Rodan – War in Heaven Pt. I, War in Heaven Pt. II, and Human Inquisition from Theophany: The Book Of Elevations
  • 2005 – “Hasan Salaam – Paradise Lost” Album A&R
  • 2006 – “Day By Day” ft Mez & Majesty on Hasan Salaam – Tales Of The Lost Tribe: Hidden Jewels
  • 2006 – MF Grimm - "The Path", "M.I.C.", "Brand New" from "American Hunger"
  • 2008 – Eric Bobo "Tread" ft Keen from "Meeting of the Minds Vol I" - Nacional Records
  • 2008 – Kong - Broken Safety, It's Official, Brown Eyes, What Had Happened Was, Ultimate Sacrifice, Slumz, War, Hated from “Shackles Off”
  • 2008 –Vordul Mega - "Learn" from "Megagraphiti" - Backwoodz Studioz
  • 2009 - Mega Ran "My Love" from "Mega Ran 9" - RandomBeats, LLC
  • 2009 - Junclassic "Bionic 6" from "Imaginary Enemies" - Classified Records LLC
  • 2011 – Sick Team "Tokyo Driftin" from Sick Team” - Jazzysport / Japan
  • 2011 - Budamunk "Seven MCs" from "Blunted Monkey Fist" - King Tone / Japan
  • 2012 - Masia One "Interlude - Broadway Culture" from "Bootleg Culture" - Merdeka Media Group
  • 2014 - Sim-E "Bang²" from "Sim-City" - Manafest Vision Media LLC.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DX News Bits: Outlawz, Block McCloud, Monster Island Czars". HipHopDX. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "How to Effectively Fund A Project on Kickstarter". Black Enterprise. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Sunda, Mike. "MeccaGodZilla "Perfect 天"". The Japan Times. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "MeccaGodZilla track lists". Discogs. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "MeccaGodZilla — "Isa Violet"". ego trip. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Monsta Island Czars". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  7. ^ "MeccaGodZilla on xlr8r" (PDF). Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  8. ^ "Common, Kweli Headline G.A.ME "Hip-Hop for HealthCare"". AllHipHop. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  9. ^ "Manafest Vision Media". Discogs. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 

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