TRU (band)

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Background information
Also known as The Real Untouchables
Origin New Orleans, Louisiana
Richmond, California
Genres Hip hop, Gangsta rap
Years active 1992 - 2005
Labels No Limit, Priority, Koch
Associated acts 504 Boyz, Snoop Dogg, Charlie Wilson (singer), UGK, E-A-Ski, Beats By the Pound
Past members Big Ed the Assassin (deceased)
Chilee Powdah
King George
Master P
Silkk the Shocker
Sonya C

TRU (an abbreviation of The Real Untouchables) was an American hip hop group from Richmond to New Orleans, active from 1992 to 2005. The group originally consisted of rappers on the New Orleans-founded record label, No Limit Records. The members are brothers Master P, C-Murder, and Silkk the Shocker.


The group originally consisted of Master P, C-Murder, Silkk the Shocker. King George, Big Ed the Assassin, Cali G, Sonya C, Chilee Powdah and Milkman, before being shortened to just Master P, C-Murder and Silkk the Shocker. The group's first two releases, 1993's Who's Da Killer? and 1992's Understanding the Criminal Mind, were released independently through In-a-minute Records. In 1995, the group released their third album, True on No Limit Records, which was just established the previous year. In 1997 the group was shortened to include just the three Miller brothers and the trio released their fourth album,Tru 2 da Game, followed by Da Crime Family in 1999. However, by 2003 No Limit had fell on hard times and was shut down. TRU returned in 2004 on Koch Records, released their sixth and final album, The Truth.


Main article: TRU discography


Former members


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