Timbo King

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Timbo King
Birth name Timothy Drayton
Born (1973-03-26) March 26, 1973 (age 44)
Origin Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York, United States
Genres Hip Hop
Occupation(s) Musician, producer
Labels Fortknox
Associated acts Royal Fam, Wu-Tang Clan, The Kraftsmen, Minéral Writes

Timbo King (born Timothy Drayton March 26, 1973 in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York) is the best-known member and leader of Royal Fam. Released an EP titled United We Slam in 1994 with producer Spark 950 as an early form of Royal Fam. Formed the group 56 Platoon in 2005, along with some other ex-Royal Fam members. Has his own label, Fortknox. He released an 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]

In 2017, he released "Beehive Vol 2" a mixtape he hosted featuring songs with Cappadonna, iNTeLL, Mic Journey, Mike ADHD and more.

He is related to Flavor Flav.[citation needed]