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Harlem 6

Harlem 6, left to right: Wil Power, Big Deal, AGR, Black Jesus, and Young Man
Background information
Origin Harlem, New York, U.S.
Genres East Coast hip hop
R&B
Reggaeton
Years active 1999 – present
Labels Entaprise Entertainment
Associated acts Gang Starr, Gang Starr Foundation, The Guru, Krumbsnatcha, Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep, Havoc
Website Harlem6.com
Members
AGR
Black Jesus
Wil Power
Young Man
Shawn Sparks
Khilly Mo

Harlem 6 (also called Harlem 6 Wu-Tang) is a hip-hop, R&B, and reggaeton group.

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Origin of name

The band's name comes from a true story a group of six young African-American and Hispanic teenage men from the 1960s who were wrongly accused for heavy crimes that took place on 125th Street and Madison Avenue in Harlem, New York, two of whom where murdered without evidence to support the charges. The media gave the group the name The Harlem Six, and the name is still used today in memory of the six young men.[1]

Members and Featured Producers

The group has four main members: God "A.G.R." Harrison, Willys "Wil Power" Duran, Lord "Black Jesus" Harrison, and Ruben "Young Man" Rosario. Supporting members include Shawn "Shawn Sparks" Stewart, "Stove Marino", "Dre Eazy", "Big Williams", and Omar "Khilly Mo (pronounced CHilly MoH)" Daniels. Featured producers are "Uncle Slyde" of Sourface Productions and "Big Deal" of The Beatshop and Blakhouse Marketing.[2]

Upcoming Events

A new album has been announced to drop with Universal Music Group. Coming this year, Harlem 6 will be on the Afro Samurai Tour being headed up by Entaprise Entertainment and Str8 Up Entertainment.[3][4]

Discography

Harlem 6 has worked with hip-hop legends such as: RZA, Treach, DJ Diamond, and Marley Marl.

Title Year Producer
Mixtape Conquer (Hosted by RZA & DJ Diamond) 2001 The RZA
Black Jesus: The Greatest Story Never Told (T.G.S.N.T.)(feat. Guru and Krumbsnatcha) 2005 Big Deal
Yin/Yang (Feat. Jen Holland) 2005 Big Deal
Lost Files 2006 RZA, Marley Marl, Big Deal, and G-Clef
Gods of War, pt. 1 w/ Don Kundalini 2007 Sourface
Harlem Musik 2007 Sourface, Big Deal, and Marley Marl

See also

References

  1. ^ A Report from Occupied Territory JAMES BALDWIN (1924-1987) 11jul66 Accessed February 9, 2009
  2. ^ Harlem 6 Official Members Accessed September 14, 2009
  3. ^ Afro Samurai Tour Ad on Harlem 6 MySpace Accessed February 9, 2009
  4. ^ Harlem 6 MySpace Blog: Updated! Accessed February 9, 2009

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