Robert F. Diggs (born July 5, 1969), better known as RZA (pronounced [ˈɹɪzʌ]), is an American music producer, rapper, and occasional actor. A prominent figure in hip hop music, he is the de facto leader of the hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan. He has produced almost all of Wu-Tang Clan's albums as well as many Wu-Tang solo and affiliate projects. He subsequently gained attention for his work scoring and acting in films.
He has also released solo albums under the alter-ego Bobby Digital, who concerns himself only with the lawless aspect of the male power fantasy: women, drugs, alcohol and shooting guns. In addition to the Wu-Tang Clan and his solo releases, RZA was also a founding member of the rap group, Gravediggaz, where he used the name, The Rzarector.
After recently releasing the latest "Bobby Digital" album, Digi Snacks, RZA is currently working on the upcoming sequel to Raekwon's mafioso rap classic Only Built 4 Cuban Linx.... He has also confirmed he has co-produced a track on the upcoming Dr. Dre album Detox. He is also working on a kung-fu movie, entitled Man with the Iron Fist, in which he is writting, directing, as well as starring in.