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.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. Also in 2016, he began a mixtape series with Mic Journey and Karrmega called "The Beehive" under the production company Instastar, featuring songs with Cappadonna, iNTeLL, Mic Journey, Killah Priest, Young Dirty Bastard, Solomon Childs and more. He is related to Flavor Flav.