Afu-Ra is a hip hop artist from New York City. Afu, born Aaron Phillip, is a devout student of the martial arts and chess. He
entered the hip hop scene as a member of the Gang Starr Foundation, alongside rappers like Jeru the Damaja, Big Shug and
Group Home. He has released 4 full-length albums so far, the most successful and respected being his debut, titled "Body of the
Life Force", which was released in 2000.