Elgin Turner, well known as Masta Killa is an American rapper. He is a member of the Wu-Tang Clan, an American hip-hop group. Masta has been prolific on clan group albums and solo projects since the mid-1990s. He released, ‘No Said Date’ in 2004, a debut album that received positive reviews and has released three albums later on.
He derived his rap name from Shaolin Master Killer, a kung-Fu film dated back to 1978.
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Early Life & Biography
Mata Killa keeps his life entirely private and has not provided information about his parents.
Mata Killa has been single even in his 40’s. He has, however, some history of a previous relationship but no engagements. He is also known as Jamel Irief, Noodles, or High Chief. Like his fellow Wu-Tang members RZA and GZA, Masta Killa is a vegetarian. According to the 2019 Wu-Tang Clan’s documentary, ‘Of Mics and Men’, Masta Killa is related to both Nat Turner and Marvine Gaye, a legendary American singer, songwriter and record producer.
Masta Killa is a fan of Patti LaBelle, Barry White, Parliament-Funkadelic, Gladys Knight, and Ohio Players.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 18 August 1969, Masta Killa is 51 years old as of today’s date 4th May 2021. His height is 5’ 2’’ tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Masta Killa has a history since elementary school for doing talent shows. He loved pop and would always enjoy music since young hood. He never got interested in trying to shine individually by making record deals or passing out tapes whenever he went out to clubs, but his vision was fixed at hanging out with GZA at Wu-Tang.
Masta was the last member to join Wu-Tang, but he did not appear on the group’s debut single, ’Protect Ya Neck.’ He still was the only member who was not a rapper at the time of the group’s formation.
He, however, appeared on only one track on the Wu-Tand Clan’s firm album. He attracted attention out of his flow of songs during the first round of solo projects he did now considered as Wu-Tang Classics such as ‘Winter Warz,’ ‘Glaciers of Ice,’ and ‘Duel of the Ironic Mic’. His flow was deemed to be slow compared to more forceful styles adapted by members like Inspectah Deck and Ghostface Killah.
On 8 August 2006, he released his second album, ‘Made in Brooklyn.’ In 2012 December, he published ‘Selling My Soul,’ his third album.
Awards & Achievements
In Wu-Tang Clan’s second album, ‘Wu-Tang Forever’ in 1997, Masta became a mainstay in the line-up where he made consistent appearances all through the double album. He released his solo project in 2004 after it had been delayed for several years with the title, ‘No Said Date’. This project became an independent label Nature Sounds’ best-selling album, which featured every core member of the Wu-Tang Clan. This solo album reached to position 31 on the U.S R&B charts.
In 2006, his album,’Made in Brooklyn’ reached to position 23 on the U.S. Rap and position 42 on the US R&B charts.
He also became the latest hip-hop artist to join and endorse PETA(People for The Ethical Treatment of Animas) and participated in an advert for the organization to promote a vegetarian lifestyle and animal rights.
Net Worth & Salary of Masta Killa in 2021
As of May 2021, Masta Killa’s net worth is around $2 million. Masta Killa’s primary source of income has been from the rewarding profession of being a rapper. It has been through the Wu Tang’s combined releases and album tours it has had. The Wu-Tang Clan has made commercial successes through the sale of the different albums and songs they have released.
Despite being one of the most underrated members of the Wu-Tang, 35,444 fans have subscribed to get Masta Killa’s concert alerts. He has proven his energy and focuses on what he liked by the undying aspiration he expressed in his teenage to join Wu-Tang, which he did.