Derrick Harris (born November 4, 1969), better known by his stage name True Master, is an American hip-hop record producer and occasional rapper, known for his affiliation with the Wu-Tang Clan.

True Master
Birth nameDerrick Harris
Born (1969-11-04) November 4, 1969 (age 52)
OriginHarlem, New York
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Record producer, rapper
Years active1995–present
Associated actsWu-Tang Clan
Wu-Elements
Sunz of Man
Royal Fam
Gravediggaz
Guru
Afu-Ra
KRS-One
True Master Albums
Title Label Date
Meta-Historical (with KRS-One) Fat Beats 2010
Master Craftsman True Master Music 2013
Divine Intervention (with Killah Priest) True Master Music 2021

Production creditsEdit

1995Edit

  • Guru presents Ill Kid Records (1995)
07. True Master - "Who's the Truest"
09. Fabidden - "Hi Energy"

1995Edit

04. "Brooklyn Zoo" (Co-produced with DivineMaster Wu-Elements and Ol' Dirty Bastard)
04. Looking Through Darkness (featuring Mica Paris) (Produced by True Master and co-produced by Guru)
05. Medicine (featuring True Master and Ini Kamoze)

1996Edit

09. "Fish" (featuring Cappadonna and Raekwon)
04. Method Man and Ricky Watters - "It's In The Game"

1997Edit

07. The RZA - "Tragedy" (Produced by True Master and co-produced by RZA)
2-09. "The M.G.M."
2-13. "Heaterz" (featuring Cappadonna)
03. "Da Bomb"
08. "Pit of Snakes" (Produced by True Master and co-produced by RZA)
12. "Hidden Emotions" (featuring True Master)

1998Edit

01. "Slang Editorial"
05. "Supa Ninjaz" (featuring U-God and Method Man)
07. "Splish Splash"
09. "Milk the Cow" (featuring Method Man)
10. "South of the Border"
12. "Dart Throwing" (featuring Raekwon and Method Man)
02. "One Step" (featuring Tekitha)
05. "Cross My Heart" (featuring Inspectah Deck and GZA)
11. "If You Don't Know" (featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard)
04. "Flaming Swords"
11. "Collaboration '98" (featuring True Master and Method Man)
14. "For The Lust of Money/The Grandz"
17. "Next Up" (featuring Method Man)
18. "Intellectuals" (featuring Raekwon and U-God)
04. "Dangerous Grounds" (featuring Street Life)
06. "Sweet Love" (featuring Cappadonna and Street Life)
08. "Torture"
16. "Party Crasher"
The version of this song that appears on the album is actually a remix by RZA. True Master provided the original beat, but it was later replaced. In an interview, Method Man expressed his wish to have the album released with the original True Master beat once all the copies of the first retail pressings were sold. The full instrumental of the original version of "Party Crasher" is available on a white label release of instrumentals from Tical 2000: Judgement Day.
17. "Grid Iron Rap" (featuring Street Life)
23. "Killin' Fields" (featuring Cho-Flo)

1999Edit

12. "All In Together Now"
08. "Longevity" (featuring U-God)
11. "Lovin' You" (featuring La the Darkman)
13. "R.E.C. Room"
02. "Turbulence"
04. "Dat's Gangsta"

2000Edit

05. Wu-Tang Clan - "The Abduction"
04. "Big Acts, Little Acts" (featuring GZA)

2001Edit

03. Wu-Tang Clan - "What You In Fo'"
02. "Super Model" (featuring Ghostface Killah)
03. "Burn Baby Burn"
14. "Man Only Fears" (featuring ShoGun Assasson)
19. "Nightmare In A-Minor" (featuring 4th Disciple and Beretta 9)
08. Inspectah Deck, Leatha Face and U-God - "Rumble"
10. Leatha Face and U-God - "To The Rescue"
09. "La Rhumba" (featuring Method Man, Killa Sin and Beretta 9)
07. "Ya'll Been Warned"

2002Edit

16. "Dangerous Language" (featuring RZA)
18. "Till It's Gone"

2003Edit

11. "Slang Killaz" (featuring Killarmy)
05. "Fast Cars" (featuring Ghostface Killah)

2004Edit

02. "Biscuits" (featuring Trife)
09. "Secret Rivals" (featuring Killah Priest and Method Man)
13. "Queen"
15. "Silverbacks" (featuring Inspectah Deck and GZA)

2005Edit

12. "You Know What" (featuring Louis Farrakhan)

2007Edit

12. "Damascus"

2008Edit

3. "Alphabets"
9. "Paper Plates"
This track was wrongfully credited to The RZA, but was confirmed being produced by True Master.[1]

2009Edit

17. "Fat Lady Sings"
This track was wrongfully credited to The RZA, but was confirmed being produced by True Master.[1]

2010Edit

entire album
13. "Prince Of The Empire State"

2013Edit

DISC 2

01. "The PWOWR (Problem Solver)" [co-produced by GZA & Shaolin Monks]

2017Edit

08. "Skit"

2021

  • Killah Priest & True Master - Divine Intervention

entire album

Appearances as a rapperEdit

1993Edit

  • Guru presents Ill Kid Records (1993)
07. True Master - "Who's the Truest"

1995Edit

08. "Medicine" (featuring Ini Kamoze and True Master)

1997Edit

12. "Hidden Emotions" (featuring True Master)

1998Edit

11. "Collaboration '98" (featuring True Master and The Method Man)

2000Edit

11. "Army Brickaid" (featuring Jahrule, ROC, Timbo King and True Master)

2006Edit

15. "Take Sword Part II" (featuring 60 Second Assassin)

2008Edit

10. "Columbian Ties" (featuring True Master)

2010Edit

07. "Knowledge Reigns Supreme" (featuring True Master)
19. "He's Us" (featuring True Master)

2021

  • Killah Priest & True Master - Divine Intervention
02. "Summer Snow" (featuring True Master)
04. "Asiatic Nobles" (featuring True Master)

05. "Cathedrals" (featuring True Master)

08. "Akashic Headress" (featuring True Master)

09. "Venus Succubus" (featuring True Master)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wu International - All About Plant and Gardening". Wu-international.com. Retrieved 30 January 2021.

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