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Intelligent Hoodlum

Born: Aug 13, 1971

Birthplace: Queensbridge

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Intelligent Hoodlum

Date of Birth : Aug 13, 1971
Birth Place : Queensbridge

Percy Chapman IV, known by his stage name Tragedy Khadafi, and formerly known as Intelligent Hoodlum, is an American rapper and producer who hails from the Queensbridge Housing Projects in Queens, New York, who helped spawn other hip hop artists such as Cormega, Mobb Deep, Capone-N-Noreaga, Nas and many others both through production and influence. His name is a reference to the former leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi. According to an editorial review on, he was responsible for coining the term "illmatic" in 1988, nearly 6 years before Illmatic, multi-platinum rapper Nas's debut album.


  • Actor
  • Film Producer
  • Record producer
  • Rapper

Also known as

  • Percy L. Chapman
  • Intelligent Hoodlum
  • Tragedy Khadafi
  • Percy L. Chapman
  • MC Percy
  • Tragedy
  • MC Jade
  • Percy Tragedy
  • Percy Chapman IV
  • The Foul Mahdi
  • Percy Chapman
  • Tragedy the Intelligent Hoodlum
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