Robert Fitzgerald Diggs (born 5 July 1969), better known by his stage name RZA, is an American hip hop music producer, multi-instrumentalist, author, rapper, actor, director and screenwriter. A prominent figure in hip hop, RZA is the de facto leader of the Wu-Tang Clan. He has produced almost all of the Wu-Tang Clan's albums as well as many Wu-Tang solo and affiliate projects. He is a cousin of GZA (who formed the group with RZA), and deceased band mate Ol' Dirty Bastard. He has slo released solo albums under the alter-ego Bobby Digital, along with executive producing credits for side projects. In addition to the Wu-Tang Clan and his solo releases, RZA was also a founded member of the horrorcore group Gravediggaz where he used the name The RZArector. Furthermore, he has acted in several movies and has directed and wrote many others.