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{{Infobox|Box title = Tommy Wright III|Row 1 title = Birth Name|Row 1 info = Tommy Wright|Row 2 title = Born|Row 2 info = May 6, 1976|Row 3 title = Origin|Row 3 info = Memphis, Tennessee|Row 4 title = Genre|Row 4 info = Hip-Hop, Gangsta Rap, Underground Rap|Row 5 title = Occupation|Row 5 info = Rapper, Record Producer|Row 6 title = Years Active|Row 6 info = 1992 - Present|Row 7 title = Label|Row 7 info = [[Street Smart Records]]|Row 8 title = Associated Acts|Row 8 info = [[C-9]], [[Project Pimp]], [[DJ Paul]], [[T-Dog]], [[Princess Loko]], [[Mac-T Dog]], [[Killa C]],|Row 9 title = Groups|Row 9 info = [[Ten Wanted Men]], [[N.O.D.]], [[The Manson Family]]|caption = |image = image:TommyWright3rd.png}}<strong>Tommy Wright III</strong> (born May 6, 1976) is a underground gangsta rapper from Memphis, Tennessee that began his career during the early 90s. Also referring to himself as The One Man Gang, Tommy Wright III is known for his fast paced rap style, distinguishing voice, brutal lyrics, and his instantly recognizable original backbeats. He is also the head of many Memphis rap groups including The Manson Family and Ten Wanted Men
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|Row 2 info = {{Birth date and age|1976|5|6}} <br> Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
 
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|Row 3 info = [[Hip hop music|Hip hop]], [[gangsta rap]]
 
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|Row 4 info = Rapper, record producer
 
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|Row 5 info = 1992-present
 
|Row 6 title = Label
 
|Row 6 info = T.W. Productions (1992) <br> Street Smart Records (1994-present)
 
|Row 7 title = Associated Acts
 
|Row 7 info = [[C-9]], [[DJ Paul]], [[Killa C]], [[Mac-T Dog]], [[The Manson Family]], [[N.O.D.]], [[Princess Loko]], [[Project Pimp]], [[T-Dog]], [[Ten Wanted Men]]}}
 
'''Tommy Wright III''' (born May 6, 1976) is an American rapper and record producer from Memphis, Tennessee. He began his career during the early 90s. Also referring to himself as The One Man Gang, Tommy Wright III is known for his fast paced rap style, distinguishing voice, brutal lyrics, and his instantly recognizable original backbeats. He is also the head of many Memphis rap groups including [[The Manson Family]] and [[Ten Wanted Men]].
 
   
 
== Early Life ==
 
== Early Life ==
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== Career ==
 
== Career ==
Tommy Wright began writing lyrics to let out his frustration during the early 90's. In 1993, Tommy put together his own rap group named Ten Wanted Men. Tommy's very first single was produced by Blackhaven's own DJ Paul (the future producer of Three 6 Mafia). Tommy Wright III eventually signed with Street Smart Records around 1994. A year later, Select-O-Hits bought Street Smart Records after the label's underground sound became big around Memphis. In 2000, Tommy was again sent to prison with a sentence of five years. Having spent five years in prison, Tommy Wright III was released in 2005 & released Ashes II Ashes, Dust II Dust on November 28, 2006.
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Tommy Wright began writing lyrics to let out his frustration during the early 90's. In 1993, Tommy put together his own rap group named Ten Wanted Men. Tommy's very first single was produced by Blackhaven's own DJ Paul (the future producer of Three 6 Mafia). Tommy Wright III eventually signed with Street Smart Records around 1994. A year later, Select-O-Hits bought Street Smart Records after the label's underground sound became big around Memphis. In 2000, Tommy was again sent to prison with a sentence of five years. Having spent five years in prison, Tommy Wright III was released in 2005 & released Ashes II Ashes, Dust II Dust on November 28, 2006.
   
 
== Influence ==
 
== Influence ==
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== Discography ==
 
== Discography ==
=== Studio albums ===
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* 1992: ''[[Memphis Massacre]]''
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=== Albums ===
* 1994: ''[[Ashes 2 Ashes, Dust 2 Dust]]''
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* 1992: Memphis Massacre
* 1994: ''[[Runnin-n-Gunnin]]''
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* 1994: Ashes 2 Ashes, Dust 2 Dust
* 1996: ''[[On the Run]]''
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* 1994: Runnin' N Gunnin'
* 1998: ''[[Feel Me Before They Kill Me]]''
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* 1996: On The Run
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* 1998: Feel Me Before They Kill Me
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* 2006: Ashes II Ashes, Dust II Dust (Re-edition)
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=== Collaborative Albums ===
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* 1995: Wanted: Dead Or Alive / Ten Wanted Men
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* 1996: Niggaz Of Destruction / N.O.D.
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* 1997: 10 Toes Down / Ten Wanted Men
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* 2012: Ten Toes Down (Re-edition) / Ten Wanted Men
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=== Compilations ===
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* 1995: Greatest Hits
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* 1996: Greatest Hits, Part 2
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* 2000: Heltah Skeltah / Manson Family
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* 2000: Genesis (Greatest Underground Hits)
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=== Soundtracks ===
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* 2001: Behind Closed Doors: Da Soundtrack
 
[[Category:Rappers from Memphis, Tennessee]]
 
[[Category:Rappers from Memphis, Tennessee]]
 
[[Category:African-American rappers]]
 
[[Category:African-American rappers]]
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