He's been referred to as "the emcee's emcee". He’s a founding member of the Tunnel Rats crew as well as the group Footsoldiers. Raphi, who now goes by Shames Worthy paid his dues at such legendary spots as The Good Life, Project Blowed, Elements, Unity, The Breaks & Foundation during "the wonder years" of L.A. Hip-Hop. He's been all across the country as well as the UK, Australia & Israel. He has returned with this highly anticipated solo album..."the album". Known for his ever-changing rhyme patterns & impeccable timing, he doesn't disappoint on his stellar new release.