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Tarik Azzougarh, better known as Cilvaringz, is a rapper, executive manager and hip hop producer associated with the Wu-Tang Clan. He was discovered by Ol' Dirty Bastard and Method Man at a Wu-Tang Clan concert in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on May 26, 1997. After impressing Ol' Dirty Bastard with a live freestyle on stage he was introduced to RZA who signed him to Wu-Tang Records in 1999.

Cilvaringz became the first official non American affiliate of the Wu-Tang Clan which at the time was unheard of and lead to mass coverage in most of Europe's major media outlets. From 2002 till 2006 he toured the world as the official opening act of RZA, Method Man & Redman, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah. On April 9, 2007 he released his first solo album I through five different record labels around the world. Since 2008, he has been working under the patronage of RZA on Wu-Tang's secret album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin. The unique release of the album as only one available copy in the world was unprecedented and became one of the biggest and most widely covered music stories of 2014. Forbes magazine broke the story exclusively on March 26, 2014.