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A HipHop group noted for popularizing the {{Horrorcore}} style, Gravediggaz primarily consisted of Stetsasonic's Frukwan (The Gatekeeper), Music/WuTangClan's RZA (The Rzarector), Music/DeLaSoul producer Prince Paul (The Undertaker), and Brothers Grym's Poetic (The Grym Reaper). Gravediggaz is noted for a high level of GallowsHumor, Music/GetoBoys-influenced cartoonish violence, esoteric references to the Nation of Gods and Earths and dark production.

Their first album, ''Niggamortis'' (more widely known as ''6 Feet Deep'' in the United States), is one of the most widely appraised {{Horrorcore}} albums, and features some of the darkest production by Prince Paul. Their next album, ''The Pick, the Sickle and the Shovel'', featured production by RZA and a calmer sound, while the lyrics combined their usual Horrorcore fare with sociopolitical issues. ''Nightmare in A-Minor'' was recorded without RZA and Prince Paul, who had left the group. After Poetic's AuthorExistenceFailure in 2001, the group remained inactive until recording a new track, "2 More Cups of Blood" in 2010, and announcing a new Gravediggaz album in 2011.

Not to be confused with Music/GraveDigger, a German metal band.

!!Gravediggaz provides examples of the following tropes:

* AllMenArePerverts: Averted in "Defective Trip (Trippin')"
--> Down the corridor was Old Fat Ned,
--> Schemin' off a blowjob from a crackhead
--> He said, "Hey, want a piece, little man?"--> I was like, "[[ADateWithRosiePalms Yo, I'm better off with my hand!!!]]"
* AuthorExistenceFailure: Poetic.
* AxCrazy / TheSociopath: Several songs relate to this.
* BlackComedy / DeadBabyComedy
* CensoredTitle: ''6 Feet Deep'', originally ''Niggamortis''.
* ComedicSociopathy
* ConsciousHipHop: ''The Pick, The Sickle and the Shovel'' has a few songs that fit the mold.
* DrivenToSuicide: Two of the verses in "1-800 Suicide" are about this, while the third has Rzarector convincing a group of teens to kill themselves claiming that he'll bring them back to life. [[spoiler: He doesn't.]]
* FakeOutFadeOut: Occurs in the middle of the Rzarector's verse on "Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide".
* GaiasLament: "The Night The Earth Cried".
* GallowsHumor
* GangstaRap: Full-blow type 3.
* {{Horrorcore}}
* SuicideAsComedy: "1-800 Suicide"
* VillainProtagonist