Blac Monks was a southern hip-hop/rap group from Houston, Texas, made up of 3-2, D.A. and AWOL. They were signed to the legendary hip-hop label Rap-A-Lot Records. The trio released their debut albim titled, Secrets Of The Hidden Temple, in the spring of 1995. After a long hiatus, during which Quiet Storm and former Geto Boys member Raheem joined the ground, they released their sophomore album, No Mercy.