Former members of The Undertaker’s Ministry of Darkness, Acolytes Faarooq & Bradshaw would later offer their uniquely brutal skill set to any Superstar who needed protection from harm — for the right price, of course. Going into business as The Acolytes Protection Agency, or APA for short, Faarooq & Bradshaw became cigar-chomping, beer-swilling mercenaries, enlisted by their fellow Superstars to serve as bodyguards whenever they weren’t pulverizing opponents in the ring (or at the poker table). Among the hard-hitting mercenaries’ diverse clientele were Crash Holly, Mae Young, Kai En Tai and even The Mean Street Posse. Yes, that Mean Street Posse.
Trashing Superstars and barrooms alike, The APA is remembered as one of the most feared tandems of The Attitude Era, earning three World Tag Team Championships and competing in hellacious clashes with the likes of The Dudleys, Edge & Christian, The New Age Outlaws and the buttoned-up critics of all things Attitude Era, The Right to Censor.