K-9 is a westcoast MC born in east Los Angeles and grew up on 79th street where he was influenced by the west coast culture and sounds that go on around the streets of southern California. K-9 brings the raw sound of true west coast hip hop. K-9 is true to his word, formerly part of The Death Row Camp, K-9 was brought on as the next best thing to hit Death Row Records, Along with other acts K-9 was part of the "Too gangsta for radio" compilation and also collaborated with acts like Tamia, The Outlawz, Mokenstaff, Gonzoe, Too Cool, Dresta the Gangsta, J Valentine, The lost souls, Young Hogg$, Dirty Dee, Swoop G, Dem Rock Real L.A. Compton, Watts Niggaz. K-9 later departed from The Row records to pursue other projects. K-9 is infamously known for going after Snoop Dogg at the source awards, and taking shots at Suge Knight.