Born in Los Angeles, California. Ryan Michael Lewis grew up in South Central, at the age of 12 years old Cloud 9ine KO developed his own writing flow that would later become his signature style. In 2012, Cloud 9ine KO released his debut mixtape, "Rare Breed Society". Following his 2nd "#4StarMovement", a mixtape dedicated to the loss of a childhood friend. Today, Cloud 9ine KO continues to release hit after hit, collaborating with some of the best artists & producers around.