Dezze Montiago was born Kenneth Kwame Williams on March 7th, 1990, in San Diego, California. At the age of 2 his father, Tyrone Williams was murdered, forcing his mother Spring Nowden to be a single mother and support her son as well as her daughter by herself. Growing up , Dezze enjoyed doing regular activities such as playing basketball, football, baseball and anything else he could do to keep him out of the streets and activity going on in his neighborhood. During the late 1990’s & early 2000’s the area in the city he lived in started to become worse, rough and grew with more gang activity/ violence , so at the age of 13, Dezze and his family moved to Charlotte, Nc. He attended East Mecklenburg High School. In a new state at 13 years old, he loved and grew a passion for music.