Lehlohonolo "IgnitiOn" Nkoane, was born and raised in Katlehong, a township located in the east of Johannesburg. IgnitiOn is 26 Years old and he started rapping at the age of 13. By the age of 16, he had formed a group together with his friends, The Expendables. The Expendables went and recorded a 5 Track EP that went unreleased. They later disbanded in 2012, which led him to meeting "DoneFam" (a soweto based Hip-Hop movement) of which he became a member of.
IgnitiOn is among a number of artists who participated in YFM's "Full-clip", a Hip-Hop show formerly hosted by Sizwe Dhlomo (Siz) & Siyabonga Ngwekazi (Scoop).