Matthew and Jermaine Cranmo were born Janurary 24,1987 in Cincinnati Ohio. Mary Cranmo, a single mother of four raised her children in Lincoln Courts. With their mother almost dying from Pneumonia and being hopitalized for a year they had to move with friends and family and eventually ended up in foster care til their mother was back on her feet. At the age of nine Matthew and Jermaine knew they had to find a better way out of the hood so they started rapping. They would often remix songs made by artists like Tupac, Biggie, Hot Boyz, Naz and plenty more.