King Jalaw is a young hip hop artist and a founder of Gem City Collective born in Dayton, OH. As a young child King was always fascinated by music and dance. He started playing piano at 8 and started writing raps at 11. His musical journey would begin when he met Soulucien in middle school from there they started a dance group known as "The Troops" which later became a music group. As they grew older as artist and entrepreneurs they would met other extraordinary individuals and form Gem City Collective.