His name is Carlos Cruz but most people call him Charlie, Cane or Los. He was born and raised in Washington heights & Dyckman all his life to Dominican parents with 2 brothers and 2 sisters. He has been a hip-hop head since the late 80’s and early 90’s. He grew up listening to a lot of great hip-hop artist such as Nas, Jay-Z, De La Soul, Common, Black Star (Mos Def & Talib Kweli), Dr. Dre, Souls of Mischiefs, Boot Camp Click, Heltah Skeltah, Smiff-n-Wesson, KRS-One, Rakim, Kool G Rap, Big L and the list goes on and on..
He started rapping for fun when he was 14 years old. At the young age of 17, he started taking rap seriously. He started recording music at his old friend JL’s home studio in the Bronx. His friend JL had the setup in the living room and the recording booth was in the close