Stacks McCain was born Phillip Deshoin Wood on Feb. 13, 1986, in Mpls, Minnesota, to Phyllis Hatley. He is also known as N.V. Stacks grew up in one of the most dangerous areas in mpls known now as "North Side Iraq". His stage name Stacks McCain, stems from keeping money and other reason..... Stacks has been writing since he was 9, that's was the first time he heard the song "Regulators" by "213" and feel in love with Hip-Hop immediately. He was later dubbed "A True Story Teller" by Tracy Morgan with Trouble Child Productions. Stacks established himself in the local scene fast and out of the blue, preforming shows and winning contest, "judges say, Stacks stage presence and delivery could take him to the top".