Name: Craig Smith Jr. Birthdate: July 12, 1988 Birthplace: Kansas City, MO Early Life: Lived with both parents until they separated. Eventually, came to live with Craig Smith Sr. in California for 9 months while attending school in Van Nuys, CA. Attended high School at Raytown South High in a suburb of Kansas City. Music Career: Began pursuing music with Chief Wakil and Greg Enemy in high school. The group was known as The Renegades. This collective put out 4 mixtapes throughout Kansas City before pursuing separate projects in 2007. Craig Smith went on to release several free projects including 2007’s Anomaly, My Fly Mixtape and The Introduction (both released in 2008), and the early 2009 mixtape: 1988.