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necro & ill bill

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Necro was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in the Glenwood Housing Projects. Necro is the son of two Israeli expatriates, Necro's father was a combat soldier and his mother an Orthodox Ba'al Teshuva. "In the PJ's and everywhere I looked there was a wolf. The projects was like a maze for a little 5 year old and it gave me a lot of freedom to be around different cultures", Necro says. He lived there for eight years from about 6 years old to age 14, when he moved to Canarsie. Necro began his musical career at 11, playing guitar in a thrash metal band. But in due time, he made a transition from metal to hip-hop. In 1988, Necro rhyming after being influenced by his older brother Ill Bill, who would constantly kick rhymes in the house. Fiending for props Necro realized he had something original to contribute to Hip Hop. He would rhyme in the lunchroom everyday until he was kicked out of South Shore High School for fighting. He made his first demo in about 1990 and won a demo battle contest on the Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito show on WKCR 89.9FM. In about 1993 Necro started rapping brutal full time making a demo called "Do The Charles Manson". He started getting a rep for rapping rugged. At this time in Necro's life he was young, angry, usually armed and a drug dealer in Canarsie. He's been influenced by rappers like the Geto Boys and Kool G Rap plus anything that has had an impact on the Hip Hop generation. In 1994 Necro hit up radio stations and dropped rhymes that are considered legendary by fans on the Stretch and Bobbito show. In '95 he proceeded to drop rhymes on the Wildman Steve and DJ Riz show WBAU 90.3FM with verses that earned the man a large following and to this day kids are still trading his freestylesStudio Releases 1998: Necro (Vinyl EP) 2000: I Need Drugs 2001: Gory Days 2002: Gory Days: Special Edition CD/DVD 2004: The Pre-Fix for Death 2005: The Sexorcist 2007: Death Rap 2008: The Sexorcist: Special Edition CD/DVD 2010: DIE!