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Nine is the stage name of Derrick Keyes, an emcee and protégé of DJ Funkmaster Flex from The Bronx, New York.

Keyes got his break in late 1993 as a featured guest on Funkmaster Flex and the Ghetto Celebs’ “Six Million Ways to Die”. The verse showcased Nine’s harsh, gravelly flow and the artist signed a deal with the now-defunct underground label, Profile Records. He is known for the singles “Whutcha Want?” and “Any Emcee“…

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Nine Livez (1995)

Nine Livez

01. Ova Confident
02. Redrum
03. Da Fundamentalz
04. Hit Em Like Dis
05. Who U Won Test
06. Whutcha Want?
07. Fo’eva Blunted
08. Peel
09. Retaliate
10. Tha Cypha
11. Ahh Shit
12. Everybody Won Heaven (Redrum The Remix)
13. Any Emcee
14. Ta Rasss

Cloud 9 (1996)

Cloud 9

01. Know Inroduction
02. Every Man 4 Himself
03. We Play 4 Keeps
04. Tha Product
05. Uncivilized
06. No Part A Me
07. Lyin’ King
08. Richman Poorman (Act One)
09. Jon Doe
10. Make Or Take
11. Warriors
12. 4 Chicken Wings And Rice