Born of Italian and Mohawk Native American descent John Slaughta was raised in up state New York. His Mother died when he was only 5 years of age and he never knew his father because his father was in and out of prison. He lived all around the state. Spent time in juvenile prison facilities and also in county jail.His inspirations to become a rapper were the Notorious B.I.G., Public Enemy, NWA, Eric B and Rakim,EPMD, Scarface, TUpac,KRS1, LL Cool J, Fat Joe, Jay-Z,Ice Cube,Dr Dre,WuTang Clan, Busta Rhymes and the Fugees.He started to rap at the age of 14. 'LET THE ONSLAUGHT BEGIN' IS ON CDBABY NOW SO CHECK IT OUT CDBABY.COM/CD/SLAUGHTA2.