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When 9Gotti was a teenager, his family moved to the North Side of Atlanta, and his music ambitions took off. Lead by himself and Jay Capone, the group N.A.B. began recording music. Local exposure followed, fueled by appearances on the popular local mixtape series Crunk City This lead to 9Gotti working with the group Y.B.L., that secured a recording contract with Pure Pain Records. After the untimely death of Pure Pain's star artist Camoflauge, 9Gotti and Y.B.L. went their separate ways. 9Gotti then signed to 3C Recordings with then collaborated with Huntsville artist Skinny Mann to release the album Iceberg & Polo as Gold Mouth & Skinny Mann. 9Gotti later reunited with N.A.B., and released the singles Dickies Wassup Ho which earned radio play through Atlanta. Working with Shawty Lo and D4L lead to N.A.B. releasing their biggest hit, Go Head
The group N.A.B. was put on hold, and 9Gotti began focusing on his own music and on starting his label, Game Tyte Music Group (then Game Tyte Entertainment). Promotion efforts have found 9Gotti recording several exclusive solo mixtapes with well-known DJ's, appearing on dozens of mixtapes from DJ's throughout North America and Europe, and performing at shows throughout the Southeast. 9Gotti's popularity in Florida especially lead to him winning awards from Slip n Slide DJ's and The United DJ Alliance. 9Gotti's mixtape with DJ Nelly Nell was especially well received, eventually leading to nearly 20,000 downloads and hard copies distributed across the entire US. 9Gotti released an EP Can I Get Paid? and an album,Swaglanta, both distributed digitally through most major online music stores, including iTunes and Amazon. Collaborating with Dough From Da Go of Dough Muzik, 9Gotti is preparing to release Mr. Network with appearances from numerous major artists. He is also affiliated with Da Black Al Capone and 1-800-StarvinArtists/Clover G, and is working on a project titled Internet Junkies with Da Black Al Capone and featuring other well-known artists.