Royce da 5'9"


Born Ryan Montgomery in Detroit, Royce da 5’9" is best known for his longstanding collaborative friendship with fellow Detroit emcee Eminem. The duo formed the rap group Bad Meets Evil around 1998, released a single with the same name on Em’s 1999 The Slim Shady LP and, in 2011, they produced a full length album, Hell: The Sequel. Also a member of hip hop group Slaughterhouse, Royce released his first solo studio effort Rock City (Version 2.0) in 2002. Along with Eminem, Yelawolf and Slaughterhouse, Royce ripped the stage during the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards cypher.