Necro

Necro was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in the Glenwood Houses where he lived for eight years from about 6 years old to age 14, when he moved to Canarsie. Born into a Jewish family, he is the son of two Israeli expatriates with ancestry from Israel and Romania.[6] Necro’s father was a Romanian born Israeli soldier and his mother an Orthodox baal teshuva.[7]
He began his musical career at 11, playing in a death/thrash band named Injustice. He made a transition from heavy metalto hip hop.[7] In 1988, he started rapping after being influenced by his older brother, rapper Ill Bill. Necro derived his stage-name from the Slayer song “Necrophobic”. Before that he called himself “Mad Mooney”, which was a character from a Clive Barker book. He made his first demo in about 1990 and won a demo battle contest on the Stretch Armstrong and Bobbitoshow on WKCR-FM. In about 1993 Necro started rapping full-time and made a demo called “Do The Charles Manson”. In 1995 he proceeded to rap on the Wildman Steve and DJ Riz show WBAU 90.3FM.