Down AKA Kilo

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Birthday
13, 1985
Birthplace
Oxnard, CA
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1985 (age 33)
Birthplace
Oxnard, CA

About

Mexican-American rapper whose first album, California Cowboyz, was released in 2003. He followed it up with 2007's Definition of an Ese, which included his breakout single "Lean Like a Cholo."

Before Fame

He started rapping at age 13, inspired by artists like Cypress Hill. His first recordings were produced in the garage of Edward "E-Dub" Rios, who would go on to become the producer of the radio show Pocos Pero Locos on Power 106.

Trivia

He was put into a coma after being seriously injured in a car accident in Farmington, New Mexico in March 2009.

Family Life

His real name is Juan Martinez. His parents immigrated to the United States from Mexico.

Associated With

His instrumental track for "Lean Like a Cholo" was borrowed by Tyga for the song "Tatted like a Cholo."

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