Born in Beverley Hills, California.
The Alchemist began his rise to legendary producer status back in the early 1990's, when him and Scott Caan (currently an actor who has featured in films like Oceans Eleven) formed a duo rap group called The Whooliganz.
Alchemsit was closely associated with The Dilated Peoples and Mobb Deep having produced tracks such as...Third Degree, Thug Muzik and The Realest. Since his rise to fame amongst the hip hop world in the late 1990s Alchemist has collaborated with various artist across the hip hop scene. He was all so involved in creating a soundtrack for GTA V called "Welcome to Los Santos" which featured many artists like Freddie Gibbs, E-40 and MC Eiht.