Rudy Kalma was born in Santa Barbara, Pangasinan, Philippines and shortly immigrated to Daly City, California in the year 2000.
He eventually discovered his affinity for writing at an early age and used it as a means to express himself freely. He officially started writing and recording his own songs his senior year of high school. Inspired by the likes of Nas, Mos Def, Eminem, Outkast, and Tupac Shakur, Rudy Kalma has worked tirelessly to hone his craft. He is a writer and an artist under the management of Urban Native Era and is a part of the Rogue Wav Colectiv, a group consisting of various creatives looking to make an impact on the landscape.