RondoNumbaNine (Rondo#9)whose real name is Clint Massey is a rap artist from the South Side of Chicago Illinois. Like numerous other rap artists from Chicago, RondoNumbaNine is part of the drill movement. His songs tend to portray his daily life in the violent streets of Chicago. He is a Black Disciples gang member from the 600 set of the gang. In videos of his songs, he can be seen along with his fellow gang members throwing gang signs praising their gang, as well as gang signs disrespecting their enemies. Most of the disrespecting signs tend to be aim at their rivals, the Gangster Disciples which includes artists from Fly Boy Gang(FBG). Unlike many rap beefs that tend to stay on wax, many of the gang beefs from Chicago tend to end in the streets, and there have been numerous rappers whom have been killed, in what authorities believe was the result of gang violence, though the killers are rarely caught. On March 10, 2014 RondoNumbaNine was charged with murder, for the shooting death of Javan Boyd, and the police claimed they have him on tape with another co-defendant committing the crime.
In September 2013, RondoNumbaNine’s friend and fellow 600 member “L’A Capone”, was gunned down while leaving a studio after a recording session, a few hours after the shots were fired, he was pronounced dead. RondoNumbaNine would then go on to release a video in honor of his fallen friend called “Trap Spot”. Like RondoNumbaNine, L’A Capone had just recently started gaining attention, for songs such as “Round Here” and “Play for Keeps” which featured RondoNumbaNine.
Some of Rondo's most popular songs include "Trap Spot", "Shooters", "Play for Keeps", as well as numerous others.
RondoNumbaNine has one mixtape out that can be downloaded, listened to, and stream on Datpiff. The mixtape, titled “I’m Up Next” was released in 2012 and contains a total of 12 tracks.
RondoNumbaNine Charged With Murder
On March 10, 2014 it was revealed that RondoNumbaNine was charged with murder and was held on a 2 million dollar bond. Authorities claim RondoNumbaNine is responsible for the brutal murder of Javan Boyd. Boyd, a cab driver, was shot 7 times on February 22, 2014, while waiting for a passenger. According to authorities the murder was caught on tape, and they allegedly have finger print evidence linking Rondo to the crime.