Born in Gulfport, MS raised in Columbus, GA, M.R.C, was greatly influenced by hip hop. As a young boy in the early 90s, M.R.C. started listening to artist such Digital Underground, Too Short, Das EFX, LL Cool J and many more. As time progress and he became older, the artist changed and he started listening to 2pac, Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony and No Limit recording artists. While playing around with a friend one day M.R.C. started saying he was going to be known as Mr. C but he saw that a DJ had the name Mister Cee so he decided just to use the initials of his name. He been rapping since 1999. He recorded several songs on cassette tapes using various instrumentals by himself and with artists such as James the Ripper and Mossburg JT. He made his first studio guest appearance along with James the Ripper & Mossburg JT with Gulfport, MS's native group Coast Guard back in 2003. A few months after, M.R.C. enlisted to the United States Marine Corps. After completing Recruit Training, in 2004 M.R.C. was a feature artist on a song with Blue House Record's own Sammie Kane and Mossburg JT. He then left to North Carolina to do more Marine Corps Training and ended up working with local artist in Jacksonville, NC, group The HaveNots consisting of artist Nationwide, Shawn Dot, Hoodrat & J Dot Psychotic. M.R.C. was introduced to The Have-Nots in June 2004 by group member and his friend J Dot Psychotic. M.R.C. remained in Jacksonville, NC and was stationed to the local Marine Corps Air Station, New River. While stationed M.R.C. expanded his musician skills and learned the art of producing for about six months and after he felt he was good enough he bought his first digital recorder and learned how to record his own vocals too. He put out various mixtape songs and first uploaded them to myspace in April 2005. After a few months he was deployed to Iraq from 2005-2006 and put recording on hold but returned to get back at it.