$TRICTLY BIZ aka Tim Kates has been quietly on the scene for years now . Born in Chicago IL, raised in Anderson, In. $TRICTLY grew up influence
d by a well rounded all round flavor of hip-hop with the essence of artists such as; Twista, Do or Die 8 Ball and MJG, UGK, C BO, E40, Nas, DMX.
No stranger to the underground movement $TRICTLY BIZ has been involved with numerous projects such as; MOB MUZIK MIX a compilation with a local group Contraversy; TWIZTED MUZIC MIX a compilations of artists from the local independant record label, TWIZTED MUZIC ENT.
Shortly after the release of the mmade alliances with NICK BEAM, the chief producer of TME and created is current album AGAINST LL ODDS. He is currently launching a self propelled tour to promote the new mix tape album that $TRICTLY and the TME camp has dubbed "OPERATION EVERYWHERE". In between time BIZ is working on his second mix tape FOR THE STREETS EARS ONLY.