"Cash and respect trust equals loyalty" simply defines who The Cartel is. Their lyrical bond began roughly about 5 years ago in the grimey city of Salisbury,NC. Khemist better known as Keion Miller and Inf better known as Tre Sifford make up the incredible duo The Cartel finding the same inspiration through music,Khem and Inf began creating pictures of their life stories and the stories of others. Idolizing the late great Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G as well as the newly coupled Jay-Z and Nas, The Cartel uses their love of music to give you something you can not only chew but digest.When it comes to real music they are at the forefront of being on top.They plaster tracks with metaphors and 16 bar spliffs. Putting their blood, sweat and tears into their new album Money Talks. Which has the street and the web in a craze. With their go getter attiude and stories of guts and glory success is due.