Cayex Illah started his music career as an Ill State Assassin (a legendary Chicago based hip hop crew) and started his music production career at Creator’s Way Associated Labels (CWAL) in 1997 as an Assistant / Producer / Engineer to the Legendary Traxster, who brought you Do or Die’s platinum selling single “Po Pimp and Twista’s Gold selling album Adrenaline Rush. During Cayex’s time assisting Traxster he became very skillful at audio engineering and music production, ranking him easily as one of Chicago’s premiere producers and go to guys if you’re looking for industry ready material. Cayex is a very versatile music producer able to achieve any sound ranging from Hip Hop, R&B to Pop. In 1999 Cayex and Toxic (another ill State Assassin and producer for CWAL at the time) decided to leave CWAL to form China White Music and open their own recording studio in downtown Chicago. Soon after hearing that Toxic and Cayex were no longer at CWAL, Twista quickly approached them and immediately they became in house producers for Twista’s then new label Legit Ballin’ Records, putting out 3 releases under Legit Ballin’ Records that sold over 250,000 units each independently. In 2003 financially unhappy and realizing there was no more room for growth Cayex decided to leave China White Music and Twista’s Legit Ballin Records.Cayex is currently operating his own music production company and recording studio known as Cayex Illah Music /CIM Studios in Chicago. Some of Cayex Illah’s current works are AK Billionaire of Do or Die’s “Burnin’Rubber” & “We gettin’money”, Parkay’s “Blinded by the light” (3 Kings Mixtape), Bump J’s “I can handle it” (Dinner time Mixtape), Twista presents GMG who’s got next…, Cayex Illah “Nothin’but profit”, Cayex Illah “Rise 2 Power” (album comin’ soon), Taylor Boyz “We what the city’s been missin” (Mixtape). Cayex has produced and worked with such artists and labels as: Twista (Platinum), Do or Die (Platinum), Speedknot Mobstaz, Bun B of UGK (Platinum), Fiend (Platinum), Lil Flip (Platinum), Bump J, PHLI, DJ Sean Mac (SHADYVILLE), Parkay, Nikki Nikita, Sincere, YB Music Group, Mick Luter, Amilcar, Chella H, Mastah Killah of The Wu Tang Clan, M80 of Almighty, Payola Inc., The Rocketeers, Nick n Beans, Jay J & The Braindead Noodle Knockers, Fakeshoredrive, Big Law, Yung Berg, Aris Bo, Gemstones, Dutch Schultz, Dee Brown, Renaissance, Money Hungree Ent., 80’s Baby Ent., Skip Lava, Troy Real/The Real Label, Oobie, Petey Pablo (Gold), Mikkey Halsted, Psychodrama, Cap 1, Johnny P, Bennie Franks, Felony of Public Announcement (Platinum), Chilla Chief Snypa, Bo Deal (5X 106 & Park Freestyle Friday Champion), Belo of DOD, Rap a lot Records, Asylum, The Legion Records and many more.