Birth name

Eric Kaiser


9 September 1970 (age 47)


South Park, Houston, Texas, United States


Hip hop, Southern hip hop, gangsta rap, conscious hip hop


Rapper, record producer

Years active



Electric City (1993-1999)
Alexia (1998)
Cerebral (1998)
Black Book International (2004-present)

Associated acts

The 144 Elite, A.C. Chill, C.O.D., The Conscious Army, DJ Screw, Dope E, Ganksta NIP, Klondike Kat, Point Blank, PSK-13, Real Chill, South Park Coalition, Trae tha Truth, Z-Ro

Eric Kaiser (born 9 September 1970), better known by his stage name K-Rino, is an American rapper and record producer from Houston, Texas. He is a pioneer of the Southern hip hop scene, and has been rapping since 1983. K-Rino's first release was the single "Rockin It" with his group Real Chill in 1986, and he founded the South Park Coalition collective that same year. K-Rino has spent his entire career as an independent artist, and has released all of his albums since 2004 on his label Black Book International.


Studio albums Stories from the Black BookDanger ZoneK-RinoNo MercyFear No EvilThe Hitt ListThe Majority ReportWorst Rapper AliveTime TravelerBook Number 7Triple Darkness Vol. 1 - Wreck TimeTriple Darkness Vol. 2 - The LyricsTriple Darkness Vol. 3 - Coalition AmbushThe Blood DoctrineSolitary ConfinementAnnihilation of the Evil MachineAlien BabyThe Day of the StormSoutheast Southpark RevolutionDeeper Elevation80 Minute EternityThe MaventheRAPeuticPlantation RebellionDeprogrammedMakin' EnemiesUniversal CurriculumConception of ConceptEnter the Iron TrapWizard's RansomAmerican HeroesWelcome to LifeIntervention
Live albums Live in AustraliaLive at Club Numbers
Compilation albums Ten Year RunFamily BiznessThe Head HuntersGuest Appearances Part 1Guest Appearances Part 2Guest Appearances Part 3Guest Appearances Part 4K-Rino and the Texas All-StarsThe Skills CollectionSkillz Collection Vol. 2
Singles "Cartoon Orgie" • "Illusions" • "Murda the Mainstream"
Related articles The 144 EliteBlack Book InternationalC.O.D.The Conscious ArmyReal ChillSouth Park Coalition