He joined the D12 group according to his friend RIP Bugz' will.
He first collaborated with local emcees from Raw Collection.
Besides his collective work with D12, Swifty Mc Vay released the Grenade Pins mixtape in 2003 in collaboration with Raw Collection and then formed Da Fyre Department with some fellow emcees from 7 Mile. His Forest Fyres mixtape, a lyrical masterpiece, came out in 2005.
Some of Swifty Mc Vay's Under The Influence lyrics:
I'm an instigator, .380 slug penetrator
Degradin, creatin murders to kill haters
Accused for every crime known through the equator