There are at least three bands/artists with the name Exit 9: an American funk band, an American rock/folk duo and a Hungarian drum&bass producer. 1. A nine piece funk band from New York that started out as a combo group called "Qualified Funk". With the members of the outfit all under age 21, The band evolved into a tight-playing ensemble with a style very close to Black Heat, B.T. Express & Brass Construction. Very clean playing with lots of brass & percussion.