Russian Rapper known as Ligalize who's been part of various groups, including Department of Bastards (D.O.B.), Bad B., and Legal Busine$$.
He first started rapping in 1993 and originally sang in English as part of the group Slingshot. They released their debut album in 1994.
Early in his career, he spent time living in the Congo. Although he's released several albums with several groups, he didn't release a solo album until 2006.
He grew up in Moscow, back when it was part of the Soviet Union.