Born Keith Edward Elam, he is a rapper who is best known for being a member of the hip hop duo Gang Starr.
He graduated with a degree in business administration from Morehouse College in Atlanta.
He did the voice work for 8-Ball, who appears in the video games Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories.
He had a son named Keith Casim and his father was a judge in Massachusetts.
He collaborated with Busta Rhymes.