Rapper and actor who gained recognition from fans as the biggest unsigned artist to become successful without the utilization of internet exposure. He is a rising film star as well, having performed in the 2012 films Flight and What to Expect When You're Expecting.
He was homeless when he was younger. To cope with the struggles, he wrote raps and recited monologues from plays. His music that he wrote during his time in poverty is a reflection of his and many unfortunate youths' struggles that they must try to overcome.
He is set to appear in an upcoming documentary about his life titled Malikai: Trials of a Youngsta. He works with several charitable organizations such as the World Food Program and Save the Children and has a couple organizations himself called Malikai's Kidz and The Underground Railroad Org.
He was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up in The Bronx, New York and Atlanta, Georgia.
He shared the screen with Denzel Washington in the film Flight.