Rapper, producer and songwriter known for the hits "North Philly," "Been Through It All" and "Do It For the Homies." He was part of the rap group State Property before becoming a solo artist.
He wrote music for Kanye West while he was part of the group State Property.
He was wrongfully arrested in 2000 when a witness claimed that he fatally shot someone in a road altercation. The witness later recanted the statement.
He was born Kenneth Johnson. He grew up in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He used to work with Jay Z on some of his production hits.