Rapper nicknamed "Five Foot Assassin" known for his work as part of the influential American hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest. His first solo album Ventilation: Da LP was released in 2000.
He went to high school with the other members of A Tribe Called Quest. He was an aspiring professional basketball before joining the group.
He voiced a newborn baby in the 1998 Nickelodeon film The Rugrats Movie.
His birth name was Malik Isaac Taylor.
He was bandmates in A Tribe Called Quest with Q Tip, who went on to release successful solo singles like "Vivrant Thing."