He released his first album, Everything You Want, in 1997. He made an adult video that went viral in 2003.
He famously dated reality superstar Kim Kardashian from 2007 until 2011; they had a sex tape that went public.
His parents are Sonja Bates-Norwood and Billie Norwood. His first cousin is Snoop Dogg. In August of 2016, he married Princess Love, and a year later they announced they were expecting their first child together.
His older sister is highly successful R&B singer Brandy.