R&B Singer

Birthday April 16, 1973

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace St. Louis, MO

Age 50 years old

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Grammy-nominated R&B and hip-hop artist who gained prominence with the song "Locked Up" and his debut album Trouble. He has collaborated on numerous #1 hits.

Before Fame

He learned to play the drums, guitar, and djembe before he was seven and moved to Newark, New Jersey.


His 2005 single "Lonely" reached the top five on the Billboard Hot 100 and his second album, Konvicted, yielded the hit single "Smack That."

Family Life

His brother is music producer Abou Thiam. He claimed to have had six children with three different women. He has worked valiantly to protect his family from media attention. He was previously married to Tricia Ana.

Associated With

He collaborated with Michael Jackson on the song "Hold My Hand," which was the last song the King of Pop created before his death.


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