Better known by his stage name A+, he is a rapper who released US Hip Hop charting albums The Latch-Key Child and Hempstead High in the 1990s.
He won a national talent competition sponsored by Def Jam Records in 1995 and became the first artist to sign to Kedar Entertainment.
After an album releasing hiatus, he released three albums between 2005 and 2010 called Back 2 Business mixtape, The Lab: Test#1, and Without a Trace.
He was born in Hempstead, New York.
His first album, The Latch-Key Child, featured artists Q Tip, Mobb Deep and AZ.