Rapper who has become a respected voice in West Coast hip-hop with solo releases like 2011's Her Favorite Colo(u)r and 2014's Good to Be Home. He has also recorded a number of collaborative albums with such artists as Madlib, Exile and Johnson&Johnson.
Early in his career, he was a hype man for artists like Steve Spacek and Slum Village.
He was named HipHopDX's Rookie of the Year in 2007.
His real name is Johnson Barnes. He was raised by his mother and stepfather.
He has been close friends with fellow San Pedro native Miguel.