Born Ali Newman, he is an American rapper whose 2009 album 'Us' reached the #6 position on the US Indie Charts.
He converted to Islam at age 15, while attending high school in Minnesota.
He is legally blind due to his albinism, a disorder characterized by a lack of pigment in skin, eyes, and hair.
He has a son and a daughter from two separate marriages.
He performed on Jimmy Fallon's late night talk show.