Electronic music producer who is largely credited with helping pioneer techno music, in particular Detroit techno. He's performed under the names X-Ray, Mayday, and Rhythim is Rhythim.
He started performing in high school with his friends. They would become known as the Belleville Three.
He was featured in the 2006 documentary High Tech Soul: The Creation of Techno Music.
An only child, he was raised by his mother in Detroit, Michigan.
He and Jeff Mills are credited as pioneers of Detroit techno.