Born Paul Beauregard, he is a rapper, producer, and member of the Academy Award Winning group Three 6 Mafia. In 2013 he reunited with four of the original member of Three 6 Mafia to form Da Mafia 6ix.
He began his career as a DJ and as a part of the rap duo The Serial Killaz.
He won an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2006 for co-writing "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp", which was featured in the film Hustle & Flow.
He shares a child named Nautical with ex-fiancé Majda Baltic. Fellow Three 6 Mafia member Lord Infamous is his half-brother.
He collaborated with Justin Timberlake on the latter's song "Chop Me Up."