Director of the Barbershop series of films, as well as Notorious, a biopic of The Notorious B.I.G.
He made amateur films and created the public access TV show Splice of Life.
He won much acclaim from the black film community, having been nominated for a Black Film Award for Best Director for Soul Food and a Black Reel Award for Best Director for Notorious.
His father George worked at the American Motors plant in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
He directed Ice Cube in the 2002 comedy Barbershop.