Famous as the frontman of the California punk rock and rap fusion group Hed PE, he also pursued a solo career, releasing a 2012 single titled "Doomsday Paradise" under the stage name of Jahred.
During the 1980s, he performed with a dance music group called The Clue. He went on to form Hed (Higher Education) and later changed the group's name to Hed PE, or (hed) Planet Earth.
He contributed to a 2007 track by the hip-hop group Twiztid.
Born Paulo Sergio Gomes, he grew up in California in a family of Brazilian and African heritage.
He and guitarist Wesley Geer are both famous for their membership in Hed PE.