Real name Jaye Adams, he is Canadian rapper nominated for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize who put out a debut mixtape called Marauding in Paradise.
He was accepted into the Columbia College Chicago's art program in 2012, but elected not to go as he was reluctant to move to a new city.
He began working on his mixtape Marauding in Paradise as early as 2011, but was not satisfied with it. His single "Switch" became a regular track played at Toronto Raptors games.
His stepfather worked as a diplomat. He lived in several places in his childhood, including Toronto, Barbados, Kuwait and various places in the United States.
Kardinal Offishall introduced him at a 2015 Toronto Red Bull Sound Select show.