Born John David Jackson, he is an American rapper who gained stardom after his 2009 single "Throw It In the Bag" was released.
He was featured on several mix tapes and radio shows while in high school in an attempt to demonstrate his rapping abilities.
He was arrested in 2003 for having an unregistered weapon.
He and his partner Emily Bustamante have two sons named Johan and Jonas.
He was featured on the 2009 Trey Songz hit "Say Aah."