Hip-hop, pop, and R&B songwriter, music producer, and publisher. His musical mentors and songwriting partners included Kenneth Hale and Tony Haynes.
With brothers Mark and Tricky, he worked as a producer for RedZone Entertainment. Later, he founded a company called Morningside Trail Music.
Born Philip Lane Stewart II, he grew up on Chicago's South Side. His marriage to Khaila Stewart produced three children.
He discovered and mentored music producer and songwriter Terius Nash.