Best known by his stage name Lil Tay, he is one-third of the St. Louis, Missouri based group 3 Problems. They became well-known for their mixtape A Problem Story.
He grew up in Jennings, Missouri. He was just graduating high school when his rap group began to take flight.
He has been shot, but survived with the bullet passing cleanly through his arm. He thought about business school if rap didn't work out for him.
He performed in 3 Problems alongside 2 of his cousins.
He performed alongside Relly Rell and the late Swagg Huncho in the rap trio 3 Problems.