American rapper best known for his time with the West Coast rap supergroup Westside Connection. Their debut album, Bow Down, peaked at number 2 on the Billboard 200 in 1996. He is also the founder of independent record label Hoo-Bangin' Records- he released an album Soft White under his independent record label and Fontana Distribution.
Born Dedric Rollison, he first started rapping with Ice Cube in 1994.
He had a top five album on the U.S. Billboard Hip Hop charts with his 1997 album Based on a True Story. He went on the west coast hip tour "Up in Smoke" in 2000.
He has one daughter, Chase, with ex-wife Tionne Watkins.
He rapped alongside Ice Cube for many years as a member of Westside Connection.