Born Percy Robert Miller, he is a rap icon who gained fame with the release of his album Ice Cream Man and his single "Make 'Em Say Uhh!," which went platinum in 1997.
He released two albums, Get Away Clean and Bad Boy, before striking it big with TRU.
His album Only God Can Judge Me hit gold status after selling over 500,000 copies.
He married Sonya Miller in 1991 and became a father to nine children, including fellow rapper Lil' Romeo.
He was featured on Snoop Dogg's 2007 song "Snoop World."